Shriners make donation to Children’s Hospital

Pictured, from left: Bill Batchelder, Treasurer; Joe Dunn, Shrine Bowl Chairman; Michael Smith, Shriner; Roger Schmidt, President; Richard Labraaten, Shriner. Submitted

Bemidji Headwaters Shrine Club recently donated $8,106 to Shriners Children’s Hospital.

These funds, according to a release, were made possible by the contributions of Bemidji and surrounding area businesses.

For information on becoming a Shriner, contact Roger Schmidt at (218) 751-1172.


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers all the beats in north-central Minnesota, such as local government, crime, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University.


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