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Special volunteers: Blackwood, Hoyum

Loren Hoyum1 / 2
Roy Blackwood2 / 2

BEMIDJI — The Bemidji Community Food Shelf has recognized Roy Blackwood and Loren Hoyum as “Someone Special Volunteers.”

Blackwood has spent hours helping the Bemidji Community Food Shelf move from its downtown location to the Industrial Park along with many other projects.

Hoyum has stepped up to manage the warehouse in the food shelf’s new location and has also provided guidance to the many volunteers working there.

The Bemidji Pioneer, Paul Bunyan Broadcasting, Ken K. Thompson and the United Way recognize “Someone Special Volunteers” who have made significant contributions to the community.

To nominate a volunteer, or for more information, contact the United Way of Bemidji Area 444-8929,, or visit their website