When Calvin Peterson, a former resident of the Good Samaritan Society’s nursing home in Larimore, N.D., heard of an effort to bring a community wellness center to town, he set aside some money to donate. Proponents of the center learned last year after he passed away that he’d left $110,000 for the project.
Family Wellness joins Sanford Health and the YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties in a health-and-fitness partnership housed in a $12 million center that debuted Monday. The two-level center, featuring lots of windows encircling its running track and exercise rooms, is next door to the Scheels Arena in southwest Fargo near Veterans Boulevard and 32nd Avenue South.
New Wellness Center will spark development, speakers say A ceremonial scoop of soil hadn’t even been moved yet — much less a real excavation — when speculation started about what else might develop around the Choice Wellness Center on the south end of Grand Forks.
The sponsor of a proposed replacement for Center Court Fitness Center has agreed to pay that amount over 25 years. In return, the company’s name will be placed on the facility, such as the Alerus Center, which has Alerus Financial as its sponsor.
Project still depends on funding That 42-acre site, handed over for free by Crary Real Estate, was picked by the Grand Forks Park Board on Tuesday over the originally presumed location of Kiwanis Park south of SuperTarget.
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