ONAMIA -- The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe will hold a ceremony Tuesday to swear in its newly elected chief executive, Melanie Benjamin, and District 1 representative, Sandra Blake.
The ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Mille Lacs Band Government Center on the east side of Highway 169 across from Grand Casino Mille Lacs.
Benjamin and Blake will attend the ceremony, along with other tribal representatives and band members.
CLC sets meeting
on travel study tours
Central Lakes College will host a public meeting July 11 with information on five international travel study tours offered by the college next year.
The trips being led by CLC instructors in 2001 include London in March, Scandinavia in May, Spain in May, Great Britain in May, Germany and Austria in June.
The meeting will be at 7 p.m. in Room E362. It will provide an opportunity to receive free information on the trips, including itinerary, course credits and cost, and will allow people the chance to meet instructors.
CLC offers $500 scholarship
Central Lakes College in Brainerd and Staples is offering a $500 scholarship to any eligible new student who enrolls in any career technology program during the week of July 10-14.
To be eligible, students must enroll in person from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the admissions office on either the Brainerd or Staples campus.
The offer is good for any of the 50 career technology programs at Central Lakes College.
Nicole Ramsdell is participating in a trip to Australia and Hawaii. The 1999 Brainerd High School graduate is in Australia cheerleading in the Down Under Bowl.
The program is sponsored by International Sports Specialist Inc. The participants left June 27 and return Sunday.
Ramsdell has been cheering for seven years. Her many awards include Cheerleader of the Year, All-Star Cheerleader, All-State Cheerleader, All-American Cheerleader, Most Valuable Cheerleader for football, basketball and competition squad. She is the assistant coach for the competition squad at Brainerd High School.
The Down Under Bowl includes a 10-day tour through Australia cheering at high school games. The trip ends with a three-day stay in Hawaii.
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