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BSU invites alumni to meet President Hanson aboard Breezy Belle

The Bemidji State University Alumni and Foundation are offering the university’s alumni and friends a chance to get to know BSU President Richard Hanson, Aug. 23 in Breezy Point, Minn.

Beginning at 5:30 p.m., BSU will take alumni and friends on a two-hour paddlewheel boat excursion on Pelican Lake aboard the Breezy Belle.

The evening will be hosted by Linda Hanson, Carol Russell and Tom Anderson. The excursion costs $25 per person, which includes the cruise and appetizers. A cash bar will be available.

Reservations are required due to limited space. Reserve a spot by Aug. 13 by calling (877) 278-2586, or register at

The Breezy Belle is docked in the front of Dockside Lounge at the Breezy Point Resort, 9252 Breezy Point Drive, Breezy Point, Minn.

For more information, contact Maryhelen Chadwick, university advancement communication and marketing coordinator, at (218) 755-2122.

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