Bemidji Area Chamber Ambassadors recently congratulated Asgard Computers on its relocation to 1426 Bemidji Ave. N, Suite 3. The business sells computers and offers computer repair in shop, on-site or remotely. They can be reached at (218) 751-1032. Pictured from left to right in the front row are ambassador Betsie Curb, Bill Mckenzie-technician, Forrest Smith, manager and owner, Darlene Lueck-bookkeeper, ambassador Barb Treat and in the back row are ambassadors Russ Moen, Paul Diehl and Brian Bissonette.
BEMIDJI -- Jeff Polkinghorne of Park Rapids, Gary Block of Little Falls, Paul Hunt of Pine River and Susan Holden of Minneapolis were recently appointed to the Lakeland Public Television Board of Directors. Polkinghorne moved to the Park Rapids area in the fall of 2013 after a long career in banking and he also taught accounting at the University of Minnesota and Metro State University. Block has an extensive career in radio broadcasting in Little Falls, where he served as program director and on-air announcer for more than 30 years. Paul Hunt and his wife, Lynn, started the Hunt Utilities
Al and Peggy Nohner of Bemidji, along with Louis and Carolyne Turk of St. Louis Park, announce the marriage of their children, Michael Nohner and Lindsey Turk. The wedding and reception took place Oct. 25 at Bunker Hills Golf Club in Coon Rapids. Michael is a 2001 graduate of Bemidji High School and a 2006 graduate of BSU with degrees in business administration and accounting. He is currently a vice president of global fund services with Wells Fargo in Edina. Lindsey is a 2002 graduate of St.
Noemi and Harry Aylesworth recently celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with family and friends. The couple was married on Jan. 25, 1975.
The Bemidji Lions, First City Lions, and community members held a food collection over the noon hour at the Bemidji Eagles Club on Jan. 14. A total of 250 pounds of food as well as more than $500 was collected. All donations were later delivered to The Village of Hope. The collection was a project of Lions Club International Centennial Service Challenge, Relieving Hunger.
Karl Bleser, Rotary president, presents a $1,000 check to Lisa Hofstad, director of Annual Giving for Bemidji State University Foundation. The money will be used for the Bemidji Rotary Club scholarship, an annual $1,000 scholarship awarded since 1999. The BSU Foundation reviews scholarship applications from any newly admitted BSU students or continuing BSU students who are either active in Rotaract or are the child or grandchild of an active Rotarian.
BEMIDJI -- Sanford Health recently announced Sammi Davidson has accepted the administrative director position for Sanford Bagley. Davidson, who has been serving as the interim administrator since October, will fill the position previously held by Kirby Johnson. She will oversee all operations for Sanford Bagley, including the Sanford Bagley Medical Center, Sanford Bagley Clinic, Sanford Bagley Ambulance Service and the Sanford Bagley Clinic in Clearbrook. Davidson is originally from Bagley and holds a bachelor's degree in business management from BSU.
BEMIDJI -- Lane Young has been named vice president of marketing and business development at the Occupational Development Center in Bemidji. ODC Inc. is a non-profit organization specializing in providing quality work opportunities for individuals with developmental and other employment barriers. Young has a bachelor's degree in technology management and an associate's degree in marketing and management. He has worked at ODC for 11 years and most recently was business development coordinator.
BEMIDJI -- Trustees from Sanford Bemidji Medical Center -- Glen Lindseth, Bruce Meade and Dean Thompson -- recently were recognized for earning certification through the Minnesota Hospital Association's trustee certification program. A total of 16 hospital trustees across Minnesota earned the designation, which prepares hospital trustees to meet the growing demands of serving on a hospital board and to be strong health care and community leaders, according to a release.
Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors recently congratulated Bemidji Eagles Aerie 351 on the 5,000 square-foot addition to the building at 1270 Neilson Ave. SE. The addition offers a full-service bar and kitchen. The Eagles now have the ability to host two events at once with a total building capacity of 450. Contact them at 751-9985. Pictured from left to right in the front row are Debbie Braman-bar manager, Bina Silvertorn-event coordinator/office manager, Nancy Maki-kitchen manager.