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Sanford Health named semifinalist for Guard and Reserve national honor

FARGO  – Sanford Health in Fargo is one of the semifinalists for a national award for its support of the National Guard and Reserve.

Of more than 2,330 nominations from Guardsmen and Reservists from across the U.S., Sanford is one of 149 semifinalists for the honor that has been awarded by the U.S. Secretary of Defense since 1996.

The semifinalists are from large and small employers and government organizations.

A committee will announce the 30 finalists by March 30.

Sanford Health was the only nominee from North Dakota.  Minnesota has four nominees, including Ecolab, PaR Systems LLC, Minnesota’s Department of Transportation and Minnesota State College Southeast. South Dakota also had only one nominee -- RENEW Energy Inc.