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HRA hires new coordinator

Cloquet native Bob Nelson was hired as the new Cloquet Housing Authority Section 8 Coordinator on June 4. He has worked locally in the financial services industry and served as a volunteer for organizations serving low income, disabled, and underserved people in our community for nearly 20 years.

Nelson is a dedicated volunteer for several local non-profit organizations. He served on the 2012 United Way campaign in Carlton County, is a board member of Inter-Faith Care Center in Carlton, and is involved with the Salvation Army's seasonal Bell Ringing campaign and other charitable and civic organizations.

"I forward to working with members of our community to secure safe, decent, and affordable housing," he said.

The Cloquet/Carlton Housing and Redevelopment Authority is located in the Aspen Arms Building at 950 14th St., Cloquet. For more information, contact the Housing & Redevelopment Office at 218-879-3353.