In February, the Rotary Club of Woodbury hosted its annual gala to raise funds for various community initiatives. The evening at Royal Golf Club included food, drinks, music from the Lake String Quartet and comedy from John DeBoer.
May 7, 8 and 9: a weekend circled on many calendars in Woodbury. The fishing opener? Yes. Mother’s Day? Yes.
Gordie Bailey, chair of the board for Bailey Nurseries, headquartered in Newport, has always had a strong drive to give back. This February, it’s bringing him as far as northern Tanzania, where he will climb Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise money for a girls’ school in Kenya.
It’s hard to imagine a royal family resides in a community like Woodbury, but alas it’s true.
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.
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.