Category Archives: Community

The 2016 Bob Nelson Community Service Award

Being a specialty construction company, we’ve had many proud moments over the last 103 years. Today, we get to tell you about one of those moments. We were recently notified that we are the recipients of APi Group’s 2016 Bob Nelson Community Service Award. It’s an award we’ve very proud of for numerous reasons. We […]

Mining Community Food Drive Wrap Up

The Jamar Company, United Piping Inc (UPI), and the J. Koski Company spearheaded a food drive to benefit the mining communities food shelves from February 22 – March 11. The environmental downturn has taken a toll on the families, and subsequently the food shelves. We wanted to help in a practical way to let them know […]

Food Drive for Mining Communities

Jamar and the mining industry have a long history together. Our concern for the mining industry extends well beyond business benefits and transactions. We care about the mining communities up on the range. Food shelves are experiencing an overwhelming need at this time. A group of Jamar staff are heading up a food drive to […]

UMD Students Present Health Tips to Employees

By Norie Idso & Natalie Johnson This September students Ahna Hoefler and Gavin Kadlec, partnered with Jamar to convey nutritional concepts learned in the Public Health Education and Promotion program at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Ahna and Gavin began meeting with Norie Idso and Natalie Johnson to understand the diversity of the work Jamar […]

2015 Lake Superior Dragon Boat Races

Jamar’s Steel Dragons finished this year’s Lake Superior Dragon Boat Race 40th overall (out of 82) and 12th (out of 21) in the Business Division. This year was a very young team, with less than half ever rowing before, congratulations on a job well done. Team members (top left to right) Mark Nelson, Russ Smith, Kimberly Bailey, Regan […]

Damiano Center Roofing Project Connects our Community

Work began on a long-needed new roof for Duluth’s Damiano Center on Saturday, September 19, thanks to the kindness and generosity of APi Group, Inc., the Jamar Company and more than a dozen organizations that provided materials and services. The 18,000 square foot, steeply-peaked roof of the former Sacred Heart Elementary School, built in 1904 at […]