Wednesday, March 13, 2013
The sale of library materials and donations at the R.H. Stafford Library is set for next month.
The R.H. Stafford Branch Library in Woodbury will hold a sale of library materials and donations April 12-14. The sale hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, April 12-13, and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 14. The items are “priced to sell,” according to a release from Washington County Library, with $2 hardcover books and paperbacks at $1. Those who use scanners pay a $20 fee per day for scanning book sale merchandise. Also, donations—such as books, DVDs, and CDs—will be accepted at the library prior to the sale. People can bring donated items to the information desk. “Donations should be in good condition—please, no textbooks or magazines,” reads the release. “Gently used children's materials are especially …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Goodwill officials say they have not found the pistol.
Updated: 11:30 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 7. The weapon has been found. See: Man Finds Missing ‘Goodwill Gun’ Previous post Bryan Kendall, the man who told police he may have accidentally left a gun in with recent donations to Goodwill, said it was “probably the most irresponsible thing I’ve ever done.” “Pure panic,” he said. Kendall, of River Falls, Wis., said he had the pistol tucked away in a closet with some items he donated to Goodwill on Jan. 26. He didn’t notice the .22-calliber Smith & Wesson was missing until later, when he went to collect his other weapons for safe storage before a trip. Related: Man Tells Police He May Have Accidentally Donated Loaded Pistol to Woodbury Goodwill He contacted police about the missing handgun, and was …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Find out how you can use Woodbury Patch to reach the community.
This is a notice for all Woodbury nonprofit leaders: Share your story with us. With Give to the Max Day coming up on Nov. 15—when hundreds of thousands of dollars will flow to our local nonprofits—Woodbury Patch wants to give you an opportunity to share your organization's story and why people should donate to it. Also, this is the first year GiveMN is allowing K-12 public schools to fundraise on the site. During Give to the Max Day, public schools will be eligible for prize grants in the form of hourly “Golden Tickets”—an hourly drawing to add $1,000 to a person’s donation—randomly selected from donors who gave during each hour of the event. At the end of the event, one public schools donor will be drawn to receive a "Super-sized Golden …
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
The Washington County Historical Society has run out of space and is now in the midst of a campaign for a new, $4.5 million facility. A fundraising rummage sale will happen in the next several months for their new proposed Heritage Center.
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Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Garage sale season is over, but are you still stuck with a few boxes of stuff you just don't want? The Washington County Historical Society is planning a fundraising rummage sale in the next several months to help raise money for their new proposed Heritage Center. Items are needed for the rummage sale. Executive Director Brent Peterson said the organization is looking for anything that will bring in funds for the Heritage Center project. The fundraising rummage sale will take play on Saturday, Nov. 17, and Sunday, Nov. 18, at the old Stillwater Station at the corner of Croixwood Boulevard and Stillwater Boulevard. Donations can be dropped off at that location from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16. Donations to the sale can be dropped …