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By Angie Wieck, awieck@forumcomm.com, Published April 13 2012

TRADE TALK: BBB to host Secure Your ID Event

The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota and AARP North Dakota will sponsor a Secure Your ID Day event from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 21 at the Wells Fargo location at 2501 13th Ave. S. in Fargo.

Residents and businesses will have the opportunity to shred and properly dispose of sensitive paper documents, CDs and old cellphones free of charge.

Attendees can bring up to three boxes or bags of documents for shredding. Documents should be removed from binders, but staples, paperclips and CDs are permitted. Event staff will also collect any old cellphones for disposal.

The event is part of a series of Secure Your ID Day events hosted by Better Business Bureaus across the country.

‘Treat and train’

North Dakota State University’s Distance and Continuing Education Department will host an Administrative Professionals Day event from 10 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. April 25 at Fargo’s Best Western Kelly Inn and Suites, 1767 44th St. S.

This “treat and train” event is open to the public. Employers are invited to send staff to join them for lunch and presentations by local professionals who will provide tips and advice to become healthier and more productive at work.

Topics will include: “Stay Fit While You Sit,” “Working Smarter, Not Harder” and “Five Secrets to Looking and Feeling Younger.”

The cost is $30 and includes lunch.

For more information or to register, visit ndsu.me/


New rehab wing

Elim Rehab and Care Center, 3534 S. University Drive, Fargo, will host a ribbon-cutting and open house on Tuesday to celebrate the opening of 5th Avenue, their new transitional care/short-term stay rehabilitation wing.

The celebration marks the completion of the first phase of remodeling in the existing building.

The ribbon-cutting will be at 10:30 a.m., with the open house from 1 to 5 p.m.

The $7 million project includes an expanded therapy area, private rooms, dining area and family gathering space.

Readers can reach Forum reporter Angie Wieck at (701) 241-5501