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Business Briefs, Sept. 22

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West Central Tribune
Business Briefs, Sept. 22
Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

West Central Realtors name Vogel president

WILLMAR -- Bruce Vogel of Lakes Area Realty, 518 Litchfield Ave. S.W., in Willmar has been installed as president of the West Central Association of Realtors. He was installed at the annual appreciation banquet Sept. 10. Also, he received the association's Realtor of the Year Award.


Vogel has been in real estate since 1995 and has been part of the WCAR since 2001. He is a member of Willmar Main Street District committee, is chaplain of the Willmar chapter of Gideons International and is a board member with the Kandiyohi County Republicans.

Frost-Johnston is outreach coordinator at Bethesda

WILLMAR -- Bunne Frost-Johnston has been named outreach coordinator at Bethesda Health & Housing of Willmar. This is a new position, which will increase Bethesda's visibility in the community with visits to service providers and presentations to service groups, community organizations and churches.

She is coordinating a series of health related seminars open to the public as a means to better serve the needs of the community.

Frost-Johnston serves on the boards of the Minnesota Adult Day Services Association, Willmar Community Senior Network, and Kandiyohi Area Transit. Also, she facilitates various area support groups that serve older adult needs.

She and her husband, Roland, live in Atwater.

Form-A-Feed earns patent

STEWART -- Form-A-Feed of Stewart has received a U.S. Patent on Hydro-Lac and the manufacturing technology used to make the product. This rehydration pelletized supplement is designed to help reduce losses of dehydration when administered either as a top dress or mixed into feed.

Dr. Peter Franz, product co-developer, said, "This is the first patent of its kind that has demonstrated efficacy in reducing losses of shrink and dehydration in both feedlot cattle and lactating dairy cows.''

Fenstra adds Ann Anderson

WILLMAR -- Ann Anderson has joined Fenstra Real Estate Inc., 2800 First St. S., in Willmar. Anderson specializes in all areas of real estate. The west central area offers a variety of options, from lake shore, first-time home buyers and acreage to retirement homes, and commercial property or farmland, the company says.

Anderson has lived in Willmar for 27 years. She is married to Dale Anderson and they have one son.

Chamber Connection

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.


Friday -- Project Turnabout, 130 Willmar Ave. S.E.

25 -- Rice Health Foundation, 301 Becker Ave. S.W.


2 -- North American State Bank, 2800 First St. S.

9 -- YMCA, 1000 Lakeland Dr. S.E.

23 -- Nelson Chiropractic & Rehab Center, 515 19th Ave. S.W.

30 -- UPS Store, 1605 First St. S., FS-3

Chamber Connection

5 - 7 p.m.


22 -- CDI open house, 502 Second St. S.W. (hosted by CDI, Family Practice, Janning ENT & Allergy & Asthma Clinic)