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An Unexpected Visitor

Most people don’t take the time to stop and observe the world around them. But Kent Nye, hobbyist photographer for almost 40 years, often pays closer attention to his surroundings in order to capture the beauty of it.

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I tend to say I have three passions: writing (and reading!), traveling and fashion.

The eighth annual Bash for Brains was held on September 11, 2021, and raised over $110,000. The bash, first held in 2013, has the mission of raising awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s disease research and caregiver support; it first hosted 50 people and raised $7,000.

The Suicide Prevention Collaborative 5K took place on October 2, 2021, at Colby Lake Park. Nearly 200 runners and walkers took part in the annual event, which covers a 3.1-mile route.

Woodbury Chamber of Commerce Annual Award Gala Event

“We recognize that Woodbury is one of the greatest places in the state to live, and part of the reason why it is so great is because of the people that work, volunteer and contribute to the community,” says Woodbury Chamber of Commerce president Laurie Staiger.

As I get older, contemplating the changes that seem to have somehow snuck up on my face and body, there is a twinge of lost youth. Being young is not truly a gift, but when you look back upon how boundless the world seemed then, it just seems like so many things were better at 21.

On September 7, The Front Line Foundation commemorated the events of 9/11 at the Royal Golf Club with it’s annual golf tournament and a ceremony remembering the first responders of 9/11.

Boys State

Woodbury’s American Legion Post 501 has been supporting the Woodbury veteran and military community for over 40 years.

Brian Muller with his children Caidyn, Jace and EmmyLu.

“Daddy, what if I built a ladder to the sky, so I could go see mommy whenever I wanted?” Those were the words that Brian Muller heard his son Jace whisper in his ears early one morning.

Elders have a huge capacity in their hearts to listen to what we “younger” ones are going through and have a unique perspective: Just as there is a light in the darkness, there is darkness in the light.

puppy with toy

The holidays are here! It is a wonderful time to spend with friends and family. However, the bustle and activities can be overwhelming and stressful for our dogs. There is festive food/drink and many people coming and going.

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