Brooke Retterath, stylist at Image 2000 Hair, Nails and Tanning, recently received advanced training from Rocco Altobella's and Jim Jones seminars in Fargo, N.D. The training focused on all areas of contemporary hair coloring, including dimensional highlighting, foiling and reverse weaving.
Retterath is a graduate of Joseph's Beauty Academy in Fargo.
Mobile home park wins award
Pequot Terrace, owned by Earl and Jeannine Hemmerich, was named Best Land-Lease Community Upgrade and Redevelopment at the manufactured housing industry's National Industry Awards luncheon April 26 in Las Vegas.
Pequot Terrace is a mobile home park in Pequot Lakes.
MMFCU adds counselor
Seeing a need for financial counseling in the Brainerd area, The Village Financial Resource Center and the Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union are combining to bring a Village financial counselor to the community.
Linda Fenelon, financial counselor at The Village Financial Resource Center, will be in Brainerd every other Monday at the credit union's main office in Brainerd. Fenelon will be available to help people with budgeting, debt management and education.
Salon employees complete class
Kathy Bjork, Joyce Tenold and Michelle Rodohl of The Fine Line Salon and Spa recently completed an AVEDA class in Duluth. The class introduced the new AVEDA cutting, coloring and make-up collection for spring.
CLC offers career camps
Central Lakes College in Staples and Brainerd are offering Career Exploration camps in June.
At the Staples campus the event runs from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 19-22.
At the Brainerd campus the event runs from 9-4 p.m., June 26-29.
There is a $20 fee and entrants must be at least 14-years-old. For more information call 800-933-0346. Refreshments are provided.
Medical supply store adds division
North Central Medical Supply had added their Wheels Afield division to help interest and involve people with disabilities in their sport of choice.
Heading the division is co-founder Bob Collette, Nisswa. Collette has 26 years experience following a diving accident that left him a quadriplegic. After months of hospitalization, Collette returned to his professional fishing career, becoming the first wheelchair bound guide and tournament fisherman in the U.S.
He was named Minnesota's Handicapped Citizen of the year in 1979.
He left full-time fishing in 1987 and went to Zercom Corp., spending his last four years there as sales director of the Clearwater Classic line of electronic depth finders and gauges. He then moved to Aqua-Vision as Pro Staff coordinator.
Wheels Afield will focus on adaptive aids that allow the disabled person to pursue any type of recreation.
Phil Force employee of the month
LITTLE FALLS -- Phil Force has been named Little Falls Area Chamber of Commerce for June.
For the past 28 years, Force has been a high school principal in the Little Falls School District.
Blanck to appear in Who's Who
Danae Blanck, daughter of Duane and Carolyn Blanck of Nisswa, has been selected for publication in the 2000-2001 edition of Baron's Who's Who in Interior Design.
Blanck received her associate's degree at Central Lakes College in Brainerd, and attended Minnesota State University-Mankato, where she graduated magna cum laude and received a bachelor's degree in both interior design and communications/public relations.
Blanck works for The Designers in Omaha, where she does both residential and commercial, as well as public relations coordinator.
Free homemaker workshops in June
The META 5 Displaced Homemaker program will conduct a series of progressive career guidance and personal skill development workshops in Brainerd in June.
The free workshops will be 1-3:30 p.m. June 5,6, 11, 12, 19, and 20 at Central Lakes College.
Topics include learning to identify your interests, skills and strengths; techniques of decision-making and goal-setting; job seeking strategies; assertive communication; stress management and information on training and educational opportunities.
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