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Business Briefs, March 3, 2009

Andy Nelson joins Bollig Inc.

WILLMAR -- Andy Nelson has joined Bollig Inc., an engineering and environmental consulting firm in Willmar, as a licensed professional civil engineer.

Nelson has over 10 years of experience in the civil engineering field, most recently working in the St. Cloud area. He has a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from North Dakota State University and is a Willmar High School graduate.

He and his wife, Angela, have two children and currently live in St. Augusta, but plan to move to the Willmar area.

Business Awards

Randy Ryan with RE/MAX Preferred in Willmar and Paul Ryan with RE/MAX Preferred in Spicer have been honored for outstanding achievements in 2008, announces David Linger, RE/MAX North Central executive vice president and regional director in Bloomington.

Randy Ryan received the Platinum Club award as the third highest honor for sales in a single year. Only 4 percent of more than 2,000 RE/MAX North Central associates receive this award. He also received the Lifetime Achievement award, which is the second-highest honor given for sales and service.

Paul Ryan received the Hall of Fame award, which is the third highest award given for career sales and service.

Chamber Connection AM

(7:30-8:30 a.m.)

Friday: Runnings Farm & Fleet, 3031 First St. So.

March 13: Copperleaf Senior Living, 1550 First St. N.

March 20: Command Labor & Staffing, 423 Benson Ave. S.W.

March 27: Engan Associates PA, 311 Fourth St. S.W.

April 3: Wal-Mart, 700 19th Ave. S.E.

Chamber Connection PM

(5-6:30 p.m.)

Thursday: Wireless World, 527 First St. S.

May 7: Westside Liquor, 1600 Highway 12 E.