Turtle Creek Nursery is pleased to announce that it will be supporting the Owatonna Foundation this Christmas season. For each Christmas tree sold, three dollars of the sale will be donated to the Foundation. “We are extremely grateful to Turtle Creek for sponsoring this promotion that benefits the Foundation. The holiday season is such a festive and reflective time when we see the best of ourselves and our communities come forward to make a better place for all us. This donation will go far in continuing our mission which is; improving the quality of life for present and future generations by supporting Owatonna projects that focus on community, arts, recreation, and education.” said Foundation President, Betsy Lindgren. The Owatonna Foundation, now in its 59th year of serving the Owatonna community, provides capital grants in Owatonna and its environs.
“We are excited to be doing this promotion to benefit the Owatonna Foundation. They have truly touched the lives of everyone that lives in Owatonna by financially supporting the many projects they have been involved with. As a business owner and resident, we value these amenities that make our community a wonderful place to live and work.” said Turtle Creek Nursery owner, Eric Cornell.
The Foundation was established in 1957 with the goal of improving the quality of life for present and future generations of Owatonna residents. Since then, the Owatonna Foundation has committed more than $11.75 million dollars in grants to Owatonna projects and annually awards $30,000 in scholarships for both traditional and non-traditional students.
For more information about the Owatonna Foundation, please visit our website at: www.owatonnafoundation.org, or call our office at 455-2995.
Pictured left to right in the first row: Trustees: Ray Stawarz, Dave Einhaus and Julie Rethemeier, Patty Cornell, Nick Poehler, and Eric Cornell of Turtle Creek Nursery. Back row: Trustees: Bob Heers, Betsy Lindgren, Bill Beer, Todd Hale, Matt Kottke, and Bob Jungbluth.