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Published October 27 2012

Business Digest (October 27, 2012)

F-M Modern Woodmen to host benefit Friday

Members of the Fargo-Moorhead Modern Woodmen of America chapter are sponsoring a concert, silent auction and potato bar benefit for Gary Anderson, West Fargo, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at Heartland Community Church, 1751 Main Ave. E., West Fargo.

Cost is $5 per person for admission and $3 per person for the meal. Proceeds from the benefit will be used to defray Anderson’s medical expenses.

For more information, contact Doris Franks at (701) 235-7778.

Former Disney exec to speak at HBA meeting

Dennis Snow will be the keynote speaker at the Home Builders Association of Fargo-Moorhead meeting at 3 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Ramada Plaza and Suites, 1635 42nd St. S., Fargo.

His presentation, “Lessons from the Mouse (Mickey, That Is),” will be followed by a social and light refreshments. The event is open to the public. Cost is $40 if pre-registered or $45 at the door.

Snow worked for the Walt Disney World Co. for more than 20 years. He is now a full-time speaker, trainer and consultant for organizations around world – including American Express, Florida State University and Johns Hopkins Hospital – dedicated to helping organizations achieve customer service, employee development and leadership goals.

To register, call (701) 232-5846 or email info@hbafm.com.

RealTruck.com celebrates milestone

Jamestown, N.D., based e-commerce site RealTruck.com is celebrating its 15th anniversary this month.

The online truck accessory retailer was founded in 1997 by Scott Bintz. In 2011, the company posted $13 million in sales. The company has a staff of 40 employees in diverse roles ranging from customer service to web development.

The site offers more than 500,000 truck accessories for pickups and sport utility vehicles.