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The Village is home to experts on a wide range of topics, including mental health, family dynamics, business organization, youth mentoring, chemical addiction and more. To arrange an interview with someone at The Village, please contact: 

Sherri Hashbarger
Director of Marketing and Communications
701-451-4934 (w); 701-799-7451 (c)

Hornbacher’s presents check to Big Brothers Big Sisters
FARGO – Big Brothers Big Sisters of The Village today received a donation of more than $48,000 from Hornbacher’s to help the organization match more at-risk youth with caring adult mentors. Hornbacher’s is the title sponsor for Bowl for Kids’ Sake , the major annual fundraising event for Big Brothers...
Northwest Minnesota Women’s Fund provides grant to The Village for Girls 360º program
GRAND FORKS – The Village Family Service Center has received a $2,500 grant from the Northwest Minnesota Women’s Fund to provide a Girls 360º Group in East Grand Forks this fall. Girls 360º Group helps girls by educating them on a full spectrum (360 degrees) of topics relevant to a...
Adoption Information Meetings planned for May in Grand Forks, Bismarck and Fargo
Free informational meetings for those interested in adoption will be hosted by The Village Family Service Center and Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota during the month of May. These sessions discuss types of adoption opportunities, children available for adoption, and timeframes. The meetings also include a question-and-answer session. The...
Pederson named CEO and President of The Village
The Village Family Service Center’s Board of Directors announces that Jeff Pederson has been selected as Chief Executive Officer and President of The Village. He will begin in the CEO role on Monday, April 16. “Jeff comes to The Village with decades of executive experience, including leadership positions with public...
Olson promoted to Chief Clinical Officer of The Village
FARGO – The Village Family Service Center has promoted Kelly Olson to Chief Clinical Officer. In this role, Olson will oversee all client services on The Village’s community behavioral health continuum of care. Olson has been with The Village for 19 years, and currently serves as Division Director of Behavioral...