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Parkwood Senior Living
749 South 30th Street
Grand Forks, ND 58201

Jo- Hirsch
Housing Coordinator


Jo- is our token Canadian on staff at Parkwood, she has been with us for over twenty years!  Jo- manages all of our housing and provides individualized facility tours for prospective residents and their families.  Jo- is the expert on our apartments and services, she creates a family environment with her big laugh and big heart. She makes it her mission that every resident feel welcome and comfortable while she helps coordinate their move to Parkwood. In addition, Jo- is responsible for our marketing efforts, hosting our dances, car shows, health fairs, our holiday "Gifts Galore" event and so much more. If you need an answer to a question about Parkwood, Jo- is your best bet.

Marlys Pester
Activities Coordinator


Marlys Pester manages the activities for Parkwood residents, focusing on socialization and the fun we all need in our daily lives.  Marlys can be seen leading residents in activities such as gardening, quilting, trying a new recipe, cards, bingo, worship, crafts, musical entertainment and more. Activities abound at Parkwood, Marlys makes sure there is plenty of variety, both at our facility and with visits around town. Marlys also maintains our meeting room and auditorium calendars, offering those spaces to our families and guests, and keeps our weekly newsletter and calendars up-to-date and circulated. She is the "go-to" person for making fun things happen at Parkwood Senior Living.

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