Giving Back

The chamber ambassadors hosted an April 3 ribbon-cutting at Magical Minds Childcare and Learning Center.

When Magical Minds Childcare and Learning Center opened this spring in Woodbury, Matt Johnson was there to officially welcome the center to town, with
an oversized scissors and a shiny green ribbon. Johnson is one of 30 Chamber of

Bob McEnaney has logged many miles on the seat of his bike. He did his first triathlon after graduating from college in 1981, and hasn’t looked back. But this month, McEnaney will tackle the toughest endurance event of his career.

Michael and Amy Lindahl spend some time with some local children as they help deliver fresh water with Healing Haiti.

In 2008, Michael Lindahl kissed his wife and six kids goodbye and boarded a plane to Haiti. The Woodbury dentist was traveling to Titanyen, a rural hillside town about 25 minutes outside of Port-au-Prince, with his friend and fellow Bible study member, Jeff Gacek.

Now in its 18th year, the Gala and Auction (set for April 5) is New Life Academy’s largest fundraising event.

For the 10th year running, Woodbury is supporting the Children’s Hospitals and Clinics in fashionable flair. The Open Your Heart Gala features a cash bar, dinner, and silent and live auctions led by master emcee Eric Rislove.

The community celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Christian Cupboard Emergency Food Shelf at a fundraising event held at Guardian Angels Church.

Give Jim Reckinger two choices: a sandy white beach in Mexico or a landscape of crunchy snow with below-freezing temperatures and a bitter wind chill, he’d always choose the latter. Well, at least during Nordic skiing season.

Bill Spencer leads a reading lesson with Caleb Sheehan and Sarah Kershner at Bailey Elementary School.

Volunteers dedicate time and talent to ensuring the academic success of future generations.

This fall, hundreds of Woodbury students will take part in a global project: the Lions Club International Peace Poster Contest.

Looking for a meaningful way to use your time and talents? Consider making a volunteer commitment to one of these local organizations which contribute so much to Woodbury.

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