Security Financial Bank presents free fraud seminar

DURAND — Security Financial Bank will present a free seminar on protecting yourself against scams, fraud and identity theft from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Orton Room of the Corral Bar and Riverside Grill, 318 W. Main St.

The most common scams seen in the community will be explained as well as precautionary steps to take to protect yourself and your family.

Longtime bank employees Faye Owen and Tammy Sinz who have seen scams and frauds impact people in the community will lead the talk.

Refreshments will be provided.

Registration is not required.

Presto’s AMTEC gets $23.8M option for ammunition

AMTEC Corp., a subsidiary of Eau Claire-based National Presto Industries, received a $23.8 million option award under its contract to provide ammunition to the Department of the Army.

This option award is for 40mm explosive cartridges, which are scheduled to be delivered starting in late 2021, according to a Presto news release sent Thursday.

Defense products are part of Presto’s business, which also include small appliances, housewares and a proprietary fire extinguisher called the Rusoh Eliminator.

Eau Claire YMCA to hold second job fair for teens

The Eau Claire YMCA will again host a job fair to help match teenagers with local workplaces that have openings during the summer or year-round part-time positions.

The teen job fair will be on April 27 at the L.E. Phillips YMCA Sports Center, 3456 Craig Road.

Last year there were 15 employers who attended, plus additional booths with employment resources for teens. About 128 teenagers attended the event last year, according to a YMCA news release.

Next month’s event will be similar, but with the addition of an area for on-the-spot interviews.

For more information on the job fair, go online to

Short Takes

• Three new members are slated to join the board of directors for Junior Achievement’s Northwest Wisconsin chapter on Tuesday. K. Brewer Doran, dean of UW-Eau Claire’s College of Business; Lee Lappin, vice president of finance and accounting at WIN Technology in Eau Claire; and Michael Wackwitz, a business management student at Chippewa Valley Technical College; are all set to join the board.

From staff reports