Etc Salon has announced that Emily Buckeye-Olsen has joined its salon team. Buckeye-Olsen has worked at Vivacious and JCPenney Salon. She specializes in dimensional color, men's and women haircuts. Buckeye-Olson's hours will be from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Call Etc Salon at 252-1429 to book appointments.
Dernel Denning of Central Business Systems in Jamestown graduated from the U.S. Small Business Administration Emerging Leaders program, a "mini-MBA" training initiative for local business on the brink of growth. A graduation ceremony was held Oct. 29 with the keynote address given by Kara Jorvig of Allegro Group and 2017 Alumna of the Emerging Leaders program. Denning was among 13 graduates in the program.
The North Dakota Center for Nursing awarded 12 nurses with the fourth annual Legendary Nurse Award Oct. 25 in Mandan. The awards were presented at the North Dakota Center for Nursing's Fourth Annual Conference, held at the Baymont Inn & Suites Oct. 25-26. Winners of the award were nominated by their peers from across North Dakota. Fifty nominations were received this year.
Instructor Jim Mahler was chosen as employee of the month of August for the James River Correctional Center. Mahler dedicates himself to helping residents earn their GED. He has earned the respect of his students. He is concerned for their education and pushes the unmotivated students to be successful. When students do not believe in themselves, Mahler is persistent in his belief of the student until he can see what Mahler sees.
Nurse Practitioner JoAnn Trader has joined the Family Medicine Department at the Essentia Health-Jamestown Clinic in Jamestown. "Essentia Health's mission, values and beliefs directly corresponds with my own," Trader said. "The people we serve should be our highest priority, and I feel I have seen this demonstrated here. I look forward to joining this talented team." Trader earned a doctorate in nursing from the University of Mary in Bismarck. She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
Top Designers Salon & Spa closed Friday in the Buffalo Mall, according to a post on the salon's Facebook page and voicemail of the business. Signs on the windows of the business said the business closed. Top Designers has existed since 1999, according to its website. The business, owned by Julie Stahlecker, had 15 stylists, technicians and massage therapists listed on the company website. Top Designer's voicemail said clients who still have appointments would be contacted to let them know where their stylist, technician or therapist was now working.
Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and Young Professionals of Jamestown held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Norway Inn LLC, 1610 Business Loop East, Jamestown, to celebrate the rebranding of the business and new ownership. New owners Loretta and Styrk Lunestad attended the event. The Lunestads renamed the business from its previous name, Starlite Motel, to because Syrk Lunestad is originally from Norway. Businesses qualify for a ribbon-cutting ceremony if they open, move, remodel, are under new ownership or change their name.
The Calendar publishes public events, meetings and fundraisers in The Jamestown Sun free. To submit an activity, email it to firstname.lastname@example.org — with “Calendar” in the subject line or fax to 701-952-8477. Saturday, Nov. 17 Buffalo City Group Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., AA Clubhouse, 518 10th Ave. SE. Necessary Serenity Narcotics Anonymous, 6 p.m., 518 10th Ave. SE.
Jamestown Parks and Recreation's 2019 Cabin Fever Days is scheduled for Feb. 1-10. Businesses or organizations interested in participating are asked to fax information to 252-3914 or email it to email@example.com . All events will be put on a poster and on the Jamestown Parks and Rec. website. Deadline for information is Jan. 9. Call John at 252-3982 for questions.
Beavers defeat Jimmies University of Jamestown's Garret Browning reaches for the puck Friday across Minot State's Connor Navrot (93) at Wilson Arena. Minot State (10-4-1-1) defeated Jamestown (7-5-0-1) by a final of 3-2. The two teams play a second game today (Saturday) in Minot. John M. Steiner / The Sun