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Donors Recognized for Commitments to Valley City State

Jun 19, 2023
VCSU recognizes individuals who have contributed to the University
Individuals recognized during the annual VCSU Recognition Luncheon.  Back row l to r:  Charles German, Casey Stoudt (Stoudt-Miller, Inc.), Matt Pedersen, Steve Robertsdahl (Puklich Chevrolet Buick GMC), and Robert Horne.  Front row l to r:  Susan German, Kari and Alan LaFave.

On Monday, June 13 the Valley City State University Foundation honored its donors who have reached a new level of giving.

This year’s Recognition Luncheon drew over 90 attendees, held at Sabir’s Fine Dining & Lounge.  Individuals and businesses were recognized for their continued support of the University through donations, volunteerism, and other efforts.

During the luncheon attendees heard campus updates from the Foundation Board chair, Mary Simonson, VCSU President Alan LaFave, and Cory Anderson, executive director of the VCSU Foundation.

Donors recognized for reaching a new giving level this past year included (July 2022 – June 2023):

Diamond Level ($100,000 – $249,999)

  • Matt and Jen Pedersen
  • Petro Serve USA
  • Stoudt-Miller Inc.

Gold Level ($50,000 – $99,999)

  • Dave and Sue Carlsrud
  • Farmers Union Insurance – Kirk Olson & Tyler VanBruggen
  • Kathryn Holleque
  • Robert and Deanne Horne
  • John and KaSaundra Olstad

Regents Level ($25,000 – $49,999)

  • Farmers Union Insurance
  • Don* and Darlene Fiebiger
  • Steven and Mary Fike
  • Susan and Charles German
  • Donald and Sharon Hoff
  • J.T. and Maryellen Homan
  • Merton and Joan (Bjornson) Johnson
  • Alan and Kari LaFave
  • Missouri River Energy Services
  • Puklich Chevrolet Buick GMC
  • BIFROST CJMJJ Charitable Trust
  • Gerald and Cindy Urlaub
  • Shelley and Jim Williamson