A friend to farmers in need

November 12, 2011 at 3:03 pm in Grand Forks Herald

Group will honor Nelson for aiding financially-troubled farms For almost three decades, Lavon Nelson has given farmers financial and moral support. On Monday, Nelson, of Mayville, will receive an award for his work when the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Northern Plains chapter, honors him with the Lifetime Achievement Legacy of Giving Award. The award will be presented to Nelson at the National Philanthropy Day Luncheon in Fargo. Continue Reading