People

Family–the people we laugh with, cook with, cry with and eat too many bowls of ice cream with after a particularly difficult week. Each family is their own extraordinary combination of zigzags and polka dots and triangles, with each member bringing their own, special qualities to the mix.

The vibrant arts and culture scene that we enjoy here in Woodbury is due in large part to Merrill Community Arts Center (MCAC).

As the child of two musicians, Joan Molloy was exposed to music at a young age. It wasn’t long before her love of music transitioned from playing records to practicing the piano and finally the violin. She describes her relationship with the violin as a labor of love.

We all have our daily rituals, but few are as beloved as that first cup of coffee. Gearing up for an early run, getting the kids off to school and braving the morning commute are all made easier by that rich, warm cup of caffeine.

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The only plan Bob Wilber had in college was to play baseball 15 years in the big leagues and then go straight into broadcasting. Things did not go according to plan.

Carter Bannwarth is a freshman at East Ridge High School with an uncommon extracurricular life.

The Woodbury Community Foundation’s team has welcomed Lori Nelson as its first full-time executive director, allowing her to give back to her community.

Dave Nimmer has led a busy life. His decades-long career in media included jobs at the Minneapolis Star (back before it became the Star Tribune) and WCCO, in addition to teaching journalism at the University of St. Thomas.

Local dentist Dr. George Kinney Jr. didn’t necessarily intend to spend thousands of hours over the course of his career volunteering, but “when you say ‘yes,’ you get presented with lots of opportunities to help and learn,” he says.
 

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