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Someone Special Volunteers for July 7, 2013

BEMIDJI — The Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin Lakes and Pines has recognized Sara Parthun and Ellie Morin as “Someone Special volunteers.”

Parthun leads a troop of 11 girls and encourages them to actively volunteers at the local humane society.

She also handles the cookie sale within her troop, who sold 2,875 packages in just a few months.

Morin has been donating her time as a troop leader for the past seven years.

She has helped with many programs and events including day camp, the fair and water carnival pop stands and the cookie sale.

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

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