Members of the Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Committee and the Young Professionals of Jamestown presented a Customer Service Award to Tim Radtke, center, holding plaque, of Subway, which is located at 909 7th Ave. SE, in Jamestown. The Chamber honors individuals who satisfy customers by exceeding their requirements or expectations. Radtke, along with all the other monthly winners, will be recognized at the Chamber’s annual banquet in January.
Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and Young Professionals of Jamestown held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new Tractor Supply Co. building at 2319 10th Ave. SW in Jamestown. Roxanne Wiest, the assistant manager, joined the Ambassadors and Young Professionals in celebrating the ribbon cutting, along with a few of her employees. Businesses qualify for a ribbon-cutting ceremony if they open, move, remodel, are under new ownership or change their name. For more information, contact Becky Thatcher-Keller by emailing email@example.com or calling 252-4830.
Wilhelm Chevrolet Buick GMC has announced the hiring and promotion of members of its parts, sales, body and service teams. Stephanie Springer joined the Service Department as courtesy fleet/customer care agent. A graduate of Dordt College, Sioux Center, Iowa, with a degree in graphic design and fine arts, Springer comes to the auto industry with extensive marketing and customer service experience in a variety of settings.
The Anne Carlsen Center Board of Trustees has announced Eric Monson will retire effective July 1 as CEO. The board has appointed Chief Operating Officer Tim Eissinger as Monson’s successor. The appointment is part of a succession plan developed nearly three years ago when Eissinger was hired. The leadership transition process began last November, with Monson transferring responsibilities to Eissinger incrementally.
Gov. Doug Burgum recently announced the retirement of North Dakota Department of Transportation Director Grant Levi and extended his gratitude to Levi for his dedication and contribution to the state’s transportation system for over three decades. Levi’s retirement will be official at the end of May. He was appointed NDDOT director in May 2013 by then-Gov. Jack Dalrymple. He began his career with the department in 1980.
Gov. Doug Burgum signed an emergency executive order Friday to grant a waiver of hours of service for drivers of commercial vehicles transporting anhydrous-ammonia fertilizer. North Dakota farmers are facing a compressed spring planting season in some areas because of record winter snowfall and a protracted spring snowmelt season, requiring commercial truck drivers to move more fertilizer in a shorter timeframe, Burgum said.
The Valley City Hi-Lites will host a Flippin’ Pancakes for Florida event from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Valley City VFW, 138 E Main St, in Valley City. The Hi-Lites dance team is going to nationals in December, and proceeds from the event will help offset the team’s traveling expenses. Tickets are $7 per adult and $3 for children 12 and younger. A family ticket can also be purchased for $20.
City crews will begin flushing fire hydrants on Tuesday, May 23, in the north section of Jamestown, according to the city engineer’s office. The flushing will continue throughout the city during regular work hours until completed. The water pressure may be lower in the areas where hydrants are being flushed.
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