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Centennial Collision among SCORE winners

Centennial Collision and Paint, Bismarck, has been named a winner in the 2018 American Small Business Championship by SCORE, a network of volunteer business mentors.

Centennial is among 102 entrepreneurs awarded an expense-paid trip to a training and networking event, SCORE mentoring and publicity throughout the year and a chance to win one of three $15,000 prizes.

Centennial Collision and Paint is owned by Jason and Dawn Mayer and Chad Heisler.

Credit unions recognized for projects

North Star Community Credit Union, Maddock, and First Community Credit Union, Jamestown, are this year’s winners of the CU Social Good Award from the Credit Union Association of the Dakotas.

The award recognizes one credit union program per asset category that has positively affected the community and the North Dakota or South Dakota credit union movement.

North Star CCU was chosen because of its Seeds-2-$ave program that teaches youth to plant, grow, harvest and sell their produce while saving or donating a portion of the profits.

First Community CU was chosen because of the money raised for 10 food pantries from the sales of a community cookbook it made.

Primrose of Bismarck receives award

Primrose of Bismarck was named one of Primrose Retirement Communities L.L.C.’s Retirement Communities of the Year during the company’s annual Leadership Conference.

Primrose of Bismarck received a monetary award that will be shared among its employees.

Affordable housing ‘champions’ selected

North Dakota Housing Finance Agency recognized its Champions of Affordable Housing at the Statewide Housing Conference.

Four financial institutions and a loan officer from each were recognized for originating loans on behalf of NDHFA, including Blackridge Bank, Bismarck, and Doug Wentz; Choice Financial, Bismarck, and Lindsey Matter; and First Community Credit Union, Jamestown, and Tanya Nenow.

Among real estate agents recognized for assistance provided to NDHFA borrowers were Kristy Sagaser, Jamestown, and Paige Danner and ’Stasia Mitzel, both of Bismarck.

4-H benefits from campaign at TSC

A Paper Clover campaign at Tractor Supply raised $7,995 for North Dakota 4-H scholarships to camp and other leadership events.

The fundraising campaign is held twice a year in partnership with the National 4-H Council.