The 8th Annual Woodbury Community EXPO, a free event for all ages, will be held this Saturday, April 1, 2017, at East Ridge High School, 4200 Pioneer Dr., Woodbury, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Organized by the Woodbury Area Chamber of Commerce, the Woodbury Community EXPO is the largest community gathering of its kind in the East Metro. More than 180 area businesses and nonprofits will showcase their products and services while offering some of their best deals of the season. Local restaurants will be selling their delectable specialties in the food area.
Local celebrity Chris Shaffer, Chief Meteorologist for WCCO-TV, is back by popular demand as one of the event emcees. Main stage entertainment will feature U of M’s the Physics Force, a Turtle and Reptile Show by Snake Discovery, robotics demonstrations as well as juggling and magic by Perpetual Vaudeville. The Kids Area will include science experiments, digital art demonstrations and interactive games, face painting, crazy hair, balloon artists and a bounce house. Outside activities include a Vehicle Fair with police cars, dump trucks, excavators, an ambulance and recreational toys. On the Community Stage, local martial arts and dance studios, as well as fitness and performing arts organizations will showcase their programs in the community.
Attendees 18 and older may enter to win a $250 Valley Creek Mall gift card, a $250 Dick’s Sporting Goods gift card, and a $250 Cub Food’s gift card. Must be present to win. Also, attendees may purchase raffle tickets at $10/ticket and enter for a chance to win one year of free gas—a $1,500 value! Winning ticket will be drawn at the chamber office on April 4, 2017, and winner will be contacted immediately.
TRIA Orthopedic Center is the Platinum sponsor for the EXPO. Gold sponsors of the event: CorTrust Bank, Crossroads Church, South Washington County School District, U.S. Army Recruiting Center Woodbury, Woodbury Bulletin. Kids Area sponsors: Family Achievement Center, Inc., Noran Neurological Clinic, Peace of Mind Early Education Center, and The Urgency Room. Silver sponsors: Anytime Fitness, City of Woodbury, City & County Credit Union, Heppner’s Auto Body, Ideal Credit Union, LeClair Group, Wellington Management, Inc., Wings Financial Credit Union, Woodbury Magazine, Xcel Energy. Community Stage sponsor Primrose School of Woodbury; Exhibitor sponsor Brown and Bigelow, Inc.; Entertainment sponsorWoodbury Dance Center; Vehicle Fair sponsor Fractional Toy Store; Media sponsor The Connector Magazine, and the Raffle Drawing sponsor Season’s Market Holiday.
For more information on the Woodbury Community EXPO visit the Woodbury Area Chamber of Commerce website at woodburychamber.org,Facebook.com/woodburychamber, or contact event manager, Amanda Roseth at email@example.com.
The Woodbury Area Chamber of Commerce is a 501 (c6) nonprofit association of local businesses and organizations. The Chamber’s mission is to enhance a progressive business environment and to serve as the voice of business and lead in promoting the spirit of the Woodbury area. Currently, the Chamber has more than 560 local businesses and community members who are working together to make the Woodbury area a better place to live and work.