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Friends and Family

Fargo-Area Employees Share Their ‘Friends and Family’ Time, Money

Each year, every Bell Bank employee receives time off and a gift card through the Friends and Family program to do something fun with their loved ones. Check out some of the 2016 Friends and Family stories from our Fargo-area team.

“It just meant the world to me and my family to have the additional funds and time to spend.” – Katy Moore
Jon Forness 

Jon Forness, a graphic designer in Bell’s marketing department, went on a mission trip to Mexico with First Lutheran Church to build brick homes for four families.

Chad Gilbertson 

Chad Gilbertson, a software support analyst in Bell’s headquarters location, surprised his daughters with a dog.

Eric Halvorson 

Eric Halvorson, senior vice president and commercial lender in Bell’s headquarters location, took his family to Frisco, Texas, to watch the North Dakota State University Bison win the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision.

Matt Schenck 

Matt Schenck, vice president and commercial lender in Bell’s Hawley, Minn., branch, took his daughter to Minneapolis to spend the weekend with his son and daughter-in-law and take in a Twins game.

Katy Moore 

Katy Moore, a mortgage loan closer in Bell’s headquarters location, bought baby furniture and supplies and spent the time with her infant daughter.

Sam Keller 

Sam Keller took a weeklong honeymoon with her husband, Kenny, in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

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