Kathleen Schmidt of Ashley Public School has been named a Real DEAL Scholarship winner by Bank of North Dakota’s DEAL Student Loan Program. She will receive a $500 scholarship to attend a North Dakota college and qualifies to be one of 48 applicants to compete for a $3,000 scholarship to be awarded in the spring of 2018.
Minnesota State University Moorhead awarded degrees to nearly 900 students during its spring commencement programs May 11 in the university’s Nemzek Fieldhouse. Area graduates listed by their high school affiliation, degree and honors include: Carrington High School: Kayla Prosser, Master of Science Edgeley High School: Ashley Boom, Bachelor of Science
The South Central Threshing Association (SCTA) will hold its first Truck Pull at the threshing grounds at Braddock on Saturday, June 9. Competition will get underway at 3 p.m. Weigh-in is from noon to 2 p.m. “Volunteers have been working hard to get the track ready and to prepare the grounds for a fun event,” SCTA President Tracy Moch said. “Our goal is to schedule events so that more people can enjoy what we have to offer at Braddock.”
A blood drive is from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, June 11, at Stutsman Harley-Davidson. For an appointment, contact Ashley at Stutsman Harley-Davidson at 252-5271, Jan at 763-6247, Cindy at 269-1519 or go to: www.bloodhero.com , sponsor code: Jamestown *Sponsored by Jamestown Harley Owners Group. Walk-ins are welcome. Those attending who have them are asked to bring their photo ID and donor card. Free cholesterol testing is available with every donation.
The 11th annual El Zagal Clown motorcycle run is Saturday, June 16, starting at Stutsman Harley-Davidson. Registration is at 9 a.m.; kickstands up at 11 a.m. The cost is $20 per person, and the last stop will be at the Jamestown Elks for a hog roast and karaoke.
The Region VI Adult Learning Centers held a combined GED graduation ceremony on May 15 at the James Valley Career & Technology Center in Jamestown. Programs in Region VI include the Sheyenne Valley Adult Learning Center in Valley City and the Jamestown Adult Learning Center. Ten students in Jamestown successfully completed the GED examinations this school year. They are Brenda Skavroneck, Ashley Torres, Kiara Lee, Lucas Heinle, ClairAnn Folmer, Dylan Kouf, Joshua McClean, Ryan Olson, MacKenzie Schmitz and Jaide Walker.
The Edgeley Etudes music club presented their 2018 spring recital on May 13 at the Zion Lutheran Church. The students all played two hymns, two solos and two duets. The parents of the students furnished refreshments for the reception with Kali Kiecker in charge. Kali also did a video of the program. Betty Jean Carow is the instructor of The Edgeley Etudes.
Jamestown Regional Medical Center and Central Valley Health are working together to break barriers on women’s health. JRMC hosts No Excuses, a program that helps provide mammograms and women’s health screenings to women who may not otherwise be able to afford them, each year in November. This year, in conjunction with Running of the Pink on June 2, JRMC will hold a No Excuses event on June 11-12.
The Garrison Diversion Conservancy District Recreation Committee has awarded $10,000 toward the the sensory garden project at Solien-DeNault Park in Jamestown, according to the Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department.. The award was to the department, which is a partner on the sensory garden project with the Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce’s Beautification Committee and the Freedom Resource Center.
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. Wednesday, June 6 James River AA, 1 and 8 p.m., 518 10th Ave. SE. Necessary Serenity Narcotics Anonymous, 6 p.m., 518 10th Ave. SE..