On the Street - October 28, 2011Conlin’s Furniture is celebrating its 74th year in business this month. In honor of the milestone, and to help bring attention to the fact that October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Conlins Furniture is also launching a “Think Pink” breast cancer awareness campaign chain-wide.
• Molly Baumann and Sheri Miller with Viking Savings Bank attended the annual Precision Education Seminar put on by FiServ.
The seminar was a three-day event that keeps Precision users up to date with compliance and cutting edge technology. Viking Savings Bank staff noted that it’s very important to stay current with the rapid changes in the banking world.
• The Grand Masons of Fergus Falls Cornerstone Lodge 99 recently contributed $500 to Lakeland Hospice Foundation.
This money was matched by Minnesota Masonic Charities for a total of a $1,000 donation.
Lakeland Hospice Foundation, an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, will use the donation for end-of-life patient care.
Minnesota Masonic Charities is a nonprofit organization that contributes charitable donations to causes of all types; aiding other Masons, their families and all people within society.
The Minnesota Masonic family contributes more than $25,000 a day to charitable organizations.
The Masons are committed to supporting cancer research and treatment, providing scholarships to ensure the future, providing caring senior housing communities and strengthening the communities of Minnesota.
• Conlin’s Furniture is celebrating its 74th year in business this month.
In honor of the milestone, and to help bring attention to the fact that October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Conlins Furniture is also launching a “Think Pink” breast cancer awareness campaign chain-wide.
Conlin’s will donate a portion of October sales, totaling $10,000, to “Woman’s Way,” North Dakota and the Montana affiliate of “Susan G. Komen for the Cure.”
Woman’s Way works to provide breast and cervical cancer screening, and Susan G Komen for the Cure Montana is dedicated to fighting breast cancer on every front and is an affiliate on the world’s largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists.
As part of the campaign, store associates will be wearing and selling pink bracelets for a donation of $2 each. All proceeds from each store’s bracelet sales will be donated to local area women’s cancer awareness organizations.