Williston Economic Development
by Barbara Peterson
Williston Economic Development (WED) hosted its annual Appreciation and Awards Luncheon to a sold-out crowd at the Grand Williston Hotel and Conference Center on Thursday, May 7, 2015. The event allowed WED and Williston State College's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) to honor the people and organizations who exemplify entrepreneurship. The SBDC plays a key role in helping new businesses get started or existing ones expand, said Shawn Wenko, Williston Economic Development executive director. Read More
The individuals and groups above were honored at the Williston Economic Development Appreciation and Awards Luncheon. From left to right beginning at the top row are the following: Pastor Muriel Lippert, Community Achievement Entrepreneur; Jory Meyer, Lender of the Year; Lonnie Iverson, Woman Owned Business Entrepreneur; David and Kirsten Hill of Hill Enterprises, Existing Business of the Year; Floyd Miller and Warren Froelich for the National Hard Spring Wheat Show, Agriculture Entrepreneur; Cal Klewin, Ambassador of the Year; and Michael Tofte, Allison Anderson, Mitch Fearing, Laurali Sime and Danielle Brenno-Watterfud of Williston Basin Eyecare Associates, New Business Entrepreneur. Congratulations to all of the winners!