On the Street - July 20, 2012A new Facebook campaign recently launched by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans issued a challenge that will raise funds to support youth ministries around the country.
--A new Facebook campaign recently launched by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans issued a challenge that will raise funds to support youth ministries around the country.
The campaign asks people to consider giving financially to youth ministry this summer. People can also visit Thrivent.com/facebook and “like” the organization on Facebook as well as share the challenge with friends and family. If the organization’s number of Facebook fans reaches 110,000 by July 31, Thrivent Financial will contribute $10,000 to youth ministries.
A new tab on the Thrivent Financial Facebook page highlights the campaign details and gives fans quick tools to spread the word.
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans is a nonprofit Fortune 500 financial services membership organization helping approximately 2.5 million members achieve financial security and give back to their communities.
For more information, visit Thrivent.com. They are also on Facebook and Twitter.
--Mark Turley recently joined Alexandria Industries as its renewable energy market leader. In his new role, Turley will help customers engineer and manufacture their renewable energy equipment using the company’s precision machining and custom aluminum extrusion. He brings more than 30 years of experience to his new position.
“Mark has been on the front line of renewable energy for years, and his market knowledge and commitment will be a tremendous asset to customers seeking engineered systems,” said Tom Schabel, CEO, Alexandria Industries.
Turley recently served as president and owner of Projected Energy LLC, providing supply chain services, project management, materials supply and manufacturing solutions in the renewable energy market. He received his bachelor’s degree in business administration and management from Ottawa University and his master’s in business administration management from Western International University.
Alexandria Industries, with ISO 9001:2008-certified facilities, is a privately held, short lead time producer of engineering products. It is headquartered in Alexandria, with manufacturing locations in Minnesota, Indiana and Texas.
For more information, visit www.alexandriaindustries.com.
--Shari Laven, president of Viking Savings Bank, attended the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) Meet the Comptroller Central District CEO Roundtable meeting in Chicago on June 28. The OCC supervises more than 2,000 national banks and federal savings associations.
--Jerry Richardson recently joined JLG Architect’s Alexandria office as a project manager.
Richardson brings more than 30 years of experience and 200 projects to his role. He is a registered architect in Minnesota and Texas and is a LEED-Accredited professional with a building design and construction specialty. He graduated from North Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Architecture, a Bachelor of Science in architecture and minors in construction management and sociology. Prior to JLG, he worked for Opus Architects and Engineers and Ryan Companies.
With offices in Alexandria, Minneapolis, Minot, Bismarck, Fargo and Grand Forks, JLG provides architecture service throughout the Midwest.