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

Since Patrick O’Halloran opened his first funeral parlor in St. Paul in 1876, the O’Halloran family has strived to carry on his legacy. “We take care of everybody in the community,” says John O’Halloran, funeral director and Patrick’s great-grand-nephew.

Eagle Brook Church’s Woodbury branch began meeting at East Ridge High School in 2011 and has seen its membership grow from 1,300 to more than 2,300, with the congregation quickly outgrowing its temporary home. “Being in the neighborhood is a big deal,” says executive pastor Scott Anderson.

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.

Face painting. A parade. Rides for kids. Miss Woodbury. While these components have played a consistent role in Woodbury Days, the community celebration has grown and changed over its 35-year history.

Yes, it’s a cliché, but they grow up so darned fast, don’t they? As soon as you outfit your kids for one season, minutes later they’re straining the seams. It gets to be an expensive proposition.

The Wedgewood homeowners’ association turns 20 years old this summer. Although this planned development dates back to 1984 beginning with construction of Wedgewood (now Prestwick) Golf Course, the homeowner association was incorporated in 1993.

Brian Risch, the Woodbury resident and local franchise owner of Jersey Mike’s Subs, has brought the East Coast sandwich style to town. With 600 stores in the United States, Jersey Mike’s offers a true deli experience with cold and hot subs as well as wraps.

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