Was this business your vision/passion, or did you kind of ‘fall’ into it? Both Jane and Marilee love flowers and are very passionate about them. Jane loves both the creative and social aspect of it. She gets to know her customers personally – their flower preferences, color choices and design […]
Ali Arndorfer, Hidden Treasures Home Decorating Est. 2002
Was this business your vision/passion, or did you kind of ‘fall’ into it? Decorating has always been a passion of mine, but around 2000, starting my own business became a vision. So many people I talked to told me that they weren’t really needing anything new in the home, they […]
Ann Andre, Junk Yard Chic Est. 2002
Was this business your vision/passion, or did you kind of ‘fall’ into it? The universe directed me to follow my passion for “seeing the possibilities” in all things. When I established the store I wanted to do something which would create an environment to challenge your creativity, find your sense […]
Gail Heil and Linda Voge, The Body Connection Wellness Center and Spa Est. 1991
Our first location was on South 12th Street and four years later we added a second north location. We have been so fortunate throughout our twenty years in the wellness business. It always seemed of one door was closing, another was opening and October became our “lucky” month. We opened […]
Kris Todd Reisnour, Dakota Osteoporosis Est. 2008
Was this business your vision/passion, or did you kind of ‘fall’ into it? Both. I worked in orthopaedics for many years and saw hundreds of fractures that could have been prevented with education or treatment of osteoporosis. Suggestions were made to start an osteoporosis clinic at the facility where I […]
A Weight Loss Success Story
by Tina Ding Social norms for healthy weight run the gamut. On one end of the spectrum, celebrities aim for super slim bodies; society notices. On the other, terms like ‘overweight’ and ‘heavy’ replace ‘obesity’ when referring to body image. And obesity is impacting folks – across the board. From […]
Love Simply, Simply Love: Inspiration form Grandma Evelyn
By Kylie Blanchard I suppose I can’t say my Grandma Evelyn has changed THE world, but it is safe to say she has changed MY world.
The Person Who Inspires Me
By Leslee Smith (This was an entry in our ‘Who Inspires You’ contest’) The person who inspires me is someone who has lived a life with blessings and challenges, has gone on to bless others and always grown to meet and exceed those challenges.
RSVP+ Helping People Help Other People
by Mary Siverson Recent events in this area have brought attention to volunteerism and the need for communities to have large pools of volunteers ready to assist, whatever the challenge. During the 2011 Flood in Central North Dakota, volunteers played a major role in preparation, response, and on-going recovery activities. […]
Audrey Herman, RN – a Slice of Inspiration
If you have visited the Medcenter One Same Day Surgery Center, you may recognize Audrey Herman, or at least the sound of her voice. Her distinct voice and personality are a great combination that help make her patients comfortable.