Winona National Bank held its first of two summer concerts on June 16, drawing a crowd of over 2,000. The concert featured Bob & The Beachcombers as well as the famous $1 lunch and $1 root beer floats, raising $1,340.05 for The Friends of the Winona Public Library.
The purpose of Friends of the Library is to support and promote the Winona Public Library, offer volunteer services, and stimulate the use of the library’s resources and services.
Don’t miss Winona National Bank’s next summer concert on Friday, July 14. A Pool Party Concert will be held at the Bob Welch Aquatic Center from 12:00-2:00, with free admission to the Aquatic Center until 6:00 p.m. This concert will feature Rip Roaring Entertainment and all proceeds will benefit Ready Set School.
Tricia Wehrenberg of the Winona Public Library accepts a check for $1,340.05 from Ben Knuesel of Winona National Bank. The donation was made possible by proceeds from Winona National Bank’s Summer Concert at the Lake Park Bandshell on June 16.
Winona State University Professor of Sociology Craig Upright was selected as this year’s Professor of the Year Award by the WSU Student Senate on behalf of the student body. During each Student Senate spring supplemental election, WSU students are asked to nominate candidates for the Professor of the Year award. The professors who receive the most nominations are then selected to appear on the spring general election ballot. Upright received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics and English legislature from St. Olaf College. After graduating, he opened a coffee shop in St. Paul, Minn.