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Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement. - Golda Meir, Israeli teacher and the fourth prime minister of Israel, 1969-1974; 1898-1978
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I didn’t get there by wishing for it or hoping for it, but by working for it. - Estée Lauder, American businesswoman, co-founder of her Estée Lauder cosmetics company; 1908-2004 Wikimedia Commons.
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The difference between successful people and others is how long they spend time feeling sorry for themselves. - Barbara Corcoran, American businesswoman, television personality as a “Shark” investor on ABC’s “Shark Tank”; 1949-
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You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them. - Shonda Rhimes, American television producer (including “Grey’s Anatomy”), screenwriter and author; 1970Wikipedia.
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My family and I specialize in selling agricultural land and fundraising through auctions. My passion is to
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The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice. - Peggy O’ Mara, Editor and publisher of Mothering Magazine
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I have stood on a mountain of no’s for one yes. - B. Smith, Restaurateur, author, lifestyle expert, entrepreneur, talk show host and pioneering fashion model; 1949-
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I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done. - Lucille Ball, American actress, comedian, model, film-studio executive and producer; 1911-1989 Flickr.
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At Bremer Bank, we believe it takes an experienced team and the commitment to make a difference. It takes the drive to build close relationships, understand needs and identify solutions to enhance each client’s financial health. But most of all, making a difference and strengthening communities takes working together.
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I may be wearing makeup, but I can throw a fastball by you at the same time. - Jennie Finch, An American former collegiate All-American and medal winning olympian, retired two-time pro all-star, right-handed hitting softball pitcher and first baseman; 1980Wikimedia.org.
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If I stop to kick every barking dog I am not going to get where I’m going. - Jackie Joyner-Kersee, An American retired track and field athlete, ranked among the all-time greatest athletes in the heptathlon as well as long jump; 1962-
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Thank you to our staff for all you do to make Coop' Corner a success! -Danielle, owner
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What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make. - Jane Goodall, British primatologist, ethologist, anthropologist, and UN Messenger of Peace; considered to be the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees; 1934-
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CREATIVES: (L to R) Danna Hill, Jill Shaw. NEWS: (L to R) Linda Vanderwerf, Shelby Lindrud, Anne Polta, Donna Middleton. Seated (L to R) Erica Dischino, Sharon Bomstad, Susan Lunnenborg, Carolyn Lange.
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