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Board members of the Greater Lakes Area Safety and Health (GLASH) Council include (left to right) Ben Bomstad of Alexandria Industries, Dennis Tolifson of Lowry Manufacturing, Chris Ebnet of Alexandria Industries and Bobbi Rost of Jennie-O Turkey Store, Willmar. The group invites other local businesses to join GLASH. Monthly meetings feature guest speakers like Scott Huberty (right), who presented information May 13 on making a company’s safety committee more effective. (Amy Chaffins/Echo Press)

Joining together for workplace health, safety

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Amy Chaffins
Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper. After graduating from St. Cloud State University, Amy’s first job was at KSAX-TV working as an anchor and reporter. From 2003-2010, Amy worked as an editor and reporter for the Pope County Tribune and Starbuck Times newspapers. During her journalism career, Amy earned writing and photography awards from the Associated Press, Minnesota Newspaper Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Amy and her husband, Brandon, live in Alexandria and together write “He Sez, She Sez,” a humor column in the local women’s magazine, Chicz
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