Woodbury Named Chair of MeritCares Festival of Wreaths
This annual three-day fundraising event organized by MeritCare Foundation ushers in the holiday season with fun events for everyone including shopping, a luncheon featuring a motivational speaker, a holiday wear style show with tips on throwing a great party, a dazzle to denims party with music by The Shakers, breakfast and pizza events with Santa, festive gala dinner, silent auction and more. All activities are open to the public. Reservations open on Monday, Oct. 17, and can be made by calling (701) 234-6190 or (800) 437-4010 ext. 6190 between 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday or may be purchased online at festivalofwreaths.meritcare.com. Funds raised will benefit MeritCare Eating Disorder's aftercare programs.
Volunteer committee chairs for the event are: Arlene Kensok, vice chair; Beth Leake, gingerbread lane & tiny timbers; Cathy Weisser, dazzle to denims party; Maleah Krabbenhoft, breakfast with santa; Mindy Bessler, pizza with santa; Mary Johnson, dinners; Cheryl Johnson and Sally McCravey, volunteers; Lisa Brooks, gift shop; Mary Swenson, reservations; Suzanne Nelson, movers & fluffers; Sue Mertz, your home for the holidays; Shelley Kappes, gala; Sally McCravey, santa's treat shoppe; Tara Nelson, Diane Hulbert, trees; auction; Valdene Svezia, 12 days of christmasChristmas; and Lonnie Pederson, luncheon and waltz of the snowflakes.
To voluteer or obtain more information about the Festival of Wreaths, call the MeritCare Foundation at (701) 234-6246 or (800) 437-4010, ext. 6246.