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Jack Pickar

Jack Pickar

Director of Life Enrichment

Jack has been at his current position as Life Enrichment Director since April 2012. A number of years ago he also worked for Walker Methodist Health Center in the activities department. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Community Services from Bemidji State University, with a concentration in recreation and psychology. Other than working at Walker Methodist, Jack has worked for the YMCA, Regions Hospital, a care center in Bemidji, the City of Fridley, and served 20 years in the Minnesota Army National Guard/Army Reserves.

As the Director of Life Enrichment, Jack oversees and provides life-enriching opportunities for residents. On a daily basis, this may include such areas as exercise, music programs, intellectual and creative groups, outings, and spiritual opportunities. He also works with volunteers as part of their mission to serve.

Outside of work, Jack enjoys family time, church fellowship, outdoor activities, sporting events, and contemporary Christian music/concerts. All of these activities he enjoys doing with his daughters, Hannah and Sarah. He also enjoys spending quiet time with his wife, Jackie, and taking trips when possible. You may also find him doing yard work, camping, taking pictures, biking, running, canoeing, and playing basketball and tennis.