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Thursday, December 18, 2014
Late last night, Congress passed legislation allowing tax-free distributions from IRAs for charitable purposes. Congress extended tax breaks for 2014, allowing donors to do an IRA charitable rollover for the 2014 tax year. With this measure, anyone over 70-1/2 may take tax-free distributions of up to $100,000 from a traditional IRA, if the money is distributed directly to an eligible charity. The new law applies retroactively to charitable IRA... Read More
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Through September of 2014, your generous investments have had a profound impact in the Bismarck-Mandan community. Here’s a sampling: 117 individuals participated in career readiness activities or received support that helped them obtain or retain employment. 67 unemployed or underemployed individuals were able to find and start jobs. 2,768 children learned positive behaviors and improved skills while spending time with caring, supportive mentors... Read More
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
We always say “every dollar counts.” Well here’s proof that every penny counts. From Sept. 22 through Oct. 3, students from 19 schools helped raise $15,083.80! Local students brought in their spare change and raised vital funds for United Way’s Dolly Parton Imagination Library. Thanks to the generosity of these students, 603 children will receive one free book in the mail each month for an entire year! At the Elementary level, Sunrise Elementary... Read More
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
We always say “every dollar counts.” Well here’s proof that every penny counts. From Sept. 22 through Oct. 3, students from 19 schools helped raise $15,083.80! Local students brought in their spare change and raised vital funds for United Way’s Dolly Parton Imagination Library. Thanks to the generosity of these students, 603 children will receive one free book in the mail each month for an entire year! At the Elementary level, Sunrise Elementary... Read More
Thursday, November 20, 2014
By Marci Narum It’s a little embarrassing to admit it…but here goes: I had options for this campaign. I had to decide WHICH dress I was going to wear. The one I chose was from a special occasion more than a year ago. A dress that I hadn’t worn since. It was in the back of my closet, tucked away in the dark. A perfectly nice, hardly-worn, beautiful little black dress. Shedding light on it, I noticed that I had to dust off the shoulder seams. I... Read More
Thursday, November 20, 2014
By Marci Narum It’s a little embarrassing to admit it…but here goes: I had options for this campaign. I had to decide WHICH dress I was going to wear. The one I chose was from a special occasion more than a year ago. A dress that I hadn’t worn since. It was in the back of my closet, tucked away in the dark. A perfectly nice, hardly-worn, beautiful little black dress. Shedding light on it, I noticed that I had to dust off the shoulder seams. I... Read More
Thursday, November 20, 2014
By Marci Narum It’s a little embarrassing to admit it…but here goes: I had options for this campaign. I had to decide WHICH dress I was going to wear. The one I chose was from a special occasion more than a year ago. A dress that I hadn’t worn since. It was in the back of my closet, tucked away in the dark. A perfectly nice, hardly-worn, beautiful little black dress. Shedding light on it, I noticed that I had to dust off the shoulder seams. I... Read More
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Governor Jack Dalrymple has proclaimed Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, LIVE UNITED Day, in recognition of United Way volunteers and donors across the state of North Dakota. The generosity and support of these individuals provides the resources needed to create solutions to issues affecting our friends, family and neighbors each day. The Missouri Slope Areawide United Way and Secretary of State Al Jaeger will be hosting a press conference on Friday, Nov.... Read More
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Governor Jack Dalrymple has proclaimed Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, LIVE UNITED Day, in recognition of United Way volunteers and donors across the state of North Dakota. The generosity and support of these individuals provides the resources needed to create solutions to issues affecting our friends, family and neighbors each day. The Missouri Slope Areawide United Way and Secretary of State Al Jaeger will be hosting a press conference on Friday, Nov.... Read More
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
It’s inevitable, at some point in your career you will be asked to join the office party-planning committee. To some, it is an honor to join the ranks of the highly coveted inner-office social team – providing a needed break from reality and work, for some donuts and Christmas party planning. To others, it’s one more meeting to begrudgingly attend. Learn about Bobcat’s Employee Campaign But, what if your company’s committee could go beyond the... Read More

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