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City Banners Recognize UMC Centennial

By Krista Lemos on
Monday, October 10, 2005

The University of Minnesota, Crookston (UMC) Centennial Committee along with faculty, staff, and students would like to thank the local businesses for their support during the centennial of the campus through their purchase of centennial banners. 

The banners were designed by John Zak from University Relations and are styled after the ones designed by him for the UMC campus mall. Mayor Don Osborne and Jeannine Windels took leadership of the community banner project as members of the centennial committee. Other members of the centennial committee, chaired by Sue Brorson, include Barbara Ricord, Korey Hegreberg, Mike Christopherson, Deann Roers, Chad Palm, Pam Holsinger-Fuchs, Ray Dusek, Michelle Christopherson, George Marx, Dale Knotek, Kelli Barnes, and Melissa Herbst. 

Thank you to the following business who purchased the centennial celebration banners: Altru Clinic-Crookston, American Federal Bank, Anderson Beverages, Bremer Bank, Brost Chevrolet-Cadillac, Inc, Charles Larson, City of Crookston, Crookston Chamber of Commerce, Crookston Eye Clinic, P.C., Crookston Implement Company, Inc, Crookston National Bank, Crookston Pontiac-Buick-GMC, Crookston Times, Crookston Water Department, D&D’s Thomforde Garden Center, Drees, Riskey, &Vallager, Ltd., Eagle Drug, Eickhof Columbaria LLP, Hugo’s, I.C. Muggs/Best Buy Liquor, Kim’s Kids, Mave’s Hallmark Store, NAPA/Crookston Welding, Noah Insurance Service, Red Power International, Salem Motors, Inc, UMC Centennial Committee, RiverView Health, and McDonalds of Crookston. 

Banners cost $75 each, and may be ordered by contacting Rose Ulseth at 281-8439.

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