Bank Forward Market President Tory Hart has announced that Michelle Samek has been promoted to personal banking supervisor of the Jamestown and Wimbledon branches. Samek began working with Bank Forward in 2012 as a personal banker in the Wimbledon location. She resides in Wimbledon with her husband and two daughters.
Beverage Dynamics announced recently that Hugo’s Wine & Spirits is among the winners of its annual Retailers of the Year Awards. Each year, these awards recognize off-premise retailers from throughout the U.S. who demonstrate innovation, excellent customer service and superior beverage alcohol industry knowledge. The nominees are judged by the Beverage Dynamics editorial team, and winners are chosen to represent a diverse cross-section of the off-premise industry.
Business After Hours was hosted in July by the Witthauer Financial Group, located at 710 10th St. SE. The newly remodeled offices were toured, and Paul Witthauer, owner, shared with those in attendance the history of the company. His daughter, Lindsey Vogel, and son, Phillip Witthauer, have joined the business and will be providing some new services. The services provided include health, life, retirement, investments, long-term care and group benefits. They can be reached at 252-8000 or www.witthauerinc.com .
The Fargo VA Mental Health Summit will be from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, at the Quality Inn & Suites. The free summit will bring together key stakeholders in the community with a goal of enhancing access to mental health services and address the mental health care needs of veterans and their family members living in North Dakota and Minnesota.
A free workshop on “E-Commerce Training” will be offered on Thursday, Sept. 6, in Carrington at Dakota Central, 630 5th St. N. Geared to people who are self-employed, the training will be offered by Google's Get Your Business Online Program, Elegant Designs, Made Midwest and the North Dakota Department of Tourism. The agenda:
Midwest AgEnergy, the parent company to ethanol biorefineries, Blue Flint, near Underwood, N.D., and Dakota Spirit, near Spiritwood,has been named Workplace of the Year by Ethanol Producer magazine. The award recognizes Midwest AgEnergy for having outstanding employment and management practices. CEO Jeff Zueger accepted the award on behalf of the company recently in Omaha, Neb.
Business After Hours was hosted in June by Scherbenske Inc., at 2511 17th St. SE. A tour of the updated facility, which has been remodeled to add more space for the growing business, was provided. The company provides services to several states and is working on several projects in North Dakota. Scherbenske Inc. is an excavating and grading contracting company that also installs sewer and water lines, and has aggregate for sale as well. Scherbenske Inc.
Jamestown Regional Medical Center recently announced Susan Matthiesen as its most recent Legend Award recipient. The Legend Award is the most prestigious distinction for a JRMC employee. The Legend Award recognizes employees who exceed expectations and make the difference in the lives of those they serve.
DISTRICT COURT The judges of the Southeast District Court in Jamestown include: Daniel D. Narum, Ellendale, Presiding Judge Mark Blumer, Valley City Bradley Cruff, Wahpeton Cherie Clark, Jamestown James D. Hovey, New Rockford Troy LeFevre, Jamestown
One person was sentenced on a felony charge recently in Southeast District Court in Jamestown. Ashley Michell Frenzel, 33, 1002 9th St. SE, pleaded guilty to unauthorized use of personal identifying information, a Class C felony, and two counts of forgery or counterfeiting, Class A misdemeanors.