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Business Briefs for 05/31/2014

Miller, Gabrelcik and Carlson earn honors

BEMIDJI — Local American Family Insurance agents Shannon Miller, Todd Gabrelcik, and John Carlson of Bemidji have been named All American Agents by American Family Insurance Group. They join a select group of agents who distinguished themselves through outstanding sales of American Family insurance products, a release said. Miller has been an American Family agent since October 2012 and is located at 121 23rd St. NE in Bemidji; Gabrelcik has been an agent since March 1990 and his office is located . His offices are located at 121 23rd St. NE in Bemidji and at 107 N. Main St. in Bagley; Carlson has been an agent since April 1996 and his office is located at 1403 Bemidji Ave N., Bemidji.

Bemidji Insure Forward moves

BEMIDJI — On Tuesday, Insure Forward will move to 700 Paul Bunyan Drive NW in Bemidji. The new office shares space with Bank Forward and is on the second floor. Agency manager Bill Baumgartner said the move will mean greater ease for customers. “Before this move, our personal and business agents were at different locations. Our clients will continue to receive the same great service they expect from Insure Forward at one convenient location,” he said.

Mustful attends workshop in St. Cloud

BEMIDJI — Brandon Mustful represented the Beltrami Humane Society at a one-day workshop in St. Cloud, presented by Petfinder, the online database of adoptable pets.

The workshop was sponsored by Petco and hosted by Tri-County Humane Society and featured national speakers. Topics included marketing online, networking with other adoption programs, training dogs for “adoptability” and feline upper respiratory conditions and treatment.