Food surplus from canceled school hot lunch programs leads to discount for area food shelf

On a Sunday morning not long ago, our minister asked what gifts our church family can share with others. For many years Patti and I have volunteered at Bemidji Community Food Shelf (BCFS). A gift I share with others: Thanks to my thirty years’ experience in the meat industry, I often help make meat purchases. …

Past Events

Below is a list of past workshops, signings and speaking engagements that Wendell has been featured at. To bring Wendell to your event, contact him here. 2019 Veteran’s Program at Clearbrook-GonvickWriting Memory Stories Workshop with Wendell AffieldVeteran Addiction & Mental Health ConferenceVietnam War Roundtable: Brown Water Navy at MN Military Museum“Brotherhood” presented by BemidjiSpeaks at …

World War I Student Essay Program

My grandparents, 1915, my grandmother, a Vassar College Student, and my grandfather in his Williams College ROTC uniform. This past Veterans Day I was invited to speak at an area school. I could not because of a schedule conflict. Bemidji School Superintendent Tim Lutz and I started visiting about Veterans Day 2018, the 100th anniversary …