2013-02-28 / Top News

Agnew receives award


Wanda Agnew speaks after receiving the Sertoma International “Service to Mankind Award.” Wanda Agnew speaks after receiving the Sertoma International “Service to Mankind Award.” On Jan. 23 at the Bismarck Country Club, WandaAgnew of Bismarck was presented the “Service to Mankind Award” by the Bismarck Chapter of Sertoma International for Significant and Meritorious Service.

Recognition was based on her work in supporting healthy communities and people in North Dakota and Tribal communities. Listed as deserving projects including “Nutrition in the Garden” for at risk youth and special needs adults, facilitation of coalition building, Baby to Work policy, and leadership in nutrition education through the FNS Mt. Plains Regional office.

Wanda is the daughter of Harry and Lena Wolbaum, Linton, formerly of Braddock. Her daughter, Kristen (Andrew) Vetter, also resides in the Linton area, and her son Dennis resides on Elvin and Wanda’s farm near Moffit.

Sertoma Club is a longterm local service organization which meets monthly. They support many community projects including financial and educational assistance to persons with hearing disabilities as well as lends support to local area parks, including Sertoma Park, named after the organization.

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