VHEDC honors local leaders

16 Jun 2021


The Vadnais Heights Economic Development Corporation (VHEDC) celebrated local business and community leaders at the annual Rising Star and Business Leadership Awards event held June 2 at Jimmy’s Event Center.

Kevin Whelan is the recipient of the 2021 Business Leadership Award. Kevin is the president of Frandsen Bank & Trust, located in Vadnais Heights. 

The Business Leadership Award is given annually to a business leader who works in the local community and demonstrates outstanding leadership, both at work and in the community. Leadership qualities include creativity, volunteerism, responsibility, problem-solving, respectfulness, cooperation and organizational skills. Leadership qualities are not limited to VHEDC activities and may include work for other organizations. 

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