Duluth, MN (1/28/08) – The employees at Northern Trends Building and Design realize the importance of certifications in a variety of fields. Recently, all Northern Trends employees passed a retraining for First Aid and CPR, and 8 employees attended a special Safety Seminar at the Edgewater that was sponsored by The Builders Group.
Duluth, MN (10/4/07) – Northern Trends Building and Design announced today they raised more than $1000 for the Duluth Salvation Army Thrift Store.
On October 1, Northern Trends owners drove to clients’ homes picking up items to be donated to the Salvation Army, and delivered them to the retail store on W. Superior Street. Jill Buchholz, Exc. Admin. Assistant for the Salvation Army said, “We are thrilled with the donation. Store proceeds support our Social Service programs giving us the ability to provide basic needs services to those in our community. We look forward to partnering with Northern Trends on this program again next year.”
Duluth, MN (9/24/07) – Northern Trends Building & Design announced today that they will sponsor the first annual Community Give Back Day partnership with the Duluth Salvation Army on October 1.
Owner Dan Merritt explained, “People have great intentions and earmark many household items to donate to local charities – they just don’t always have the time or resources to make it happen.” The four owners of Northern Trends decided to help their customers and donate time and the Northern Trends trucks and vans and offer to pick up items from their current clients. “We sent out a postcard and asked our clients to RSVP if they wanted to participate in this great event,” said owner Dave Nelson, “they just need to have items waiting and we’ll pick them up.”
The Salvation Army supplied a list of items that can and cannot be donated. According to Jill Buchholz, Executive Administrative Assistant for the Salvation Army, “We are given many items that we cannot pass on to our clients; we are then given the responsibility and cost of disposing of them. Northern Trends has communicated this with their clients and we are very grateful to them for their time and resources for the Community Give Back Day program.”
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