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PAY IT FORWARD: From left are Bell State Bank & Trust Detroit Lakes President Mark Malingen, real estate lender Julia Okeson and customer service representative Holly Disse, who are presenting a $1,000 check to Jay and Beth Olness of Jiffy Lube in Detroit Lakes. The Olnesses in turn gave the money to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, represented by Executive Diorector Sue Wiger. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Bell State donation comes via Jiffy Lube

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Talk about a virtuous circle: Bell State Bank & Trust in Detroit Lakes gave $1,000 to Jiffy Lube, which turned around and donated it to the Muscular Dystrophy Association.


Give credit where credit is due: The Bell State Bank & Trust’s Pay It Forward Program.

Starting in 2008, Bell State Bank & Trust gave employees an unusual Christmas gift: the opportunity to “Pay It Forward” to people in need.

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