Correctional Officer Joshua Nordberg was chosen as employee of the month of March for the James River Correctional Center. Nordberg was recognized for being able to work in various positions and working extra shifts. He was also recognized for his rapport with staff and residents.
Eric Tuchscher and Pat Nygaard attended the Edward Jones' Financial Advisor Leaders Conference. This conference recognizes financial advises who are among the leaders in the financial services firm. Tuchscher and Nygaard were among the 800 financial advisers who attended the conference May 9-11 out of the firm's 16,000 financial adviserrs in the U.S. and Canada. The event was held at the firm's headquarters in St. Louis.
In recognition of exemplary commitment to employee safety and health, Ave Maria Village has been presented with a Certificate of Recognition under the OSHA Safety and Health Achievement Recognition (SHARP).
First Community Credit Union and Agassiz Federal Credit Union have announced a merger effective April 1. This merger will result in a wider range of services and locations available to members of both institutions while preserving the friendly, quality service of a member-owned, strong and secure community credit union. The combined credit unions will be headquartered in Jamestown and operate under the First Community Credit Union name.
State Rep. Jim Grueneich, R-Jamestown, has been selected to participate in a leadership training program for lawmakers, according to information released by the Midwestern Legislative Conference. Grueneich is one of 38 legislators from a 10-state area who will participate in the program in August at Minneapolis. The program is operated by The Bowhay Institution and has been attended by more than 800 lawmakers since its inception in 1985.
The Noridian Values Award recipient for April is Judy Lyson. The Values Award is presented monthly to an employee who exhibits the Noridian business values: constant innovation, service excellence, responsible stewardship, effective collaboration and integrity. Lyson’s customer service skills, friendly manner and willingness to help wherever needed won her the award this month.
Annie Schlecht, owner of Zen Sleep Consulting, will share her entrepreneurial journey as part of a starting and owning a small business discussion at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, at Wimbledon Community Grocery & Café, 401 Center St., Wimbledon. Zen Sleep Consulting works with families to develop personalized sleep plans that are based on a child’s specific needs. The event is free and open to the public.
Jamestown Regional Medical Center’s Family BirthPlace was recently selected to participate in the Centers for Disease Control EMPower Training initiative. This initiative provides in-person training to develop skills-based competency training curriculum that focuses on the safe implementation of maternity care practices that are supportive of optimal infant nutrition. JRMC Family BirthPlace will also receive access to training modules, support services and other resources on breastfeeding practices.
The Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and the Young Professionals of Jamestown recently presented a Business of the Month Award to Eckman’s Auto Service. Steve Eckman accepted the award for his family and staff. Young Professionals honors businesses that provide superior customer service, exhibit community spirit and provide a positive economic impact to the community. To nominate a business for the award, go to the Chamber office, call 252-4830 or email firstname.lastname@example.org . Submitted photo
Employees of several local businesses recently attended a daylong business training class in Microsoft Excel 2, which was provided by a TrainND in partnership with the Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce and the Jamestown/Stutsman Development Corp.