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All Are One Church Donation

Big thanks to All Are One Church in Winona for their generous donation to Ready Set School! Pictured are left to right: board member Nancy Miller, RSS director Jessi Darst, Pastor Kathy Redig, and board member Eric Bartleson.


Farmers Market Bucks

Did you know your EBT card is accepted at the Winona Farmers Market? Simply head to the Info booth, swipe your card and receive Market Bucks. Stock up on healthy, local, homemade foods for your child’s lunchbox. Today we got fresh bread, purple cauliflower, heirloom tomatoes, homemade sandwich cookies, organic red apples and summer squash.


Cars-N-Credit Backpack Donation

Dandi Escobar, manager of Cars-N-Credit in Winona, presents Ready Set School with 14 backpacks, many of them already filled with school supplies. Cars-N-Credit is collecting these backpacks as part of a promotion. By donating a backpack, customers receive either a $100 down payment towards a purchase or $300 off a vehicle’s sticker price. The promotion continues through the end of August. Cars-N-Credit is located at

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Jessi Darst Named Director of Ready Set School

The Ready Set School Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Jessi Darst has been named the new director of Ready Set School. “The Board of Directors looks forward to Jessi’s leadership and utilization of her creativity to expand the mission and realize the vision for Ready Set School,” Steve Volkman, Ready Set School Board President, said “Her commitment and connection to the

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