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First Congregational Church Donation Received

Big thanks to First Congregational Church in Winona! They held a school supplies drive in January/February and collected 52 notebooks, 47 folders, 17 backpacks, 31 erasers, 54 glue sticks, 4 bottles of glue, 3 packs of pencils, 13 scissors, 2 packs of pens, 2 journals, and 15 boxes of crayons. Our shelves are once again fully stocked! Pictured are (Left to right): Linda Knecht,

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Lakeview Drive Inn Donation Received

Ready Set Root Beer on April 5 was a great event! Big thanks to Lakeview Drive Inn for their generous donation check of $240! Pictured are Tim and John Glowczewski of Lakeview Drive Inn, Sunny Darst holding check, and Jessi Darst of Ready Set School.

Ready Set Downtown Tuesday April 11!

Head downtown for great food, great shopping, and a really great cause! ● 10% of day’s proceeds donated from Yarnology, Blooming GroundsDowntown, Winona Bread and Bagel, Sammy’s Pizza & Restaurant, Nate & Ally’s Frozen Treat Creations, and Beno’s Deli. ● ​10% of proceeds from all Dansko Shoes sold at Baker Shoes will be donated. ● 10% of proceeds from all greeting cards sold at

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Silent Auction at Winona National Bank Downtown

Our silent auction is up and running! Come bid on these items all this week during normal lobby hours. Bid winners will be contacted Saturday. Items include Acoustic Cafe, Beno’s Deli, Erbert & Gerbert’s, Heart’s Desire, Midtown Foods, Nola’s Flowers LLC, Pet Medical Center of Winona, Minnesota, and Toppers Pizza.

RSS Bean Jar at Bluff Country Co-op

Look who got a bean jar at the Co-op! For every reusable bag you have with you at check out, you get one bean to put in the jar of your choice – which translates into cash at the end of the year! Thanks, BCC!!

2017 Fundraising Season Kicks Off March 31!

Ready Set School is a non-profit organization that helps K-12 students in Winona County get the supplies they need to succeed in the classroom. All donations received go directly to families in need. This year’s Ready Set School fundraising campaign runs March 31 through May 31. Donations may be made in the following ways: Mail your donation to: Ready Set School, 317 Market Street,

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