Deck the Tables

November 4-5, 2016

This fabulous community event at the Hotel Winneshiek in beautiful downtown Decorah showcases the talents of area residents who create beautiful table settings to spark your holiday decorating ideas and help make your holiday celebrations festive and joyful.

Thank You!

We would like to thank the entire community for supporting the Deck the Tables events this year and helping us exceed our goal of $20,000 to support our fourth-grade Pioneer Immersion Program.

We appreciate everyone who attended and those who gave generously of their time, talent, and treasure!

Challenge Gift Partners
Duane and Eileen Bruening
Gail & Larry Larson
Decorah Bank & Trust
Vesterheim Board of Trustees, including a very special contribution from Board Secretary, ​Cindi Alan, whose gift honored her father and former Vesterheim Board Chair Dan Huebner​

Patron Sponsors
Decorah Auto Center
Decorah Chevrolet, Cadillac, Inc.
Farmers & Merchants Savings Bank
Hovden Oil, Inc.
Midwest Group Benefits, Inc.
Oneota Valley Family Eye Care
Viking State Bank & Trust

Gifts-in-Kind
Anundsen Publishing Co.
Country Inn and Suites
Decorah Newspapers
Erdman Engineering, P.C.
Hotel Winneshiek
KDEC Radio
KTTC TV/Tom Overlie
KVIK Radio
Party Island
Resource Vintage Rental

Luncheon Floral Arrangement Donors
Blooms on Main
Chimney Rock Nursery— Kirsten Heine
Country Garden
Decorah Greenhouse
Inspirations—Jill Finholt
Ladybug Landscape
Plant Peddler

Raffle Prize Donors
Upper Iowa Marine
Decorah Furniture
Karla Brown

Door Prize Donors
Donlon HealthMart Pharmacy/Toy Jungle at Donlon Pharmacy
Hotel Winneshiek
Java John’s Coffeehouse
Impact Coffee
Karla Erdman
Magpie Coffeehouse
Pinter’s Garden Center
Sparrow’s Candles & Gifts
Vesterheim Museum Store

Wall of Wine Donors
Andy & Kim Bonnet
Brian Norman
Emmit Berry
Grant Mantell
Johnson Brothers
Okoboji Wines
Quillin’s
Southern Glazers

Table Decorators
Keri Bodensteiner
Dominique Bockman
Kirstie Bower
Karla Brown
Amy Bruening
Vicki Bruening
Rachael Buresh
Brenda Carlson
Caron Carlson
Bette Eells
Sarah Frydenlund
Jeanne Gullekson
Amanda Hahn
Llew Jenkins
Ruth Jenkins
Maren Johnson
Holly Kanengieter
Kris Kratz
Lea Lovelace
Kate Martinson
Shauna Menke
Marilyn Peterson
Ellen Rockne
Elida Rowley
Diane Sparrow
Tonya Sparrow
Shirley Vermace
Joann Voltmer
Marilyn Wahlberg

Volunteers
Barbara Amundson
Jerry Aulwes
JoAnn Aulwes
Rachel Brodeur
Ashley Christensen
Adrienne Coffeen
Barbara Davidson
Joyce Epperly
Karla Erdman
Lindsay Erdman
Jan Exey
Karen Guttebo
Jon Hart
Helen Hendrickson
Lydia Hotvedt
Judy Kimber
Marsha Kurth
Joan Leuenberger
Averie Manke
Diann Marten
Megan McCready
LaVonne Monson
Becky Olafsen
Ellen Schmidt
Natalie Shimp
Gene Somdahl
Victoria Svenson
Elaine Thompson
Tim Wagner
Robin Wilkins
Katie Woods

Those Sharing Pioneer Immersion Stories
Leon Felke
Ann Fjestul
Elliott Johnson
Jennifer Kovarik
Emma Rolfs
Honore Sparrow
Ruby Sullivan
Gunner Sims

Special Thank You To
Chris Avey and Jeni Grouws
The Hotel Winneshiek
Chef Tom Skold and staff
Tom Middeldine
New Minowa Players
Karla Erdman

To all past and present table decorators and committee members—thank you for your time, talent, and treasure in support of Vesterheim’s education programs over the last six years.

Please accept our apologies if we have inadvertently omitted anyone from this listing.

View pictures from the event here.

Proceeds from Deck the Tables 2016 will be used to support the fourth-grade Pioneer Immersion Program in 2017, providing an invaluable educational partnership between Vesterheim and area schools!