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    The Leadership Forum brings together local business leaders to exchange ideas, collaborate and contribute to Woodbury’s evolution. Partnering with the Woodbury Community Foundation, Forum members engage in discussion on issues that confront businesses and our community, as well as share the knowledge and experience that has led the Woodbury community to success. The Leadership Forum meets every fourth Monday of the month.
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    The Woodbury Community Foundation is looking for some great people to join our hard-working committees to make a major impact in our community. Contact us to volunteer in and around Woodbury. Your time, energy, & talents are what make this community run. Thank you!
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    As the Woodbury Community Foundation (WCF), it is our goal to ensure community well-being for all in Woodbury. We want to help make our community a great place to live, work, and play.
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  • The Woodbury Citizens’ Academy is a ten-week program that engages citizens in their community through knowledge and volunteerism. Sponsored by the Woodbury Community Foundation, the City of Woodbury and the Woodbury Lions Club, the 2014 Academy will hold its first session on Tuesday, February 6, 2014. Weekly Tuesday evening sessions will conclude with graduation on [...]

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  • 10th Anniversary Celebration Gala

    A long history of collaboration and servant leadership will be the focus of the Woodbury Community Foundation (WCF) Tenth Anniversary Celebration Gala Event on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at the Prom Center in Oakdale. “Woodbury Together – Celebrating Our Heritage, Building Our Future” is the theme for the event which is being planned as a multi-media [...]

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  • Woodbury Does A Deal

    Instead of the Soiree Spooktacular, the Woodbury Community Foundation is putting on “Woodbury Does a Deal” this year for its annual major fundraiser.  “Something different. Something fresh. Something fun,” said Larry Dodge, who is heading up volunteering for the event. [Woodbury Patch | Read the whole article] The Woodbury Community Foundation brings the creative costume craziness of ‘Let’s [...]

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November 14, 2014  –   6:30 p.m.  –   Prom Center, Oakdale

For the second year running, Woodbury’s gearing up for a Deal. It’s the Woodbury Community Foundation, backed by a number of area businesses, dealing up a party of memorable proportions – all for the great cause of Woodbury.

This year’s “Woodbury Does a Deal” will feature lounge acts from the Woodbury Community Theatre, as well as exquisite eats, cocktails, prizes, live and silent auctions, costumes, and much more. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Prom Center in Oakdale.

Speaking of much more, the night will be rolling with hilarious antics from Bart Chestman, the infamous game show guru who’s excited to host Woodbury Does a Deal for the second year in a row. His solemn promise to Woodbury citizens: “The night of November 14, 2014 will overflow with an unstoppable flood of class. And prizes, prizes, PRIZES!”

Attendees are encouraged to sport a costume for the event (Bart Chestman will be attending as Bart Chestman) and to prepare themselves for an evening of exhilarating fun, furnished by Woodbury’s best.

To purchase tickets ($60 dollars each, or $75 on the day of the event) call 651-788-6586 or register online Buy Now Button with Credit Cards

Be sure to catch up with Mr. Chestman and the rest of the WDaD team on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube – and come back to the Woodbury Community Foundation’s blog for a taste of the fun to come.

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What is the Woodbury Community Foundation?
The Woodbury Community Foundation helps neighboring Woodbury organizations fulfill their mission of providing life-changing opportunities for economically stressed residents. We build smart collaborations, provide key research to guide intervention, and create networks of donors and volunteers to support the needs of Woodbury residents. We are working toward “well-being for all…for Woodbury.”

Our Mission
Our mission is to strengthen our community by connecting people and organizations with causes that matter.

Our Vision
Our vision is to ensure our community is a premier and caring place to live, work, and play.

Our Focus
The results of our recent Community Needs Survey have become the driving force of the Woodbury Community Foundation. We are focusing on four key areas: YOUTH, JOBS, HOUSING, and FOOD.

With these initiatives in mind, we can provide opportunities to local organizations and individuals for them to invest directly in multi-dimensional human-service issues that are of greatest concern and a growing challenge to the future of our city:

  • Financial turmoil caused by job loss. We encourage networking opportunities and professional training for citizens facing unemployment or a tough job market. We also support local employers who wish to engage in community efforts.
  • Family disruption or distress caused by military deployment, health problems, alcohol or drug abuse, mental illness, or domestic violence. We support programs that help these adults and children rebuild their lives and families.
  • Citizens who find it difficult to secure the basic essentials. We assist and partner with other organizations that distribute food and clothing, provide transportation and shelter, and assist with other basic needs.

The Woodbury Community Foundation fosters collaborative thinking, which builds our community and serves our citizens.

Our Greatest Inspiration
The inspired determination of our board members, donors, volunteers, and partners–working through innovative collaborations–fuels our goal, the well-being of all residents of Woodbury, particularly those who are dispossessed, alienated, or otherwise disadvantaged.

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