Pekin Park/Tree Board
Steve Girodat ,Chairman - Elmer Bjorlie, City Forester
Pekin Fire Department
Call 911 or Phone 296-4522
Fire Chief - Duane Avdem
Home (701)296-4444
Fire Dept meets the 2nd Fri. of each month
Currently a fund raising campaign is
underway to raise funds to build a new
Pekin Fire Hall.  
Donations towards the new Pekin Fire
Hall  are always appreciated and accepted!

*2012 Fireman of the Year*
Duane Avdem
American Legion
Unit #182

Betty Brekken

Vice President
Vivian Avdem
Morken-Christianson Post #182
Commander - Michael Hanson
Adjutant - Lloyd Gjovik
Jerry Enstad, President
(701) 322-5656
Annual Wild Game Feed & Ducks Unlimited Auction every
November at the Pekin Community Center.
Fishing tournaments and other events will be posted on
the Bulletin Board Page as they become available.
Pekin Coffee Club
Early mornings at the Pekin Community Center
Where coffee is still a quarter and advice is always free!
Everyone Welcome!

Meetings held on the Third Wednesday of the month
in the Pekin Community Center
Everyone Welcome!
Nelson County Prairie Regulators Snowmobile Club
Members of  Snowmobile North Dakota, which furnishes the groomer to
groom over 110 miles of trail.  The complete trail system is over 300
miles and goes from as far south as Finley and as far west as Churches
Ferry.  There are many rides during the winter for charitable causes, and
safety courses are given to the area youth.  
For more information or to join the club, call
George Kobel  (701) 322-5162
President - Edgar Dunnigan
Vice President - Ron Burthold
Secretary - Phyllis Haugland
Treasurer - Betty Ann Bina
Director & Reservations - Arlene Morken
The Pekin Community Center is available to rent
for your event!  Call Arlene at 296-4584 for rental
prices and scheduling.
Pekin Organizations
The Board maintains and improves the two Pekin public parks, plants
new trees and landscapes. They also remove unsound and diseased
trees, and trim and care for all trees on city owned properties, advise
property owners on proper planting methods and the care of trees.  The
Board is also involved in the annual Pekin Days events.
The Memorial Tree Program was established in May of 2000.  Trees
may be planted in memory of someone during the Annual Arbor
Day Celebration and a plaque is placed at the base of the tree or
shrub.  For more information concerning this program you may call
Brenda Bjorlie, (701) 296-4515 or email
Since 1995, 150 trees and shrubs have been planted,
and 22 Memorial Trees have been planted.
*City of the Year 1996 (North Dakota Forest Service)
*Tree City USA Growth Award 1996 & 2000