COMMUNITY PARTNERS

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Joe Deden

Founder of Eagle Bluff ELC

As a student Joe studied the Forestry program in Germany, working alongside students from schools who stayed in youth hostels. These students were learning to care for the environment by being educated about the environment in the environment. And it hit him— he had to make this same opportunity available to students in his home state of Minnesota!

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Sheila Fishbaugher

Eagle Bluff Scheduling Director

Stringwood has been working with scheduling director Sheila Fishbaugher since our inaugural year (2000). After graduating from Winona State University, Sheila started at Eagle Bluff as part of a position through the Americorps program in the Fall of 1995.

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Kerry & Cindy Eversole

Bethlehem Lutheran Church

As pastor and deacon of Bethlehem Lutheran Church on the Hill, in Lanesboro, the Eversoles have welcomed Stringwood with an open door and ambient performance venue since 2000. 

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Phil & Heidi Dybing

Support Team

Stringwood is grateful to Phil and Heidi for many acts of generosity, especially for giving students access to their grand piano for rehearsals and performances each summer.