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United Way accepting volunteer award nominations

BEMIDJI — The United Way of Bemidji Area’s Someone Special Volunteer Program is accepting nominations for special volunteers.

The 24th annual program is sponsored by The Pioneer, The United Way of the Bemidji Area, KB101 Radio and Ken K. Thompson Jewelry.

The Someone Special Program offers Bemidji area’s community organizations and businesses a complimentary way to recognize and show appreciation for up to two volunteers who have contributed their time and talents to the betterment of the organization.

All Someone Special Volunteers will be recognized with a plaque from Ken K. Thompson Jewelry, recognition on the KB101 Morning Show with Todd and Mardy on Tuesday and Thursday mornings, an acknowledgement in The Pioneer’s “Living” section and recognition on the United Way of Bemidji Area website and Facebook page.

Volunteer recognition forms can be downloaded from

Forms are due May 31 and will be recognized in the order they are received.

For details, call Jennifer at 444-8929 or email