Habitat for Humanity welcomes new board directors

Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County recently chose two new board directors: Angie Krebs and Kevin Taylor.

Krebs is a nurse with Horizon Public Health and has served on Habitat’s Homeowner Selection Committee since 2013. Taylor is a youth pastor for Reach Church in Alexandria.

Other board directors include Brooke Zabel, Jon Ballou, Tony Loosbrock, Sandy Susag, Bill Flaig, Michelle Bethke-Kaliher, Jason Briscoe, Stephanie Lucy, Carmon Watkins and Scott Kluver. Habitat’s Board of Directors is the governing body that sets strategic directions and policies for the organization.

For more information, call the Habitat for Humanity office at 320-762-4255, email info@hfhdouglascounty.org or visit hfhdouglascounty.org.

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Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County has been an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International since 1997. The organization partners with people in need to build or renovate affordable housing.

Kevin Taylor
Kevin Taylor

Local insurance agent honored for 25 years of service

Calvin Martinson, certified insurance counselor at Martinson Insurance, was recently recognized for professional leadership and advanced knowledge in his field.

The Society of Certified Insurance Counselors, a national insurance professional organization, honored Martinson with a certificate, marking his commitment to leadership as a designated certified insurance counselor for more than 25 years. Keeping up with this title requires an annual completion of advanced education and training.

Martinson’s ongoing allegiance to and support of the Certified Insurance Counselor program is a testament to the value he places on real-world education and customer satisfaction, according to a news release.

The Certified Insurance Counselor program is nationally recognized as the premier continuing education program for insurance professionals. There are programs offered in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. To learn more about the insurance agency, call 320-763-6518 or visit www.martinsoninsurance.com.

Mid Minnesota Federal Credit Union promotes regional manager

Danielle Addison, who most recently served as a Brainerd branch manager for Mid Minnesota Federal Credit Union, was promoted to regional manager of six communities, including Alexandria. Addison began working at the company in 2005.

Mid Minnesota Federal Credit Union has been serving member owners for 65 years. The structure of teams working directly with members recently evolved to ensure a consistent experience for member owners.

The Credit Union has 11 locations and participates in a shared branch network that offers an additional 5,900 locations around the country for those who are traveling or going away for school. Learn more at mmfcu.org.