Event Sponsors

The Village Family Service Center holds fundraising events each year to raise money for its various programs. Generous support from our corporate and individual sponsors make these events possible. It is through their support that we are able to make a difference in the lives of children and families.

North Dakota Picnic

The North Dakota Picnic is an annual event held the first Sunday in March in Mesa, Arizona. The Picnic provides a great place for North Dakotans to reconnect and celebrate their shared heritage.

Title Sponsor

Rough Rider

Lewis & Clark Fort Mandan Foundation
Realty Executives, Linda Booker


Anne Carlson Center
God’s Child Project
Red Willow Ministries
Unison Bank


Event Booth

Abe Winters Sports
Chuck Orvik
Dakota Wild
First International Bank & Trust
JDS Gems
Morning Star Ranch
Pifer’s Auction & Realty
RealtyOne-Troy Nipstad
ShareHouse, Inc.
State Historical Society of ND Foundation
Wanamaker Press

Home Run Heroes

Home Run Heroes, a season-long event, is held in partnership between The Village and the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks. Sponsors make a pledge to The Village for each home run made.

Title Sponsor

Super Heroes

740 The Fan
Cargill, Inc.
Famous Dave’s Bar-B-Que
Floor To Ceiling Carpet One
The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead
Jetvig Business & Development – Loren Jetvig
Matrix Properties
Mutual of America
Otter Tail Corporation
Ramada Plaza & Suites
Bob & Laura Spolum
State Bank & Trust
Twin City Garage Door
Valley News Live

Home Run Heroes

ABDC (Association for Better Day Care)
American Mail House, Inc.
Anda Construction & Properties
Dale D. Beling
Butler Machinery Company
Camrud Foss Concrete Construction
Case New Holland, Fargo Plant
Cash Wise Foods
Choice Financial
Bruce & Judy Clark
Craig Geron Decorating Artists, Inc.
Paul Eidbo
General Equipment & Supplies, Inc.
Gremada Industries, Inc.
David & Bonnie Grosz
Hanbro Construction, Inc.
Calvin Hornbacher
Robert Mason
Phillip Miller
Moore Engineering, Inc.
Olaf Anderson & Son
RD Offutt Company/RDO Equipment Co.
Arnold Solberg
Joy Streed
Victor Lundeen Co.
Darlene & Mike Wolf

Bobcat ND State Open

The Bobcat North Dakota State Open is a three-day Pro-Am golf tournament held at the Fargo Country Club. Since 1982, The Village has been priviledged to be the benefiting charity of the tournament.

Title Sponsor


State Bank & Trust

World Leader

Bremer Bank
Mutual of America

America’s Best

Advanced Business Methods
Dave’s Tire & Service Center
Knight Printing
Otter Tail Corporation

Hometown Favorite

Dawson Insurance Agency
Flint Communications
Industrial Builders, Inc.
S & S Promotional Group
Swanston Equipment Companies
The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead
Twin City Garage Door

Hole Sign

Alerus Financial
Anda Construction & Properties
Bank of the West
Best Western Doublewood Inn
Cole Papers, Inc.
Cook Endodontics
Fargo Tire Service, Inc.
Grouser Products, Inc.
Hanson-Runsvold Funeral Home
Holiday Inn of Fargo
Lillestol Research
The Meadows Golf Shop
Oven Door Catering
Sanford Health
Straus Clothing
Turman & Lang, Ltd.
Verizon Wireless – NorthStar Telcom
Western State Bank

Business Patron

Bennett Financial
Case New Holland—Fargo Plant
FF Fisher Leasing Corporation
Homewood Suites by Hilton
Laney’s Inc.
Preference Personnel
Wallwork Truck Center

Individual Patrons

Robert Arusell
Mark & Lisa Askew
Terry & Donna Bladholm
Duane & Sandy Brasch
Art Bunker
Darrell & Nancy Burkland
Elizabeth Bushell
Tom & Georgia Dawson
Carl & Evelyn Ekern
Dr. C. K. Fercho Family Foundation
William Ford
John & Maggie Grove
Phil & Erin Haug
Warren & Maureen Hintz
Mike & Kela Howell
Impact Foundation – Pat Traynor
Norm & Eunice Jones
Michael J. Larson
Dale & Paulette Lian
Glenn & Phyllis Melvey
David & Candace Meyer
Curt & Lisabeth Nyhus
Denis & Linda Olson
John & Amy Ommen
Steve & Rita Paper
Donna Reed
Arne Solberg – Heidi & Rusty
Bob & Laura Spolum
Peggy & Larry Sweeney
Shelley Weidner

Wine and Dine

 Wine & Dine is an elegant evening event featuring a 4-course meal, wine sampling, and an extensive silent & live auction. This event benefits both The Village’s Big Brothers Big Sisters program and the Nokomis Child Care Centers.

Title Sponsor

Corporate Sponsors

Advanced Business Methods
Dr. Dave & Denise Akkerman
Happy Harry’s Bottle Shops
Holiday Inn of Fargo
State Bank & Trust

Gold Sponsors

First International Bank & Trust
Appareo Systems, LLC
Deal & Friends
High Point Networks
Otter Tail Corporation
Phoenix International
Red Ribbon Realtors
Republic National Distributing Company
Wells Fargo

Silver Sponsors

20/20 Home Inspections
Alerus Financial
Dakota Medical Foundation
Dakota Group Wealth Management
Flint Communications
Gary L. Miller Agency
Johnson Brothers
Strinden Family
Toshiba Business Solutions
Dr. Richard & Mary Warner
Gary & Claudia Wolsky and Friends

Media Sponsors

Robb Siverson Photography

Champagne Sponsor

Advanced Business Methods

Paddle Sponsor

Yellow Tail
Ste. Michelle Wine Estates

Special Donations Sponsors

Gallery by Katie Lee
Ingvald’s Custom Builds
West Acres

Bronze Sponsors

Alpha Omega Developments & Designer Homes
Steven & Darlene Berndt
Blackridge BANK
Border States Electric
Cornerstone Bank
Dr. Steffen & Jan Christensen/Heartland Trust Company
Dakota Wine Merchants
Lyman & Nancy Edds
E.W. Wylie Corporation
Expressway Suites
Paul Finstad
Food Services of America
Mike & Pam Gruchalla
Matthew & Janelle Leiseth
Luther Family Buick GMC
The Maddock Connection
Dale & Debra Mowry
Network Cabling Services
Northern Plains Botanic Garden Society, Inc.
Simple Website Creations
Skyloft Photography
Thermo King
Titan Outlet Stores
Union State Bank
Wischer Aviation
Xcel Energy

Bowl for Kids’ Sake

Bowl For Kids’ Sake, is Big Brothers Big Sisters signature fundraising event. Funds are raised through sponsorships, pledges from teams of bowlers and bowling pin sales.

Title Sponsor

Major Sponsors

Eide Bailly, LLP
McDonald’s Restaurants
Mutual of America
Lynne Olson-Rommesmo, DDS
Sanford Health
State Bank & Trust
West Acres

Lane Sponsors

Advanced Auto Body & Glass
Bio-Life Plasma Services
Domino’s Pizza
Edward Jones, Troy Ivesdal
FM Bowling Association
IdeaOne Telecom
Otter Tail Corporation
Pierce Company & Digital Print
Property Resource Group
Starion Financial
Wells Fargo Bank

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