Education & Community

WINstitute Workshop | 50 Fun Things to Create a Joy-Filled Business in 2019

As a business owner, your happiness translates to more than just a better experience for you - it touches every aspect of the health of your business. You'll receive guidance and materials to create your own unique list of 50 Fun Things you can do for your business in 2019 and discover a deeper sense of satisfaction (and success!) in the year ahead. You’re invited to stay afterward for an optional networking reception, with hosted refreshments, including beer and non-alcoholic beverages.

St. Therese Preschool Open House

Prospective Preschool students and their families are invited to come hear how St. Therese gets kids off to a great start! You will meet our teachers, learn about our outdoor learning model and enjoy donuts and coffee! PreK overviews will be shared with prospective families every 30 minuntes while kiddos play in the classroom and meet teachers. The three overview times will start at 10:00 AM, 10:30 AM and 11:00 AM.

Tapping History Presentation: The Diaries of Lydia Ferguson, Excelsior Pioneer

​Much of what we know about early Lake Minnetonka history comes from the pages of this frail woman’s diaries. She recorded it all, from 1854-1886, in a clear eyed chronicle which includes her own family’s tale of suffering, insanity, death, love, endurance and guts. The Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Historical Society presents a sepia tone-free view of the past in Lydia Ferguson’s own words.

Retirement Advisory Group Wine Social

You and your friends are cordially invited to join the Retirement Advisory Group to sample various wines, beer, bourbon and appetizers. Luke Castle of will be offering a breif tasting. Feel free to bring a guest!

Please RSVP in advance of this event if you and any friends would like to attend. Call (952) 975-9770 or email

WINners Circle Luncheon | So, How are You Doing with That?

What’s that ONE THING you’d change about your business, if you could? It’s the middle of 2018: the perfect time to get the help you need to overcome obstacles keeping your business from growing to its full potential. A WINners Circle is a small-group mastermind event, featuring professional facilitation to insure that you receive fresh, useful, just-for-you ideas that you can apply immediately in your business. Don’t wait to sign up - these popular, intimate events often sell out!

Planning for the Future in the LGBTQ Community

Please join us for an evening of fantastic advice on planning for the future in the LGBTQ community.  We are excited to have guest speakers Chris Tymchuck of Unique Estat Law and Marsha Berry, the education director of Training to Serve, who will share strategies - ranging from estate planning to senior care - to empower your future. Pleaes RSVP directly to or call 952.249.4782 by Tuesday June 5th as space is limited.  Appetizers and beverages will be served.  Private parking is available for guests.



Family and Finances: A Holistic Approach

Key Topics: Managing finances and family through ALL stages of life.

Keynote Speakers: Blake Sandvold, CIO and Financial Planner; Todd Moritz, CPA and Financial Planner; John Jensen, Financial Planner

U of M Raptor Center Event

St. Therese School welcomes that U of M Raptor Center - and you're invited! Join us for this educational and entertaining FREE event that includes an owl, falcon, hawk and bald eagle.  This event begins at 5 p.m. with a healthy snack and registration for free prizes; followed by a 1-hr program beginning at 5:30. The event concludes with crafts in the various classrooms and a chance to meet our preschool and kindergarten teachers. All are welcome!

March Floral Design Workshop

Inspired by nature, this willow basket wreath will be your favorite accent for a springtime welcome. Featuring permanent stems of viburnum, blooming forsythia branches, and streptocarpus, and finished with cheerful ribbon, a butterfly pick, and a bird’s nest, this arrangement captures the sights of spring. Best of all, it requires no water and will last long through the season.


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