Make-A-Wish & West Fargo Police Department Make Dreams Come True
A little more than a year ago, 4-year-old Kenneth Anthony Johnson, Jr. (also known as Kajj) was diagnosed with Stage 5 Wilms Tumor, a cancer that left him one kidney working at 50%. His only wish was to be a police officer, so the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the West Fargo Police Department joined forces to help make his dream control. In typical police fashion, Kajj even got a chance to eat a doughnut with his coworkers. >>READ MORE
Arbor Day Tree-Planting Event This Saturday
The Fargo Public Library is celebrating Arbor Day this year with a tree planting event for all agents this Saturday, April 28th starting at 10am at the downtown Main Library. City Forester Scott Liudahl will be demonstrating the proper way to plant and care for the trees. In additional, members of the community are invited to help plant 3 decorative flowering treats on the City’s green space located on the north side of the Main Library. This event is free to the public. For more information, visit the library’s website at www.fargolibrary.org.
Help 1,000 Kids Receive a New Pair of Shoes
The Fargo Marathon, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota, Dakota Medical Foundation and Nike are teaming up to help buy new shoes for under privileged children in the Fargo-Moorhead community. On Friday, May 18th, the Fargo Marathon is holding a 5K race. One dollar of each participant’s registration fee will go towards a new pair of shoes and each dollar will be matched by the corporate sponsors of the event. The marathon hopes to get 10,000 participants, which will provide 1,000 pairs of new shoes. As of today, they are halfway there. For more information on this event and to register, go to www.fargomarathon.com. (Source: BCBSND.com)
Two West Fargo High Students Qualify for SkillsUSA Nationals
For West Fargo High School students, Tucker Bucholz and Jesse Suppa, the dream to go to the National Leadership and Skills Conference in Kansas City, Mo. on June 23-27 came true when they won the right to move onto the national competition after placing first in the SkillsUSA state competition in the categories of cabinetry and motorcycle service technology, respectively. Congratulations, Tucker and Jesse! (Source: inforum.com)
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