Dixie Tilden is the Office Manager and Community Relations Director at CURE. She joined CURE in 2000. Dixie provides the first point of contact for people learning about CURE and is CURE’s historical reference librarian. She is in charge of all regular office functions, historic fact checking, information accountability and proofreading. She functions as the hub of CURE’s daily operational schedule, bookkeeping and payroll. As CURE’s community liaison, she is the first point of contact for issues and inquiries unique to CURE’s rural Minnesota location. Dixie also makes sure that CURE’s fleet of canoes, kayaks and related equipment is kept in good condition and available to members for their use.
From South Dakota, Dixie and her late husband, Jerry moved to Minnesota in 1970. They raised their two children in Montevideo and have eight grandchildren scattered from North Dakota to Hawaii. Dixie is a long-time community leader and volunteer. She spends free time volunteering with various community organizations and always has a good book near by.