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Chamberline August 2010

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armony Kolling grew up on a ranch in Ludlow, SD, attended country school for grades K-8, and then went to high school in Bowman, ND. After graduation, she moved to Bismarck, ND, and attended University of Mary where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. After graduation, Harmony and her husband moved back to his hometown of Dickinson, ND. Harmony is employed with Brady Martz & Associates P.C. in Dickinson, managing their outsourcing department, which handles payroll, payroll tax, data processing, and bookkeeping services; and assisting with tax return preparation and financial compilations. She is also a Quickbooks Pro Advisor and provides client software training and assistance. Brady Martz & Associates P.C. is a full-service accounting firm providing audit services, tax preparation and planning, and estate and gift planning with offices in Dickinson, Williston, Bismarck, Minot, Grand Forks, and in Thief River Falls, MN. She joined the Chamber Board of Directors in 2008 and is a member of the Ambassador Committee, as well as participates in various task forces. She is also a member of the Southwest Area Human Resource Association. Harmony appreciates all that Dickinson has to offer her and her family – her husband, Brad, and twins, Caitlyn and Lane, who are 9 years old. In her spare time, she loves to spend time together with them camping and fishing or just having a family movie night at home.


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Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Klint Sickler ……………. ...................... President Chris Johnson ....................................... Pres-Elect Nathan Bouray ..................................... Treasurer Elaine Myran......................................... Director Mike Renner.......................................... Director Dennis Cannon..................................... Director Harmony Kolling................................. Director Blaine Stockert..................................... Past President Rachelle Schroeder ............................ Director Christian Kostelecky ......................... Director

*Do you know someone who has just moved to Dickinson? *Do they need help in finding their way around the area?

Terry Kovacevich ............................... Director Craig Kubas ........................................... Director

Committee Chairperson Agriculture ............................................. Mary Urlacher Airport Promotions . ......................... Matt Remynse Ambassador .......................................... John Regar Education ............................................... Joleen Praus Governmental Affairs ....................... TBA Promotions and Retail ..................... TBA Officials.................................................... Blaine Stockert/Lynn Andres

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*We have “Welcome Bags” for residents that have rentals or homes in the Dickinson area. Please let us know who they are and we will deliver a Welcome bag to them. Please call 225-5115 or email team@dickinsonchamber.org.

Lexi Sebastian ...................................... Executive Director Kristi Tessier ........................................ Events & Marketing Coordinator Cindy Brock ........................................... Administrative Assistant

Publication First Day of the Month Published By C. Brock

Deadline Fourth Monday of the month - For both copy and advertising Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce 314 3rd Avenue West •P.O. Box C Dickinson, ND 58602 Phone: 701-225-5115  Fax: 701-225-5116 E-mail: team@dickinsonchamber.org

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Board of Directors monthly meeting minutes

The Mission of the Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce

and annual financial statements are available to Chamber Members.

“The Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce provides leadership towards a progressive business community.”

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WELCOME NEW MEMBERS

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Medcenter One announces leadership changes Medcenter One recently announced several changes

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within its leadership team. Vice presidents Scott Boehm and Dr. Jan Kamphuis were named executive vice presidents of clinic operations and hospital operations, respectively. Julie Schwab was named corporate compliance officer, Stephanie Murdock was named clinic administrator and Dr. Kent Martin was named clinic medical director. Boehm has served as Medcenter One’s vice president of human resources since 1994. In addition to directing HR operations for the organization’s 2,700 employees, Boehm oversees several Medcenter One departments including construction, environmental services and employee health. He also serves on the board for the Bismarck Cancer Center. He joined Medcenter one in 1981 and advanced to management four years later. Boehm has a bachelor’s degree in social work from the University of Mary, a master’s degree in social work from Saint Louis University in St.

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Louis, and a master’s degree in healthcare administration from St. Joseph’s in Standish, Maine.

For details

As executive vice president of Medcenter One clinics, Boehm will oversee operations for Medcenter One’s 17 clinics in Bismarck, Mandan, Jamestown and Dickinson in addition to his current responsibilities.

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Kadrmas, Lee & Jackson Announces Two New Employees Kadrmas, Lee & Jackson, a local engineering, surveying, and planning firm, has hired Ben White and Ben Lujan. White is an engineer and has a degree in civil engineering from South Dakota State University. White has over nine years of engineering experience in land development, transportation, and construction administration. Lujan is a CADD technician and has a degree from CAD Institute. He has four years experience as a CADD technician.

American Bank Center Add New Employees American Bank Center announces Shelly Koppinger as a new Loan Documentation Assistant in Dickinson. Shelly is a Dickinson native and brings with her many years of banking experience.

American Bank Center is pleased to announce that Brady Boese is our new Personal Banker at the downtown Dickinson location. Brady is a 2010 graduate of Dickinson State University. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Management. American Insurance Center in Dickinson announces the addition of Don Bares as a Commercial Lines Producer. Don comes to American with 20+ years of service in the insurance industry.

Mess, Murphy, earn Certification Jennefer Messer and Russell R. Murphy of American Trust Center were recently awarded the certified retirement services professional designation from the Institute of Certified Bankers. The ICB is a subsidiary of the American Bankers Association, in Washington, DC. Messer joined American Trust Center in 2007 as a trust administrator and was promoted to a trust officer in the business’s retirement plan services area in last year. Her primary responsibilities are in the qualified employee benefit plan area, working with plan implementation and administration. She works with employers to build and maintain client relationships for the retirement plan services area. Murphy joined American Trust Center in 2008. He has several years of experience working in the small business arena. Murphy administers fiduciary accounts, with a focus on Personal Trust administration, Agency accounts, and IRA’s, as well as new business development. The CRSP designation is awarded to individuals who demonstrate excellence in the field of retirement services. To qualify for the CRSP designation, individuals must have certain levels of experience and education in the retirement services profession, pass an exam and agree to abide by a code of ethics. For more information about the Institute of Certified Bankers and its professional certifications, call 202-6635092 or visit www.aba.com/icb.

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Summer Dance Workshop 3-18 years old August 9—17th Academy of Dance

Relaxation Day

Academy of Dance School Year Registration August 12th 4—7 pm

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Does your Business need more exposure?

Would you like to discuss and share ideas with other business people?

Did you change how your business looks and want to showcase it?

Would you like to meet other people in the community?

If you answered yes to any of the above questions, you should be hosting a Business After Hours. Business After Hours gives individuals the opportunity to discuss and share ideas while learning about other local businesses. It is a relationship-building experience held in a relaxed setting that benefits you and your company through added contacts and resources. The Chamber will take care of all the advertising . All you need to do is provide the atmosphere and refreshments. Then step back and enjoy your time with others. You will begin to see the benefits of the Business After Hours immediately.

Contact the Chamber of Commerce at 225-5115 or email team@dickinsonchamber.org for further information.

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If you would like more information contact the Dickinson Area Chamber at 225-5115

The Ag Committee reported that there were just under 200 people at the 4-H picnic. The Ag BBQ served about 1130 with 40 volunteers. Next year we will be able to host it outdoors again because the grounds will be complete at the Extension Center. Livestock show will be 10/23 &24.

The Recreational Events Committee has been getting sponsors for the API Luncheon on 8/20.

The Governmental Affairs next meeting will be August 19th at 3pm.

Ag Calendar sales are starting to come in from the bulk mailing.

The Airport Promotions Committee reported that starting 8/17 there will be an overnight aircraft in Dickinson. A survey will be conducted to seek out what the business community needs to make the airport better.

The Promotions Committee decorated the parade float for the Roughrider Days. 4 people rode on the float on 7/3.

Flying 4 Food Drive is in the month of July. People can register to win a trip to Denver.

The Ambassadors Committee next meeting will be August 6th. The next meeting is in August.

Ribbon cuttings will be at Rock Star Party Bus, Serenity , RSVP Local Charm, and Stay Sick.

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Dale Carnegie Course: Skills for Success Thank you Sax Motor Company for letting the Chamber of Commerce use your pickup to pull our float and Boespflug Trailers for the hitch in the Roughrider Parade on July 3. We really appreciate it.

Look around at successful business people, world leaders, professional athletes and entertainers. You'll find a disproportionately high number of Dale Carnegie Course graduates. This course will help you master the capabilities demanded in today's tough business environment. You'll learn to strengthen interpersonal relationships, manage stress and handle fast-changing workplace conditions. You'll be better equipped to perform as a persuasive communicator, problemsolver and focused leader. And you'll develop a takecharge attitude initiated with confidence and enthusiasm. In short, the course will power you to move far beyond your comfort zone as you stretch for and attain ambitious new goals. Starting September 16 in Dickinson. For more information, contact Michelle at mwall@eidebailly.com or 701-255-8476. Visit Dale Carnegie online for information on the course and free Success Tips at www.northdakota.dalecarnegie.com.

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Any Chamber member can become a coffee sponsor. Sponsorship dollars are used to provide coffee for all meetings held in the Chamber board room. In exchange for your sponsorship, you will receive: *advertising in the Chamber's board room *a special thanks in our monthly print newsletter, the Chamberline *a special thanks in our weekly e-news to display your business *the opportunity to help your local Chamber

Coffee Sponsors

If you are interested in being a coffee sponsor, please call the Chamber at 225-5115 or email team@dickinsonchamber.org for more information.

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1 2 History Alive Performance w/ Vic Smith, Hunting Guide, Arch Elwien 10:30am Taylor Horsefest Prairie Cruisers "Cruise Nite" every Sunday 7:00pm - 8:00pm

3 Kiwanis Club 12:00 - 1:00pm Farmers Market Little Bohemian Band and the Happy Sing-a-Longs 7:00pm Tiny Tot Tuesdays at The Dickinson Museum Center 10:00am - 11:30am Heart River Club Men's Championship Golf Tourney Every Tuesday is Steak Night at Lady J's Club & Catering 5:00pm Chamber Promotions Committee Meeting 12:00

4 Rotary Club 12:00 - 1:00pm

5 11th Annual Wigs & More Golf Scramble 7:00am Art in the Park Classes

6 Spirit of the West 2010 SW Speedway Stock Car Races - Pre-Harvest Shootout 7:00pm Chamber Ambassadors/Membershi p Committee 8:00am - 9:00pm

7 Women's Rec III West State Softball Tourney Farmers Market Dkn Trap Club Harvest Shoot/ATA Registered 9:00am SW Speedway Stock Car Races - Pre-Harvest Shootout 7:00pm History Alive - Marquis De Mores 10:30am "Champions Ride Saddle Bronc Match"

8 Energy Technology/Energy Impact Smyposia Dkn Trap Club Harvest Shoot/ATA Registered 9:00am History Alive - Marquis De Mores 10:30am "Champions Ride Saddle Bronc Match" Prairie Cruisers "Cruise Nite" every Sunday 7:00pm - 8:00pm

10 Kiwanis Club 12:00 - 1:00pm Missoula Children's Theatre Co. presents "Treasure Island" 10:00am - 2:30PM Energy Technology/Energy Impact Symposia Farmers Market Rhythms of the Hart, a sentimental journey from the 30's 7:00pm Summer Dance Workshop Tiny Tot Tuesdays at The Dickinson Museum Center10am - 11:30am Every Tuesday is Steak Night at Lady J's Club & Catering 5:00pm

11 Rotary Club 12:00 - 1:00pm Missoula Children's Theatre Co. presents "Treasure Island" 10:00am - 2:30PM Summer Dance Workshop

12 Academy of Dance Registration 4:00pm - 7:00pm Missoula Children's Theatre Co. presents "Treasure Island" 10:00am - 2:30PM Summer Dance Workshop Art in the Park Classes

13 Missoula Children's Theatre Co. presents "Treasure Island" 10:00am - 2:30PM Summer Dance Workshop

14 Men's Rec IV West State Softball Tourney Missoula Children's Theatre Co. presents "Treasure Island" 10:00am - 2:30PM Farmers Market History Alive Performance w/ Vic Smith- Hunting Guide 10:30am

15 16 SW Motocross Assn. Summer Dance Race/NDMA Race Workshop History Alive Performance w/ Vic Smith- Hunting Guide 10:30am Men's Rec IV West State Softball Tourney Prairie Cruisers "Cruise Nite" every Sunday 7:00pm - 8:00pm

17 Kiwanis Club 12:00 - 1:00pm Farmers Market Movie night, to be announced 7:00pm Summer Dance Workshop Job Fair Tiny Tot Tuesdays at The Dickinson Museum Center 10:00am - 11:30am Every Tuesday is Steak Night at Lady J's Club & Catering 5:00pm Chamber Ag Meeting 8:00am - 9:00

18 Rotary Club 12:00 - 1:00pm SW Speedway Stock Car Races - NLRA Late Model Showcase Tour & Season 7:00pm

19 Chamber Airport Promotions Committee Meeting 8:00am - 9:00am

20 API Luncheon 11:00am

21 Farmers Market History Alive Performance w/Madame de MoresKaren Nelson 10:30am Madam Marquise's de Mores Birthday Northern Plains Ethnic Festival Annual API Golf Scramble 8:00am Singles Dance 7:00pm - 10:00pm SW Motocross Assn. Race/Mon-Dak Race

22 23 History Alive Performance w/Madame de MoresKaren Nelson 10:30am Northern Plains Ethnic Festival History Alive Performance with Madame de Mores 10:30am - 3:30pm Prairie Cruisers "Cruise Nite" every Sunday 7:00pm - 8:00pm

24 Kiwanis Club 12:00 - 1:00pm Farmers Market Every Tuesday is Steak Night at Lady J's Club & Catering 5:00pm Chamber Education Committee Meeting 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

25 Rotary Club 12:00 - 1:00pm First Day of School - DPS

26 Chamber Board of Directors Meeting 4:00 PM -5:00 PM

27 Blues at the Brick

28 Farmers Market Annual Medora Badlands Trail 5K/10K Run or Walk 8:00am History Alive Performance w/ AT Packard 10:30am

29 30 Knights of Columbus Golf Scramble 1:00pm History Alive Performance w/ AT Packard 10:30am Prairie Cruisers "Cruise Nite" every Sunday 7:00pm - 8:00pm

31 Kiwanis Club 12:00 - 1:00pm Farmers Market NFL Pepsi Punt, Pass & Kick Every Tuesday is Steak Night at Lady J's Club & Catering 5:00pm

9 Missoula Children's Theatre Co. presents "Treasure Island" 10:00am - 2:30PM Energy Technology/Energy Impact Symposia Summer Dance Workshop Evangelical Bible "High Power - Mission: Unstoppable" Bible School 9:00am - 12:00pm

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For more information go to www.dickinsonchamber.org

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Chamberline August 2010