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The Sons of Norway Lodge in Tioga has made a financial donation to the North Dakota Heritage Center expansion project, as part of a statewide effort led by the Sverdrup Lodge of Bismarck to encourage Norwegian-Americans in the state to raise funds to name a meeting room in honor of their Norwegian heritage.
Hundreds of people attended the Legislative Reception the evening of January 10, sponsored by the State Historical Society of North Dakota and its Foundation, the Independent Community Banks of North Dakota (ICBND) and the North Dakota Grocers Association.
Ola Borten Moe, Norway's minister of petroleum and energy, and a delegation of Norwegian oil officials visited the North Dakota Heritage Center November 6, as part of a multi-state tour through the country.
Former First Lady Grace Link, Terrance Rockstad, Larry Rolfson and Hollis Nappen, all of Bismarck, were among those honored for their contributions to the State Historical Society of North Dakota Foundation at its Recognition Dinner May 4.
Harold Hamm and Other Donors to be Honored at Foundation's 'Celebrate the Unconventional' Dinner May 4
The State Historical Society of North Dakota and its Foundation will be "Celebrating the Unconventional" at a May 4 Recognition event for friends and supporters of the expansion of the North Dakota Heritage Center.
A lifelong engineer whose family was among the first residents in the Walsh County town of Lankin in northeastern North Dakota has given a $400,000 gift to the State Historical Society of North Dakota Foundation. Hollis Nappen, 93, now of Bismarck, gave the gift to establish the Hollis and Theodora Nappen Dakota Kids Tree House education area in the mezzanine of the expanded North Dakota Heritage Center.
In recognition of its 50th anniversary, the North Dakota Grocers Association has made a $100.000 gift to the expansion of the North Dakota Heritage Center in honor of its longtime executive director. The North Dakota Grocers Association Tom Woodmansee Meeting room recognizes Woodmansee's 28 years with the group. The surprise announcement was made at the NDGA's annual convention September 12 in Fargo.