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Bravo to Bernhagen for fundraising trek

The Jamestown Sun hands out these bravos this week: o Bravo to Will Bernhagen, of Sheridan, Wyo., who finished a 600-mile fundraising trek this week to raise money for scholarship programs at the University of Jamestown. Bernhagen serves on the U...

The Jamestown Sun hands out these bravos this week:

• Bravo to Will Bernhagen, of Sheridan, Wyo., who finished a 600-mile fundraising trek this week to raise money for scholarship programs at the University of Jamestown. Bernhagen serves on the UJ Board of Trustees and raised more than $30,000 in pledges for his walk, which concluded at UJ on Wednesday.

• Bravo to Jamestown High School students for supporting their community through a Day of Service. Students volunteered to help with 35 service projects in Jamestown, from cleaning at schools and parks to helping at the fire departments.

• Bravo to the supporters of the Dine and Bid at the University of Jamestown. This year's event raised $200,000 to support student scholarships, and a record-breaking number of 464 people attended the annual event.

• Bravo to Charles Odom, an inmate at the James River Correctional Center, who volunteered and cleaned, read prescriptions and packaged thousands of pairs of eyeglasses to help others in need through the Lions Clubs of North Dakota. And bravo to the Lions Clubs of North Dakota and JRCC for cooperating on the project.

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• Bravo that provisions for the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library at Medora were agreed upon in the last days of the legislative session. The library will attract visitors and residents alike.

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