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on Aug 31, 2016

Welcome New Members in June.
Your support is greatly appreciated!

New Sustaining/Business Monthly Membership
None

New Arborist/Business Club Membership
None

New Paul Bunyan/Business Club Membership
None

New Supporting/Business Membership
None

New Contributing Membership
Lannell & Mary Farmer

New Family Membership
Ronald Eldred, Scott & Michelle Sjolund,
George & Janet Bedard, Cory & Katie Driste,
Shawn & Megan Stanich & Dale Parks, Jim Crust,
Suzy & Roy Hurin, Jeff Sipper & Beth Burnard,
Jarett & Stephanie Swanson, Rick & Sharon Christian,
Darrel & Kim Olson, Sandy Kleist, Jodi Primrose,
John & Pat Wlasiuk, Peter & Goodie Schmitz

New Individual Membership
Miriam Rios-Sanchez, Barb Thoman, Patty Hins,
Amy S. Trosen, Adam Anderson, Anne Sinotte,
Roman Balderas, Deb Matthies

Your support is greatly appreciated!

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Renewing Members in June.
We thank you for your continued support!

Renewing Sustaining/Business Monthly Membership
The Farm on St. Mathias, Andrea Goedderz,
Shady Hollow Resort

Renewing Corporate Membership
None

Renewing Arborist/Business Club Membership
None

Renewing Paul Bunyan/Business Club Membership
None

Renewing Supporting/Business Membership
CTC, Crow Wing Soil & Water Conservation

Renewing Contributing Membership
Doug & Jan Bohn

Renewing Family Membership
Brad & Kathy Milbeck, Patty Tervonen,
Josh & Marcie Heldt, Janet Schwarz,
Diane Carnahan & Paul Springstead,
Chad & Madeline Anderson, Cliff & Jeanyne Hess,
Blaine & Gail Brecht, Alice Smith, Deidre Mahoney,
Whitney Tope, Dennis & Jody Drummond,
Ann Turnbull & Coleen Carder, Dan & Lavonne Neff,
Leo & Vicki Gaffey, Dr. Arthur & JoAnn Weaver

Renewing Individual Membership
Mickey Florell, Linda Palmer, Ginny Wendt, Jennifer Smith,
Cindy Koons, Marilyn Jones, Mike Porter, Anthony McMahan, Marian Segersten,
Phyllis Harrison, Cindy Baysinger, Richard West, Jamie Villnow,
Shannon Brenny, Kay Brausen

We thank you for your continued support!

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Special Thank You To:

Our June Volunteers that donated a reported 252 hours last month.
-BHS, Eileen, Alyssa, Kaitlin, Deb, Andrea, John, Cheryl, Ken, Catherine,
Walter P., Penny, Cindy, DeAnn, Bob, Cindy P, Lee, Linda, Walter, Judy M,
LeAnn, Amir, Leon, Esther, Pat, Donna, Rick, Julie, Monica, Larry, Karen,
Jennifer, Maureen, Judy H, Maggie, Pauline, Jeanne, JR, Marlys, Parker, Sharon, Verna

Financial support of $5000 and Up:
None

Financial support of $1,000 to $4,999:
None

Financial support of $100 to $999:
Anonymous: $100.00 for Health Fitness Trail,
Dr. Arthur & JoAnn Weaver

Financial support of $99 and Under:
Walter Pangburn, butterfly garden donation
Karen Olsen

Youth Education Program Donations:
Alice Smith, Peter & Goodie Schmitz

Memorial/Honor Donations:
Minna Wallin donated over 30 hostas and a bench in the memory of James Wallin.

In-Kind Donations for Grounds Use:
Pat Wythe, Sprayed for buckthorn eradication.,
Marc and Peg Serani for woodchips

In-Kind Donations for Visitor Center:
Deerwood Technologies

Gift Memberships:
From Christine Olson to Jodi Billy

2016 Operation: Grow & Learn Donations:
None

Fitness Trail Donation:
-None

Our apologies to anyone that we may have missed!

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Valued Members - Please Note

To Our Valued Members – Please Note the Following:
In order to save on paper and postage costs, we are now sending out membership renewal billings via email.
Please be sure to watch for your renewal via email when renewal time comes up. If you have a different email address that you would like your renewal emailed to, please let us know at info@northlandarb.org or 218-829-8770.

Thank you for supporting YOUR Northland Arboretum

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NORTHLAND ARBORETUM ACCESSIBLE FITNESS TRAIL

The Savanna Loop of the fitness trail is completed and we have 4 pieces of interactive equipment installed. Come try it out
and download the app.

WCCO TV came to the Arboretum on Monday to do a story on our fitness trail and the history of the Arb. Mike Binkley did the story.  It aired on Sunday Oct 11th at 10 p.m. on "Finding MN". He said he was very impressed with our Arboretum and will help to get the word out about us.

You can watch the story, or find out how  you can help with the project by Clicking on the Fitness Trail link on the main menu at the top of the web page.

The Arboretum has made great strides in completing our new Accessible Wellness Fitness Trail. When completed the trail will be ADA-compliant and include 12 fitness stations for stretching, cardio, balance and strength training.

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Local Crafters in our Gift Shop

Remember to buy local – and even better, buy a local artist or crafters items! 
We have 41 local artists and crafters wares in our gift shop – be sure to stop by and see their beautiful work.
We also carry local wild rice and honey from the hives located in the Arboretum.
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PLEASE NOTE

NEW RENTAL RATES EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2015.
WEDDING RATES ARE POSTED ON OUR WEBSITE UNDER "FACILITIES".

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COMPOST AREA IS OPEN

Open Monday through Friday - 8:00AM to 4:00PM
Open Saturdays and Sundays - 10:00AM to 4:00PM

Please check in at the Visitor Center prior to use.

We accept donations to keep this site open.

COMPOST FROM PAST YEARS IS AVAILABLE TO TAKE FOR YOUR USE.

NO WOOD, BRUSH OR TRASH IS EVER ALLOWED AT THE COMPOST SITE.

Grass clippings and leaves only.

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RECYLCING OLD CHRISTMAS LIGHTS & ELECTRICAL CORDS
Lights and cords can be brought to the Visitor Center during
our business hours.
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RECYCLING FOR RAPTORS
Bring your used inkjet cartridges to the Northland
Arboretum’s Visitor Center and deposit them in the
“Recycling for Raptors” bucket.
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PHOTOGRAPHERS
Remember that you can be taking photos all year long and email them to Peg at the Arboretum for use at the arboretum.
Email them to info@northlandarb.org or drop them off at the Visitor Center.
We are still always looking for great photos so please be sure to send us your favorite photos taken at the Arboretum!
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RENT THE ARBORETUM
As a member of Northland Arboretum, you can rent the
Arboretum building for a nominal fee to host your family
gatherings, weddings, parties, business meetings, seminars, etc.
If your home or office does not have the space for your
gatherings – we do!

PLEASE NOTE NEW RENTAL RATES EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2015.

RATES ARE POSTED ON OUR WEBSITE AT THE LINK "Facilities ".
Or call the Arb at 829-8770 for more information.
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ATTENTION ARTISTS and CRAFTERS
If you are a local artist or craftsperson and would like to
have your wares considered for sale in our gift shop,
please contact us at 218-829-8770.
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YOUR ARB NEEDS:

When you are cleaning out your business and home garage or house, PLEASE think of us!

Outdoor Items:

-    Gas Powered backpack blowers
-    Heavy Duty Tomato Cages
-    Bobcat
-    Cab for 2305 John Deere Tractor
-    Clean Fill
-    Front End Loader Tractor
-    Gas Powered Log Splitter
-    Pickup Truck
-    Self-Propelled Zero Turn Lawnmower
-    Split Rail Fence
-    Rocks of all sizes for gardens and landscaping
-   Keystone type blocks for garden areas

- Visitor Center
-  Members - Old and New!
-  Heavy duty paper shredder
-  Booster Seats/Chairs
-  Copier Paper
-  Postage Stamps
-  Items that can be used for our silent auction

-    INDOOR and OUTDOOR
-    TOOLS! When you are cleaning out your garage or house, PLEASE think of us! We can use tools of any kind – from hammers to carpenters tools – just to name a few.
-    Volunteers – inside and outside – let us know what YOU love to do!

The Arboretum has an ongoing wish list so stop by or call to see what is on it. Maybe you have something that you think the Arb can use?

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The Arboretum will provide a letter for the IRS for your donations and will pick up any large items.
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Attention Caterers, Musicians, Entertainers!
We are always updating our hand-out list of caterers, musicians, DJ’s and entertainers.
If you would like to be on our list, please contact the Arboretum 218-829-8770 or stop in Tuesday through Friday between 8:30 AM and 4:00 PM.
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Free Notary Service Available to All Arboretum Members
Call the Arb 218-829-8770
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How do you benefit as an Arboretum Member?

Every day we are asked, “what benefits do I get as an Arboretum member?"
Well, besides the fact that when you become a member, you are helping us to keep our trails and Visitor Center open, you also get these member benefits:

-Access to the Arboretum trails year round at no charge
-Discounted room rental rates in the Arboretum Visitor Center
-Discounted wedding rental rates in the Visitor Center and grounds
-10% discount Gift Shop (except consignment items)
-Free notary service
-Quarterly ArbLIFE sent to you in the mail
-Monthly ArbLINK emailed to you
-Reduced class fees for educational programs at the Arboretum
-Opportunity to sell in our gift shop
-Reciprocal parking and admission to 300 arboretums nationwide – check online for names and locations at www.ahs.org/rapThe satisfaction of knowing that you are helping us to keep our doors open and our 540 acre site safe from development.
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Closing Thoughts…Arb Legacy
The Northland Arboretum Legacy is preserving this premier public environmental facility in the Brainerd Lakes Area for the promotion of preservation, recreation, education and environmental research.

What is your legacy? Here are ways you may wish to help the Northland Arboretum:
- Gifts of Cash
- Gifts of Real Estate
- Gifts of Stock
- Life Time Gifts
- Bequests
- Life Income Gifts
- Gifts of Life Insurance
The Northland Arboretum would provide you with additional information on any gifts you may be considering.

Thank you for your support through out the year.

• Support the Arb by becoming a volunteer.
Call 829-8770 for details.
• The arboretum is a 501 C 3 organization.
All donations are tax deductible.
• THANK YOU for being an Arboretum member. We DO appreciate you!
• IF YOU HAVE ANY CHANGES IN YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS, PLEASE LET US KNOW RIGHT AWAY!!

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Matthew Hill,
Executive Director,
Northland Arboretum

 

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