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Named Best in the Red River Valley in SIX Categories!

Senior of the Year Nominees Named

By August 8, 2019October 9th, 2019News

Seventeen area seniors have been nominated for the 2019 Senior of the Year Award.  The Senior of the Year Awards Dinner will take place on Thursday, September 19, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Fargo.  A Social begins at 5:30 and the Dinner and Program at 6:30.

The nominees include Marlene Batterberry. David Gilchrist, Dorothy Heieie, Roger Larson, Wayne Larson, Robert Lind, Dick Logan, Larry Lubben, Judi Lundstrom, Allan Peterson, Donald Peterson, John Pierce, Brian Quigley, Mort Sarabakhsh, Beverly Schons, and Carol Zielinski.

The Senior of the Year (SOTY) recognizes those aged 65 and over who have made an outstanding contribution to enrich the social, cultural or civic life of our community.  Categories for SOTY awards include Business Person, Community Involvement, Education/Arts, Faith, and Healthcare/Wellness.

For additional information or for tickets to the event, contact Grant Richardson at 701.478.8910 or

Bethany Retirement Living was founded in Fargo in 1939 and is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).  Bethany operates two campuses in Fargo and provides high-quality care to the elderly in skilled nursing, memory care, rehabilitation, transitional care, assisted living, basic care, senior apartments, personal care programs and home care.