Bank picks charity
First American Bank, 2424 Monetary Blvd., selected Bridge for Youth with Disabilities as January’s Denim with a Cause charitable organization. First American Bank’s Denim with a Cause program has raised over $650 that has been given to local charities and non-profit organizations since November. Every Friday employees can purchase the right to wear Denim (with a Cause) for a $5 donation. All proceeds go directly to the chosen organization.
The public is also welcome to contribute to Bridge for Youth with Disabilities by dropping a donation at the bank between Jan. 4 and 29. Checks can be made payable to Bridge for Youth with Disabilities and donations are tax deductible. For more information call the bank at (715) 381-8330.
HiBA names winners
The Hudson Independent Business Association (HiBA) announced the winners in the pre-holiday “Shop Local Holiday Promotion.” Shoppers registered in any HiBA member business to win one of three $100 Hudson Chamber Dollars certificates. The winners were Mitzi McRoberts, Michelle Scheel and Val Aune.
Participating HiBA members include: Abigail Page Antique Mall, Art Doyle Spokes and Pedals, Back to Books, Bella Luce Boutique, Elan Clothing & Gifts, Ellner’s Customer Window Treatments & Closets, Et Cetera, First American Bank, Grapevine Interiors “At Home”, Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce, Hudson Bagel & Coffee Company, Hudson Flower Shop, Hudson Star-Observer, Knoke’s Chocolates, Lillians, Micklesen Drug, Inc., Phipps Inn Bed & Breakfast, Redmon Law Chartered, SEASONS on St. Croix Gallery, The Nova of Hudson, The Phipps Center for the Arts, The Purple Tree, and Winzer Stube German Restaurant. To learn more about HiBA, go to www.HudsonStar Observer.com/Marketplace/HIBA.