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On the Street - 07-17-09

?Alex Brick and Stone recently hired Jacob Malone as a sales consultant. Malone comes to the position with more than five years of experience in the fireplace industry as well as years in the masonry industry. He will be working with homeowners a...

  • Alex Brick and Stone recently hired Jacob Malone as a sales consultant.

Malone comes to the position with more than five years of experience in the fireplace industry as well as years in the masonry industry.
He will be working with homeowners and contractors, assisting them with their fireplace, masonry and landscaping ideas. You can reach Malone at Alex Brick and Stone, 514 22nd Avenue West or call (320) 762-0742.

  • Zion Lutheran Church received $500 from Douglas Machine on behalf of Keith Meichsner.

Douglas Machine leaders note that the company is committed to being a positive corporate citizen and influence on the community. One of the ways Douglas does this is by providing financial support to the organizations supported by their employees.

  • Janet Fossen of Brandon has recently been promoted to the diamond level with It Works! Marketing, a health and wellness company with cutting edge products to help detoxify bodies while losing inches by toning, tightening and firming the skin.

She has recently been able to attend boot camps in Minneapolis to further her education with the products and business opportunity. For more information, check out her website www.amazingwrap.com .

  • Heartland Orthopedic Specialists recently added Dr. Eric W. Nelson to its team of physicians in west central Minnesota.

A Minnesota native, Nelson brings experience and expertise in sports medicine and general orthopedics. His credentials include team physician for the United States Air Force Academy hockey team, contributing to three consecutive NCAA tournament appearances; combat orthopedic surgeon, Balad Air Base Iraq; M.D. and orthopedic surgery residency, University of Minnesota; and board-certified with subspecialty certification in sports medicine. Nelson is now seeing patients in Alexandria, Glenwood and Willmar. To schedule an appointment, call (320) 762-1144.

  • Daniel Haglin, FIC, CLU, ChFC, of Alexandria, a financial representative with Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, has qualified for the organization's prestigious Sierra level for 2008 achievements.

In order to qualify, Haglin demonstrated outstanding sales and service to members.
Haglin is with Thrivent Financial's Northwest Minnesota and East North Dakota Regional Financial Office, serving Lutherans and their family members in Alexandria and the surrounding communities.

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  • The Grain Bin Natural Food Center in Alexandria has been named one of the 50 top retailers for the year of 2008 for outstanding performance by Better Nutrition Magazine.

The magazine will visit the Grain Bin on Friday, July 24 from 1 to 4 p.m. and will offer education, free samples, raffles, prizes and more. Discounts will also be offered.

  • Minnesota Stone Creations recently opened at 1221 Douglas Street in Alexandria.

It specializes in creating countertops and floors with an elegant, durable finish that replicates the look of natural stone at a fraction of the cost of granite or similar materials.
Joe Waldorf, owner, became a certified Granicrete International installer and established Minnesota Stone Creations in March of 2009.

  • Traci Klaphake from Platinum Salon attended a surface cutting class with Jackie Grund on June 16. She learned five newest of the core razor cuts with new design techniques for all hair types and styles.
  • The Glacial Ridge Hospital Auxiliary recently donated $1,500 to Glacial Ridge Hospital toward the purchase of a Pigg-O-Stat Pediatric Immobilizer and Positioner for the radiology department.

The immobilizer was named after inventor Jalmer Pigg Sr., a radiology technician with many years of experience with the many problems encountered in immobilizing and positioning infants and children.

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