North Dakota 2010 Heritage Honor Award Colleague Appreciation
Congratulations! You really deserve the Heritage Profile Honor Award for all you do not just for North Dakota but for the people around the world who call upon you to help with their Germans from Russia Heritage. I am so proud to know you.
Patricia (Gabriel) Becknar
Fargo, North Dakota
Congratulations on being named a recipient of the State Historical
Society’s Heritage Profile Honor Award! You are most deserving of this
Dr. Ann Braaten
Curator, Emily P. Reynolds Historic Costume Collection
North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota
CONGRATULATION, Michael! Can't think of anyone who deserves this award more.
Jo Ann Winistorfer
Pick City, North Dakota
Congratulations on being recognized as being honored by the North Dakota
State Historical Society’s Heritage Profile Honor. I truly know that you
are worthy of this honor. As I stated in my short narrative on our tour,
your passion for answers and your motivation to keep our German from
Russian heritage remembered shows in what you do.
Arve and Carol Moser
Obviously SHSND knows how to pick 'em!
This is wonderful news, Michael. Congratulations on being named a Heritage Profile winner. We often toil in relative obscurity and it is very nice when someone is recognized and feted. Your work is important and the award reflects that. Thank you for doing all that you do.
Congratulations! A great honor that is justly deserved! Thanks for all you do in promoting not just Germans from Russia but preserving the history of North Dakota.
San Jose, California
Well-deserved congratulations, Michael and Dr. Tom Isern! Wonderful news.
Best from OK,
Dr. Eric Schmaltz
Northwestern Oklahoma State University
Just wanted to drop you a note to congratulate you on all the
well-deserved recognition you’ve been getting lately for your tireless
work on behalf of our German-Russian heritage and history. It’s
wonderful to see the accolades you’re getting and to know that your
hard work is appreciated and recognized!
Dana Point, California
Congratulations, Michael. Well-deserved recognition that this has been, and
continues to be, your life's work.
Hearty congratulations, Michael, on this much deserved honor. We too,
very much appreciate your thorough and timely contribution to our
personal history and the ND archives.
Karen and Roger Reede
Congratulations, Michael! A well deserved award!
Congratulations, Michael, we are so proud of you.
A Hearty Congratulations to Michael and Tom. An honor and award very well deserved. We in the upper midwest are very well served by both of you.
Thank you for all you do for us Germans From Russia.
Julie (Eszlinger) Jenson
My most sincere congratulations for a well-deserved recognition and honor,
Arthur E. Flegel
Menlo Park, California
Wow, Michael! Congratulations on this award. Well deserved.
Congratulations Michael. No one is done more for preserving our GR culture.
Rev. DarEll T. Weist
Congratulations on your award from the State Historical Society of North Dakota, a well-deserved honor.
Velma Jesser, Ph.D.
Las Cruces, NM USA
Such wonderful news. Awards well deserved. Nice to know you also
appreciated by folks outside our German-Russian community.
St. Louis Park, Minnesota
The honor is well deserved by both yourself and Tom Isern. Congratulations
to you both!
Dr. Homer Rudolf
I thought this should go out to our Germans from Russia Heritage Society's Kutschurgan Regional Interest Group subscribers. Michael does so much for our heritage and we need to
Well deserved Michael, thank you for all you do for our Germans from Russia heritage.
Mary (Jaeger) Marando
Crown Point, Indiana
Congratulations, Michael ---most deserving.
Selma (Job) Lapp
Eureka, South Dakota
Congratulations! Another great and well-deserved honor. Jill and I wish
you all the best.
Allyn and Jill Brosz
Congratulations on receiving the State Historical Society of North
Dakota 2010 Heritage Profile Honor Award. You are most deserving.
Sharold A. Hipfner
Fargo, North Dakota
I'm so proud of you Michael. I'm sure your parents are smiling down on
you. This is so well earned, you've done so much for all of our German
people that came from Russia, through so many struggles, sacrificing and
suffering. Your legacy will live forever! God bless you. Hugs,
Marge Jergenetz Stout