“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 Article]
The Woodbury Community Foundation brings the creative costume craziness of ‘Let’s Make a Deal’ to Woodbury this November! Find out what’s behind Door #1! Wear a costume and be prepared for an evening of fun, fun, fun! Infamous game-show host Bart Chestman will be hosting the fun.
Watch the hilarious “Where’s Bart Chestman?” Videos on YouTube!
It’s guaranteed to be the most memorable night in Woodbury in the last century!
Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Prom Center in Oakdale
484 Inwood Ave N
Oakdale, MN 55128
Evening will include hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, costume contests and a live auction (with Bart Chestman) and a silent auction.
Presenting Sponsors: Ewing-Hrastich Team from Edina Realty and CorTrust Bank.
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