Support Older Adult Services

I have been a Licensed Administrator and served for 37 years in multiple settings in South Dakota and Minnesota.  While I’ve seen some difficult economic times over the years, the last six years have been more difficult than the previous 31 years put together.  Since “The Great Recession” of 2008 and the State’s budget shortfalls, the cuts and freezes to … Read More

Meet Dave and Elsie

What do you get when you combine two families? For Dave and Elsie, they were blessed with a 43 year marriage that began with 5 children and has grown to include 11 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. When they first married, they lived in South Minneapolis. Dave enjoyed a 40 year career with Honeywell, starting out as a tool and die-maker … Read More

10 Tips for Volunteering

Research the causes or issues that are important to you. Look for a group that deals with issues about which you feel strongly. Think about your specific personality and how your skills or communication style might fit with different organizations or activities. Think outside the box! Many community groups that are looking for volunteers, like neighborhood watch programs, disaster relief … Read More

Meet Laverne.

She is a devoted volunteer with a strong faith.  She served on the Trinity Lutheran alter guild for 22 years before joining the Good Shepherd church in 2005.  She doesn’t think of volunteering as work.  She says, “It’s a blessing. You receive 10 times more than you give.” Between paperwork for the church, printing programs, changing the alter paraments with … Read More

Meet Arlene.

Meet Arlene   Arlene grew up in a small town in southern Wisconsin until her family moved to a farm in a Swiss community. She attended Business College in Milwaukee and became the Secretary to a President and Vice President of a large corporation.   Arlene met Albert Krueger. They dated for several years and were married in 1945. Albert … Read More

Memories Banquet

October 8, 2015 Save the date for our Annual Foundation Banquet held at the Gorecki Event Center at the College of St. Benedict.  Evening includes dinner, entertainment and auction.  Call Perry with questions (320) 259-3491