Central Lakes College hires metro recruiter
Jessalin Prath Schute of Eagan was hired as a Twin Cities metropolitan-area recruiter for Central Lakes College, Brainerd and Staples.
She will serve in the temporary position through June 30.
Schute has a bachelor's in human services from St. Mary's University in Winona.
Her primary responsibility is the recruitment of students from the school districts in and around Minneapolis and St. Paul.
Schute has been a substitute teacher for several Wisconsin school districts. She served as a graduate assistant for Winona State at the Disability Resource Center and was a community liaison program intern with LaCrosse County Health & Human Services in Wisconsin.
Four Winds Horse Center opens retail center
The Four Winds Horse Center, just south of Brainerd, 13860 Shawkia Drive, off Highway 25, opened a retail center.
Anderson opens salon business in Brainerd
Kristi Anderson recently opened It's All About Hair, 206 1/2 N.W. Sixth St., Brainerd.
Anderson has seven years experience. The business offers haircuts, foiling, colors, perms and waxes.
CLC to host food manager certification
The Business and Industry Center at Central Lakes College in Brainerd will host a course to prepare participants for food manager certification.
The course will be from 5 to 9 p.m. on April 10, April 12, and April 17. A certified food manager is required in most Minnesota food establishments. Participants are trained and tested through the ServSafe Serving Safe Food Certification course and will learn about potentially hazardous foods and safe food handling practices, the HACCP system of food safety, setting up standards and completion upon passing the required exam.
Colette Pohlkamp is the instructor. The fee is $160, payable at the time of registration. Deadline to register is April 3.
For information or to register call (800) 933-0346 ext. 8142 or 855-8142.
Spreadsheet software for business discussed
Jay Bock will teach a course on the use of spreadsheet software for business applications from 6-9 p.m. April 10 and April 17 on the Brainerd campus of Central Lakes College.
The student will be able to create, edit, manipulate, and print documents using the selected software. Also included in the class schedule will be individualized onsite instruction for all students.
Each person successfully completing the course will earn three college credits.
The fee is $225.14. A $20 application fee may apply. Registration ends April 3. The class meets in Room C 222.
For information, call (800) 933-0346 ext. 8142 or 855-8142.
Seminar to focus on motivation in workplace
STAPLES - Central Lakes College in Staples will be the site for a one-day seminar for supervisors and staff interested in motivational strategy.
John Mulvaney will cover communication styles in complicated work settings, theories about human behavior, the differences between policing staff and supporting staff, and the importance of allowing employees to flourish.
The seminar is from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 12 in Room E 100 on the Staples campus. The fee is $89. Deadline to register is April 5. For information, call (800) 933-0346 ext. 8142 or 855-8142.
Mille Lacs Band makes donations
ONAMIA - During the past three months, the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe made more than $75,000 in monetary and in-kind donations to a variety of nonprofit organizations and other charitable causes.
Notable area donations included: $5,000 to Fast Cop Inc. in Ironton to support its life-saving youth education program, $5,000 to the Onamia School District and $6,800 to Lakewood Health System in Staples.
The band-owned Grand Casino Mille Lacs and Grand Casino Hinckley also gave more than $83,000 in monetary and in-kind donations to nonprofit organizations and other charitable causes over the past three months.
The band's December, January, and February monetary donations included: Aitkin County, Aitkin All Starz Dance Team, Aitkin; Cass County. Leech Lake Mothers Day Powwow, Cass Lake; Crow Wing County, Brainerd Area Sertoma Club, Brainerd; Brainerd Regional Human Services Center, Brainerd; Crosby-Ironton-Aitkin Youth Hockey Association, Crosby; Fast Cop Inc., Ironton; Hole in the Day Nordic Ski Club, Little Falls; Little Falls Community Middle School, Little Falls; Lutheran Social Service, Brainerd; Mille Lacs County, Family Pathways, Onamia; Independent School District 480, Onamia; Mille Lacs County Family Services, Milaca; Todd County, Lakewood Health System, Staples.
4-H gains from retailers afterschool fund
National 4-H Council Increases safe, quality after-school opportunities for youth with $1.13 million from the JCPenney Afterschool Fund.
Building upon the success of the $1 million 2006-07 program, the JCPenney Afterschool Fund increased its support of 4-H and granted National 4-H Council $1.13 million to continue to provide youth with access to quality after-school programs in 2007-2008. The donation will help families with limited financial resources enroll or keep their children in community-based after-school programs such as 4-H Afterschool.
In addition to 4-H-sponsored and supported programs, other accredited community-based after-school programs that serve youth in kindergarten through 12th grade and operate on weekdays during the entire school year will be able to apply for funding through mini-grants.
In conjunction with the JCPenney Afterschool Fund grants, the J.C. Penney Co. Inc. also is donating 2,000 $50 JCPenney gift cards, representing an additional $100,000 donation. Cards will be given to youth benefiting from the mini-grants just before the start of the 2007 school year to help with the purchase of school supplies and clothing.
Brainerd Jaycees awarded national honors
The Brainerd Jaycees received numerous awards March 15-17 at the United States Jaycees Year-End Celebration in St. Louis.
The Brainerd Jaycees were No. 15 in the National Parade of Chapters, a competition between chapters where points are earned in a variety of areas promoting a well-rounded Jaycees program. Brainerd also was awarded a Chapter Marketing Campaign Award for its chapter Web site and a New Chapter Award for starting the Camp Confidence Jaycees.
Brainerd Jaycees 2006 President Ron Meyer was given the Charles Kulp Jr. Memorial Award for outstanding chapter president. Outstanding Local Vice President was awarded to Cori Wrobel, the 2006 membership vice president, who also received a 25-member recruiter designation.
American Crystal Sugar names new president
MOORHEAD (AP) - The vice president of operations for American Crystal Sugar Co. will become the company's president next month.
David Berg, 52, who has held numerous vice presidential posts, will begin his new job April 2, Crystal's board of directors decided.
Jim Horvath, president and chief executive officer since 1998, will remain the CEO for an indefinite period and will continue to drive company policy.
Board chairman David Kragnes said the board intends to also make Berg the CEO whenever Horvath retires.
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