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NHS DECA club creates a sign for the Northfield YMCA’s new location

I got an email earlier this week from Emily Monaghan, Vice Chair of  the Northfield Area Family YMCA board:

I have a story that might be fun for you to cover for Locally Grown Northfield involving a unique partnership between the Nfld High School DECA group and the Y.  Tomorrow night at 7PM the DECA students will unveil to the Y board of directors the "Future Home of the Nfld Y" sign that they designed/created that will be installed on the new Y property this coming Sunday.  We will meet tomorrow in the high school Woods (shop) room for the unveiling and a pizza party to follow.  Then, we will gather again at 4PM Sunday to install the new sign on the new property.

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Julie Wolner is the business education teacher at Northfield High School (left photo, second from right) and staffs the Northfield High School DECA Club. She was the MC for the evening’s festivities.

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The sign was installed this morning on the future site for the Y (east of Target on Honey Locust Drive), but it’ll remain covered until the unveiling ceremony at 4 pm Sunday.

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Update Nov. 19, 7:30 am:

Emily and Julie sent me these photos of the sign’s construction and installation:

Update Nov. 25, 8 am:

I’ve been sent additional photos of the sign’s dedication ceremony from last Sunday so I’ve put all the photos into an album. See the large slideshow (recommended) or SLOW CLICK this small slideshow:

10th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration is Saturday

Emily Monaghan with bodyguardDespite the efforts of one of her bodyguards, I 2010 St. Patrick’s Day Celebrationmanaged to get a photo this week of the 2010 St. Patrick’s Day Celebration grand marshal, Emily Monaghan.

The screenshot on the right is from the ad in the March Northfield Entertainment Guide.

See this 20-second video of the Folding Chair Precision Marching Unit from the 2007 parage which included Northfield City Councilors Jim Pokorney and Noah Cashman. I’m not sure if this will be in this year’s parade:

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WINGS blows through $42,500 at lunch

WINGS (Women In Northfield Giving Support) held their 2008 grants award luncheon at the St. Olaf King’s Room on Saturday.

Catherine McBride, Lynn Vincent WINGS table display WINGS luncheon
Catherine McBride, founding president of WINGS, and Lynn Vincent, current President, spoke to an assembled group of members and 2008 grantees. The WINGS endowment has grown to $310,000. Total grants in the past 7 years: $300,000. This year: $42,500.

WINGS luncheon Molly Woehrlin, Jim Pokorney
Left: school district table, L to R – Emily Monaghan, Jean Noack, Mary McComiskey, Ruth Gillen, Ruthann Burkartzmeyer, ???, Sarah Swan McDonald.
Right: Molly Woehrlin and Councilor Jim Pokorney

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Left: The list of 2008 Grantees/amounts (PDF)
Right: The Spring ’08 issue of WINGSPAN

After Girls Night Out (GNO) 2008, volunteer Ally Beyer emailed me that:

… we raised $1500 for the WINGS group. We are so excited about the outcome of this year’s event! We had almost twice the amount of women as last year. It was fantastic! Also, the committee loves what WINGS is about and we have decided to donate to WINGS every year.

More info and a photo of the GNO donation to WINGS posted to the N.org blog by Joan Behr.