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BlackRidgeBANK helps fund new Parkers Prairie aquatic center

Corey Simonson (right), president at BlackRidgeBANK is pictured with Jim Arvidson, Parkers Prairie Swimming Pool committee member. BlackRidgeBANK recently gifted $10,000 to help fund a new aquatic center for the Parkers Prairie Area Community. (Contributed)

BlackRidgeBANK recently gifted $10,000 to help fund a new aquatic center for the Parkers Prairie Area Community.

The West Central Initiative/Parkers Prairie Swimming Pool Fund Committee (WCI/PPSPF) is grateful for the donation.

BlackRidgeBANK has 11 branches in Minnesota and North Dakota with total assets of more than $350 million.

Locally there are two branches in Alexandria and one in both Carlos and Miltona.

According to Corey Simonson, BlackRidgeBANK president, all BlackRidgeBANK locations share a commitment to providing outstanding banking products backed by hometown values and friendly customer service.

To be a part of the project, visit www.wcif.org or send a donation to PO Box 98, Parkers Prairie, MN 56361. Make checks payable to West Central Initiative/Parkers Prairie Swimming Pool Fund.

Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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