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Send Needed Help to Sylvia’s Children by Sponsoring Jenna’s Medical Trip

"Last year, I was introduced to Sylvia's Children. Sylvia's Children is a non-profit organization in Uganda, Africa serving an orphanage, school, and medical clinic. I traveled with a team to the small village of Mbiriizi. In Mbiriizi, I provided medical care including physical exams, medications, treatments, procedures, and referred for different imaging studies. During my

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Riverwood Holes Fore Hospice Golf Tournament

The Riverwood Holes Fore Hospice Golf Tournament needs YOU!!! Sunday, July 13th Join us for a day of FUN on the Cuyuna Rolling Hills Golf Course. $125.00 per person Includes lunch, 18 holes of golf with a cart, dinner, & MANY PRIZES! Sign up as an individual, find a friend, or put together a team.

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Jared Lundgren Expanding to Keller Williams Realty

Jared who, along with his wife Beth, owns Giada’s is expanding. He has joined Keller Williams Realty in Baxter but will continue to be in the store. If you have a house you are selling or are looking to buy a new home and/or summer home, stop in at Giada’s. He’s there to help you.

2014-05-28T09:32:16+00:00 By |Comments Off on Jared Lundgren Expanding to Keller Williams Realty

Learn About Skin Cancer at Riverwood Healthcare Center

May 5th is Melanoma Monday with a goal of raising awareness about an aggressive form of skin cancer. To promote awareness locally, Dr. Paul Lundstrom, dermatologist with Dermatology Professionals, will present a “Seeing Spots: Melanoma” educational seminar on May 5, 12 to 1 p.m. at the Butler Building in downtown Aitkin. This program will explore

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Leading Sponsorship Guru Sylvia Allen Returns to Participate in Association of Irish Festival Events Annual Workshop

Ballinasloe, Ireland. – Internationally regarded as the “Queen Mother of Sponsorship Sales,” U.S-based business leader, philanthropist and author Sylvia Allen has been invited to return to Ireland at the end of this month to participate once again in the Association of Irish Festival Events’ annual workshop. Allen will kick off the training workshop in Ballinasloe

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CBS – Café In Aitkin Helps Spread Love For Minnesota

Many Minnesotans have been pondering their decision to live here after a spring snowstorm hit earlier this week. But an Internet café in downtown Aitkin, Minn. is helping to remind people of their love for the state. The historic Butler building has a chalkboard that lets people fill in the blank: “I Love Minnesota Because…”

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Northland Foundation Reports on The Butler Building

It was an atypical lending project for the Foundation, but Northland’s Director of Business Finance, John Elden, became convinced by Allen’s vision and business savvy. His confidence in Allen seems well-placed as she directs painstaking restoration and updates. The second floor, once the grand Aitkin Opera House, is once again an elegant event site. The

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Children Helping Children at Vacation Bible School

Children who participated in the Vacation Bible School at the Aitkin United Methodist Church collected 137 pairs of shoes for the children at the Mbiriizi Advanced Primary and Day Care School in Uganda, Africa. The project, entitled “Shoes of Peace”, was the brainchild of the VBS coordinators, Celia Doty and Julie Hansen. The

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Riverwood Welcomes New Board Member

Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Timothy Dirks, MD, to Riverwood’s Governing Board of Directors. He fills the position vacated by Dr. Mark Heggem, Riverwood’s chief medical officer, who served on the board for the past 21 years. “We are thrilled to have Dr. Dirks join our governing board, offering another

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Riverwood Gala Focuses on Support for Wellness

At this time of year, our thoughts often turn to enjoying the fruits of a bountiful harvest in our gardens, orchards or fields. Like a good harvest, good health requires many, many hours of care and nurturing too. That’s why “Together we will harvest healthy communities” is an apt theme for this year’s ninth annual

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