This Years Winners

Activity Professionals of North Dakota is proud to announce the winners of this years awards!

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Activity Professional of the Year

Deb Domier is this year' Activity Professional of the year.

Deb has worked as Activity Manager at Hatton Prairie Village for 17 years.  She received her Bachelor of Science degree from NDSU in Recreation and Leisure Services with an emphasis in Therapeutic Recreation.  She is a Board member of the state’s Activity Professionals of North Dakota (APND) and serves as its Region 4 representative. 

  Here is what some residents have said of Deb: “What a marvelous lady; she is always willing to help me.” My favorite times of day are when I am in the Activity Room with Deb. I like all the things we do, but mostly I like being around Deb.  She makes me feel happy and cared about.” “She makes me feel special; like I’m the only one in the room with her.”

Congratulation Deb! 

Activity of the Year

This year's winner is

Men's Tattoo Parlor

Griggs County Cate Center, Cooperstown, ND

Submitted by Jodi Rae Ingstad

Congratulations!

In this day I had taken a men's only group of veterans out to eat and drive around looking at crops. 

After enjoying burgers and fries I saw the tattoo parlor. 

I secretly spoke to the artist and his wife to see if we could bless them with rub on tattoos but pretend the ink gun was doing it. 

The fellas enjoyed the independence of choosing what to get inked. 

They cherished the commaraderie of experiencing this together and they enjoyed the biology of just being dudes on that day! 

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Winners of this years scholarships 

This years scholarship winners:
Beth Yoder- Area 3 
Pamela Meiers- Area 4
They will each receive $100 to use toward containing education.