2013 Woodbury Citizens’ Academy Graduation

Here are a few photos from the 2013 Woodbury Citizens’ Academy graduation ceremony held at the Eagle Valley Golf Course tonight. I attended the 4th annual WCA graduation as an alumnus and volunteer. WCA is a great program offered by Woodbury Community Foundation under the leadership of Executive Director Alisa Rabin Bell, in partnership with the City…
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Culture & Diversity Event In Woodbury

Woodbury Citizens’ Academy is a 10-week program offered by the Woodbury Community Foundation. The purpose of the program is to introduce residents to local government and organizations. I participated in the first Woodbury Citizens’ Academy in 2010. Now in its 4th year, WCA was expanded to include a new session on culture & diversity. The event took…
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Woodbury Citizens’ Academy Graduation

2010 Woodbury Citizens’ Academy class picture The first Woodbury Citizens’ Academy ended today with the graduation ceremony at the Eagle Valley Golf Course. I am honored to be part of this first WCA class with 25 members. During the last nine weekly sessions, we learned about all aspects of Woodbury community: city government, public safety,…
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Voluntarism

Americans are big on volunteering. People volunteer everywhere, in schools, senior centers, hospitals, and many other non-profit organizations. They volunteer in local communities and on mission trips thousands of miles away. The unmatchable spirit of voluntarism found in this country is part of what makes United States one of the greatest countries, if not the…
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All About Business

I have lived in Woodbury for almost 10 years, but have never been to Woodwinds Hospital which opened 10 years ago in 2000. It’s the only hospital in Woodbury and in the southeast Twin Cities metro area. Today I had a chance to visit this award winning and much praised health care facility, not because…
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