by Kayla Schafer What drives us to be involved in our community to make it a better place? A common theme for volunteering relates to wanting to make a difference, or being impacted by an event, disease or crisis. Ask the 100 plus women that are members of the Bismarck-Mandan […]
by Megan Nitschke As the case manager for Welcome House, Inc., a non-profit, faith-based organization that provides shelter for those experiencing homelessness, Kriedeman has provided the way to many open doors.
by Beth Nodland Roxane Romanick brings a heart full of hope and head full of information to families facing the diagnosis of a child with a disability. In situations where the diagnosis is Down syndrome, she arrives with a warm smile and personal experience—her daughter Elizabeth has DS—her arms loaded […]
by Maxine Herr Andrea Polk is talking trash these days. But it’s actually doing some good. Egg shells, shredded paper and table scraps are delicacies to her new roommates. Polk has a worm farm adjacent to her kitchen, and the little red wigglers have been an exciting addition to her […]
One step at a time
The manageable way to make a difference By Amanda Mack I was recently struck by the words of Susan Power, a speaker and best selling author who spoke at a North Dakota Humanities Council event in Bismarck during the Young Professionals Summit. Her topic was on personal and global transformation […]
S.A.Y. Yes Save America’s Youth
by Deb Seminary DeEtta Phelps was in education for over 30 years. Like most retirees, she is almost busier now than when she was working.