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Thank you for everything you do – from the Foster and Adoptive Care Coalition.

As Debbie Genung approaches retirement, she sent a kind “thank you for all you do” to the St. Louis Woodworkers Guild. The Guild has participated in the Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition with our boxes program and has helped out the Cinderella Project with special requested woodwork projects. The St. Louis Woodworkers Guild is proud…
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Wood Working Show 2020

The St. Louis Woodworkers Guild had a booth at the 2020 Wood Working Show on February 7th to 9th in Collinsville Illinois. There were many contacts made with the woodworkers who were visiting the show. This community outreach fosters new membership and promotes the interests of the guild. The Toy Program was present for kids…
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Finger Ladder for Ranken Jorden Hospital

The photo below is of the “finger ladder” that Steve Mettes made for Ranken Jorden Hospital at their request. This is used to help recover the full range of motion for arm and shoulder injuries. Ranken Jorden Hospital said that Steve’s finger ladder exceeded their expectations. Thanks for another successful community project Steve.

Wooden Platform for Cinderella Project

The St Louis Woodworkers Guild will occasionally get requests from the community for wooden items they need that are not easily purchased. We recently received this request from the Foster and Adoptive Care Coalition. The Foster and Adoptive Care Coalition has lost the wooden platform that their volunteer seamstresses use to measure clients for their…
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Certificate from Rockwood School District for Volunteer Work

The St. Louis Woodworkers Guild received a certificate from Rockwood for the volunteer work we did at the Center for Creative Learning. Many thanks to all who participated.

Local Children in Hospital Receive Wood Toys

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) — Local children in hospitals will be receiving new toys thanks to the St. Louis Woodworking Guild and Rockler Woodworking and Hardware. Volunteers spent hours on Saturday making more than 100 wooden toys for a charity event benefiting children in local hospitals. This is the second year in a row the two…
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Bob Zahner Passed Away

Bob was an active toy builder and worked with the toy committee to get toys delivered.  He will be missed by many. Robert “Bob” J. Zahner passed away peacefully on September 6, 2019. He is survived by his loving wife, Judith (nee: Guarnery), of 53 years. Dear father of Michael (Debra) Zahner and Jim (Alison…
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Phil Haskins Passing

Guild members, I am saddened to report that Phil Haskins passed away last night, July 29, 2019, after a tough fight with cancer. Phil was a long time member of the Guild and was a professional woodworker as well as a member of the clergy. His open and friendly personality made him a great friend…
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