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Tri-State Manufacturing names new 2011 board

Elroy Vesta was recently named 2011 president of Tri-State Manufacturers' Association for the 12th consecutive year. Vesta owns and operates EJ Enterprises, a Fergus Falls-based supplier of printing and promotional products. He has served on the TSMA Board of Directors since 1995.

Dick Young was named to a fifth term as vice president. Young is the co-owner of Innova Industries, a Fergus Falls manufacturing company specializing in metal fabrication and laser cutting.

Bob Grove, president of Cosmos Enterprises, was named to a fourth term as secretary/treasurer of the board. Located in Elbow Lake, Cosmos Enterprises is a precision contract machine shop.

Serving as directors in 2011 are: Don Leapaldt, State Bank & Trust, Fergus Falls; Kevin Schutz, OECS, Inc., Alexandria/Golden Valley; Linda Besse, Northern Contours, Fergus Falls; Mike Westergard, StoneL Corporation, Fergus Falls; and Todd Peterson, 3M, Alexandria.