2018-2019 Staff Profiles


 The following profiles are here to help you when and if you are looking for a little way to bless our staff during birthdays, holidays, etc. This list in no way implies that our staff expect anything from our families.


Name: Andrea Bakke Birthday: 5/4
Fast Food Restaurant: Panera Bread
Fine Dining Restaurant: Chianti Grill
Kind of Pizza: sausage and green pepper
Dessert: cheese cake
Candy: Reeses
Type of Book/Author: Beth Moore
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Lauren Daigle
Hobbies/Special Interest: Music/Musicals
Indulgence: Caribou Coffee
Gift Certificate: Barnes and Noble

Name: Breanne Berg Birthday: 4/11
Fast Food Restaurant: Chipotle, Leanne Chin
Fine Dining Restaurant: River Inn, Redstone, Sawatdee
Kind of Pizza: Veggie or Pineapple
Dessert: banana cream pie
Candy: Dark Chocolate, Twizzlers, Sour Patch Kids
Beverage: dark roast coffee, any latte with almond milk, sparkling water
Type of Book/Author: All!
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Hillsong United, Plumb, For King and Country, Cory Asbury, Carrie Underwood
Hobbies/Special Interest: Sports, running, heat yoga, reading, scrapbooking.
Indulgence: pedicure or manicure
Gift Certificate: Evereve, Dicks Sporting Goods, Target, Starbucks or Caribou

Name: Gwen Berge Birthday: 8/4
Fast Food Restaurant: Solos, Brueggers
Fine Dining Restaurant: Olive Garden/Redstone
Kind of Pizza: All
Dessert: Nuts Candy: Chocolate
Beverage: Naked Juice, Coffee
Type of Book/Author: Biography, Historical Fiction
Type of Music: Classical, Contemporary Christian, Broadway
Hobbies/Special Interests: Theater/sporting events
Indulgence: Tea, Coffee
Gift Certificate: Restaurant/REI

Name: Joanne Burton Birthday: 8/2
Fast Food Restaurant: Solos Pizza or Subway
Fine Dining Restaurant: Biaggis or Olive Garden
Kind of Pizza: Hawaiian
Dessert: Strawberry Cheesecake
Candy: Dark chocolate
Beverage: Dr. Pepper
Type of Book/Author: Anything by Max Lucado
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Classical guitar, or anything by James Taylor
Hobbies/Special Interests: Gardening, singing, walking Indulgence: Massages, pedicures
Gift Certificate: Christopher and Banks, or Kohls

Name: Dan Campion Birthday: 11/1
Fast Food Restaurant: Chipotle
Fine Dining Restaurant: Original Pancake House, St. Petersburg (Robbinsdale)
Kind of Pizza: Jets
Dessert: Carrot cake, Cheesecake, 7-Layer Bars, Special K Bars
Candy: Dark Chocolate
Beverage: Root Beer Float
Type of Book/Author: Christian Topics, John MacArthur, RC Sproul, Alistair Begg; mysteries
Type of Music/Artist/Group
(What CDs Do I Listen To) Sermons by John MacArthur, RC Sproul, James MacDonald, Alistair Begg, Colin Smith
Hobbies/Special Interests: Reading, biking, camping
Indulgence: Lasagna
Gift Certificate: Hy-Vee, Cub Foods

Name: Kristie Cocking Birthday: 8/14
Fast Food Restaurant: Culvers, Noodles & Co.
Fine Dining Restaurant: Pittsburg Blue
Kind of Pizza: Hawaiian
Dessert: ice cream
Candy: Reeses Peanut Butter Cups
Beverage: Coffee
Type of Book/Author: Christian fiction,
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Rend Collective, Matthew West, JJ Heller
Hobbies/Special Interest: reading
Indulgence: good coffee, time with friends, travel
Gift Certificate: Starbucks/Caribou, Amazon

Name: Lori Crellin Birthday: 7/4
Fast Food Restaurant: Chipotle, Culvers Fine Dining
Restaurant: Manny’s Steakhouse, Pittsburgh Blue
Kind of Pizza: Sausage or Deluxe
Dessert: Special K Bars, Brownies with Ice Cream
Candy: Reeses Peanut Butter Cups, Peanut M&M’s or Hersheys with Almond
Beverage: Sonic Cherry Limeade or Chick-Fil-A Lemonade, Dunn Bros. Coffee with Cream, Water (I can’t believe I gave up Pop!)
Type of Book/Author: Christian
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Gaither Vocal Band or Contemporary Christian
Hobbies/Special Interest: Golf, Basketball, Softball, Biking, Hiking, Walking, Drawing, Going on Road Trips
Indulgence: Finding great deals at TJ Maxx or Marshalls
Gift Certificate: Costco, Marshalls/TJ Maxx, Dick’s Sporting Goods

Name: Leslie Cryer Birthday: 12/15
Fast Food Restaurant: Culvers, Solo Pizza
Fine Dining Restaurant:
Kind of Pizza: BBQ chicken,
Dessert: Anything w/choclate or cheesecake
Candy: Lindt dark choclate (orange/choclate – Target Candy aisle)
Type of Book/Author: Beth Moore, Timothy Keller
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Classical – small ensemble instruments, classical sacred and contemporary worship groups
Hobbies/Special Interest: Animals
Indulgence: Mani/Pedi
Gift Certificate: Whole Foods, Target

Name: Cindy Dreblow Birthday: 1/17
Fast Food Restaurant: Chipotle, Jimmy Johns, Solos
Fine Dining Restaurant: P.F. Chang, Any Steakhouse
Kind of Pizza: Veggie
Dessert: Chocolate Molten Cake Candy: Snickers
Beverage: Coke, Coffee (hot or cold)
Type of Book/Author: Fiction – Anything really, I love to read
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Most anything but Country Hobbies/Special Interests: Ceramics, painting, photography, cooking, water sports
Indulgence: Shoes, Purses, Jewelry, Perfume (Clinique Happy)!
Gift Certificate: Any

Name: Connie Elert Birthday: 12/14
Fast Food Restaurant: Chipotle or Grabbagreen
Fine Dining Restaurant: Chili’s
Kind of Pizza: Gluten Free – hard to find
Dessert: Gluten free only
Candy: Mike and Ike’s
Beverage: Vanilla Latte
Type of Book/Author: Classics
Type of Music/Artist/Group:
Hobbies/Special Interests: Quilting, road trips
Indulgence: Coffee
Gift Certificate: Starbuck’s/Caribou, Kohl’s, Hy-Vee, Whole Foods

Name: Madison Farnham Birthday: 7/8
Fast Food Restaurant: Panera, Chickfila, Starbucks, Caribou
Fine Dining Restaurant: Anywhere with Asian food, Olive Garden, Sammys pizza, PF Changs
Kind of Pizza: pepperoni
Dessert: chocolate covered pretzels, cake, donuts
Candy: Reeses
Type of Book/Author: Ah! I love books!! Let’s see… fantasy, YA novels, mystery, theology, fiction, books about education, really anything besides children’s books!
Type of Music/Artist/Group: anything
Hobbies/Special Interest: Hiking with my dog, reading, trying new food with my husband, escape rooms, strategy board games
Indulgence: collecting coffee mugs, massage, hair and nail salon, sweaters
Gift Certificate: Target, Amazon, Banana Republic, Ann Taylor

Name: Jim Farrant Birthday: 7/2
Fast Food Restaurant: Chipotle
Fine Dining Restaurant: Culvers
Kind of Pizza: Punches
Dessert: Pecan Pie
Candy: No Preference
Beverage: Coffee (Dark Roast), Root Beer
Type of Book/Author:
Biographies, historical/historical fiction, social issues
Type of Music/Artist/Group: All Kinds
Hobbies/Special Interests: Canoeing, outdoors
Gift Certificate: The Home Depot, Barnes and Noble, Coffee Shops

Name: Edith Ford Birthday: 11/3
Fast Food Restaurant: Punch Pizza
Fine Dining Restaurant: Anything
Kind of Pizza: Veggie
Dessert: Avoids Treats
Candy: Avoids Treats
Beverage: Juices-any kind
Type of Book/Author: Non-Fiction-Not anything specific
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Casting Crowns, Anything on KTIS
Hobbies/Special Interests: Bicycling, Clogging/Dancing
Indulgence: Massage
Gift Certificate: Target, Trader Joes

Name: Philip Freeberg Birthday: 12/26
Fast Food Restaurant: Subway
Fine Dining Restaurant: Any
Kind of Pizza: Pepperoni
Dessert: Ice Cream
Candy: Tootsie Pops
Beverage: Root Beer, Orange
Type of Book/Author: Classic Continental Literature
Type of Music/Artist/Group: No Favorite
Hobbies/Special Interests:
Indulgence: Sushi Gift
Certificate: Wal-Mart

Name: Linda Gabrielson Birthday: 4/13
Fast Food: Subway, Panera Fine Dining
Restaurant: Red Lobster or anywhere quiet (not spicy food)
Kind of Pizza: Hawaiian pizza. Especially Papa Murphy’s or Jet’s (sesame crust, but no bacon)
Dessert: Grasshopper cookies; frozen yogurt; or Breyers’ mint chocolate chip ice cream
Candy: Dark Chocolate, especially with raspberry or peanut butter
Beverage: Diet Dr. Pepper, dark hot chocolate, apple cider
Type of Book/Author: Almost any recent Christian book
Type of Music/Artist/ Group: Tenth Avenue North, Contemporary Christian
Hobbies/Special Interests: Musicals, photo albums (Creative Memories)
Indulgence: Massage, pedicures, flowers
Gift Certificate: JC Penny’s, Schuler Shoes, Pier I

Name: Heidi Gardner Birthday: 11/4
Fast Food Restaurant: Chipotle, Punch Pizza, Crisp and Green
Fine Dining Restaurant: Rojo,
Pizza Luce Kind of Pizza: Veggie
Dessert: Lemon Bars
Candy: York Peppermint Patties, Good N Plenty
Beverage: Coffee, Izzi Type of
Book/Author: Historical Fiction, Personal/Spiritual Growth
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Contemporary Christian, NeedtoBreathe, Tenth Ave N
Hobbies/Special Interests: Cooking/Baking, Reading, Puzzles, Board Games, Traveling
Indulgence: Time with friends, theatre, shopping
Gift Certificate: TJ Maxx, Nordstrom Rack, Target, Caribou

Name: Jane Goski Birthday: 9/16
Fast Food Restaurant: Chipotle, Culvers, Portillos
Fine Dining Restaurant: locally owned restaurants
Kind of Pizza: gluten gree pizza
Dessert: gluten free donuts
Candy: peanut butter cups and chocolate covered espresso beans
Type of Book/Author: Brene Brown, Jen Hatmaker, Historical Fiction
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Worship and Country music
Hobbies/Special Interest: working out, spending time with friends
Indulgence: essential oils, dinner out, coffee
Gift Certificate: Trader Joes, Whole Foods, Coffee

Name: Janaya Gurewitz Birthday: 5/17
Fast Food Restaurant: Punch Pizza, Panera
Fine Dining Restaurant: Rainforest Cafe
Kind of Pizza: Pepperoni flat bread or thin crust pizza!
Dessert: Frozen Yogurt, Cookie Dough, chocolate covered bananas
Candy: Dark Chocolate, skittles
Beverage: Diet Dr. Pepper, almond milk latte
Type of Book/Author: Spiritual/Personal growth books
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Novo Amor, Hillsong, worship, jazz
Hobbies/Special Interest: Anything Disney, painting, calligraphy
Indulgence: Shopping/Clothes
Gift Certificate: Target, Marshall’s, Caribou

Name: Dan Hardman Birthday: 5/2
Fast Food Restaurant: Jamba Juice, Pieology
Fine Dining Restaurant: Biaggi’s
Kind of Pizza: Canadian Bacon, Double Mushroom, Double Red Onions, Double Black Olives, Spinach (Yes, that is one pizza)
Dessert: Chocolate Chip cookies, ice cream, cheesecake Candy: Chocolate Covered Macadamia nuts
Beverage: Water, Lite Arnie Palmers, Ice Black Raspberry, Decaf vanilla latte
Type of Book/Author: historical fiction or non-fiction
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Switchfoot, Matt Maher, Blanca, Skillet, Fireflight, Lacrea, Mat Kearney, DC Talk
Hobbies/Special Interests: Cycling (both road and mountain), Fused Glass, playing piano
Indulgence: Getting away
Gift Certificate: Caribou, Jamba Juice, Teavanna, Amazon

Name: Kate Heintzelman Birthday: 6/12
Fast Food Restaurant: Chipotle, Panera, Noodles, Cafe Latte
Fine Dining Restaurant: Redstone, Handsome Hog, Rojo
Kind of Pizza: Pepperoni, Margarita
Dessert: Brownies, Chocolate anything, Ice Cream
Candy: Lindt Chocolate
Type of Book/Author: Mystery/Thriller
Type of Music/Artist/Group: All music except country & metal
Hobbies/Special Interest: reading, running, traveling
Indulgence: Spa days
Gift Certificate: Target, Starbucks, Nordstroms

Name: Julie Herman Birthday: 9/24
Fast Food Restaurant: Panera
Fine Dining Restaurant: Biaggi’s, Gianni’s, Jax Café
Kind of Pizza: Margherita at Solos or Punch
Dessert: Never met a dessert I didn’t like
Candy: Junior Mints, Chocolate Toffee Almonds Beverage: Coffee
Type of Book/Author: Jan Karon, Francine Rivers
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Love MOST kinds
Hobbies/Special Interests: Reading, cooking classes, travel
Indulgence: Naps, spa services
Gift Certificate: Caribou, Starbucks, Williams Sonoma

Name: Richard Hinz Birthday: 5/09
Fast Food Restaurant: Chick-fil-A
Fine Dining Restaurant: Granite City, Burger Jones
Kind of Pizza: Dominos Dessert: Dairy Queen, brownies, double chocolate cookies
Candy: Reeses
Beverage: Coffee Type of Book/Author: Classics/Orwell, Hemingway, Steinbeck, etc.
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Rock/Pearl Jam, The 4onthefloor
Hobbies/Special Interest: Outdoors, home improvement, auto repair (tools)
Indulgence: Vikings Football. Every Game
Gift Certificate: Target, Holiday (gas station), Trader Joe’s, Barnes & Noble

Name: Julie Hirte Birthday: 2/4
Fast Food Restaurant: Chipotle
Fine Dining Restaurant: Any Italian Restaurant
Kind of Pizza: Veggie Dessert: Tiramisu
Candy: Snickers, Twizzlers Beverage: Coffee/Tea
Type of Book/Author: Christian Fiction/Political Thrillers
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Christian, 70s
Hobbies/Special Interests: Quilting, Reading, Bike Riding
Indulgence: Good Coffee, Theater
Gift Certificate: Any Restaurant

Name: Sarah Hlavacek Birthday: 7/26
Fast Food Restaurant: Noodles, Jimmy Johns, Chipotle
Fine Dining Restaurant: Olive Garden
Kind of Pizza: Pepperoni
Dessert: Cheesecake Candy: Twix, Peanut Butter M&Ms
Beverage: Any type of Coffee
Type of Book/Author: Mystery novels
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Any/all
Hobbies/Special Interests: Scrapbooking, hiking, waterskiing
Indulgence: Movies, manicure/pedicure
Gift Certificate: Target, Maurices, Michaels

Name: Luis Holguin Birthday: 2/20
Fast Food Restaurant: Chipotle
Fine Dining Restaurant: Biaggi’s or El Loro
Kind of Pizza: Little Caesars Dessert: Ice-Cream Candy: Chocolate
Beverage: Sprite
Type of Book/Author: Documentary
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Latin
Hobbies/Special Interests:
Indulgence: Being Home/Sports
Gift Certificate:

Name: Priscilla Horn Birthday: 3/18
Fast Food Restaurant: Noodles & Co., Qdoba, Zupa’s
Fine Dining Restaurant: The Cheesecake Factory, Red Lobster
Kind of Pizza: Fire-roasted with lots of meat and veggies
Dessert: French Silk Pie
Candy: Dark Chocolate
Beverage: Kombucha, dark roast coffee
Type of Book/Author: spiritual growth – Ann Voskamp or Lysa Terkeurst, Historical Fiction, biographies
Type of Music/Artist/Group: easy listening, contemporary Christian, Show Tunes
Hobbies/Special Interests: Reading, walking, decorating, theater
Indulgence: Theater, shopping, time in the sun

Name: Mary Jacobson Birthday: 4/23
Fast Food Restaurant: Taco Bell, Leeann Chins, Chipotle, Noodles
Fine Dining Restaurant: P.F. Chang, Buca, Biaggi’s
Kind of Pizza: Pepperoni & Green Olive
Dessert: Chocolate Mousse, Cheesecake
Candy: CHOCOLATE-Love Dove Dark Chocolate
Beverage: Water, Ice Tea, Chai Tea Latte
Type of Book/Author: Jan Karon, Agatha Christie, Donald Miller, Henri Nouwen, Historical, Mysteries, Biographies, Autobiographies
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Contemporary Christian, Crooners, Big Band, Jazz, Blue Grass, Oldies, etc.
Hobbies/Special Interests: Scrapbooking, Antiquing, Reading, Music, Classic Movies/TV shows
Indulgence: Scrapbooking, Sleep, Chocolate, Sleep, and More Chocolate
Gift Certificate: Kohls, Target, Noodles, Chipotle, Leann Chins

Name: Scott Jacobson Birthday: 4/8
Fast Food Restaurant: Arby’s, Leeann Chin, Taco Bell
Fine Dining Restaurant: Biaggi’s
Kind of Pizza: Pizza Man/Pepperoni Green Olive Dessert: Chocolate Cake
Candy: Dark Chocolate
Beverage: White Iced Mocha-Bru House
Type of Book/Author: Mystery-Crime/Robert B. Parker/James Lee Burke-Law/Scott Turow-Christian-Donald Miller/Shane Claiborne
Type of Music/Artist/Group: R&B/Stevie Ray Vaughn/Allman Bros.–Jazz/Harp/Violin
Hobbies/Special Interests: Golf, reading, art, bonsai
Indulgence: Golf
Gift Certificate: Leeann Chin, Arby’s, Taco Bell

Name: Katie Johnson Birthday: 1/17
Fast Food Restaurant: Chick-Fil-A, Qdoba, Noodles & Co.
Fine Dining Restaurant: Olive Garden
Kind of Pizza: Canadian Bacon -Papa Murphy’s
Dessert: Chocolate chip cookies
Candy: Milk or dark chocolate, Reeses, Kit Kats
Beverage: Caribou Coffee, Ginger-ale
Type of Book/Author: Mysteries and thrillers
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Instrumental/Movie Soundtracks, Jazz, & Christian contemporary
Hobbies/Special Interest: Playing piano, playing board/card games, time with family
Indulgence: Massages, Orchestras, Date Night with my husband
Gift Certificate: Caribou Coffee, Target, Chick-Fil-A

Name: Kevin Johnson: Birthday: 11/12
Fast Food Restaurant: Chik-Fil-A
Fine Dining Restaurant: Olive Garden
Kind of Pizza: Vegetable Dessert: Cheesecake
Candy: Jelly Beans
Beverage: Orange Juice/Ginger-Ale
Type of Book/Author: Christian Theology/Apologetics
Type of Music: Stuart Townend, Keith & Kristyn Getty
Hobbies/Special Interests: Cycling, Nordic skiing
Indulgence: Naps
Gift Certificate: Maple Grove Cycling

Name: Matthew Kinne Birthday: 07/22
Fast Food Restaurant: McDonald’s, Culvers, Arby’s
Fine Dining Restaurant: Dixies on Grand
Kind of Pizza: BBQ Chicken OR Garbage
Dessert: Cheese Cake, Milk Shake –Stawberry
Candy: Snickers, Reeses
Beverage: Grape Juice, Pineapple Juice
Type of Book/Author:
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Coldplay, Nickle Creek, Minnesota Orchestra, Ordway Performances
Hobbies/Special Interests: Camping, Cooking, Baking, Carpentry, long walks
Indulgence: Time with my family
Gift Certificate: Gas, Cub Food, Best Buy, Any Music Store

Name: Kristen Klein Birthday: 12/21
Fast Food Restaurant: Chipotle, Chick-fil-A
Fine Dining Restaurant: Granite City, Redstone
Kind of Pizza: Punch Pizza
Dessert: anything and everything Candy: M & Ms, Snickers
Beverage: Flavored Lattes, Diet Coke
Type of Book/Author: Historical fiction
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Most kinds of music
Hobbies/Special Interests: Gardening, reading, running, baking
Indulgence: Starbucks, Candles
Gift Certificate: Starbucks, Barnes and Noble

Name: Carin Laird Birthday: 6/14
Fast Food Restaurant: Noodles or Panera
Fine Dining Restaurant: Broder’s Pasta Bar or Redstone
Kind of Pizza: Punch or Solos
Dessert: Tiramisu
Candy: Dark Chocolate
Beverage: Coffee-Mocha, Caribou
Type of Book/Author: Mysteries-Agatha Christie, Christian Fiction-Karen Kingsbury
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Contemporary Christian
Hobbies/Special Interests:
Indulgence: A Few Hours of Reading at the Coffee Shop -Dinner out With My Husband
Gift Certificate: Olive Garden, Lettuce Entertain You

Name: Chris Laird Birthday: 4/13
Fast Food Restaurant: Yu Fong, Jimmy Johns
Fine Dining Restaurant: Broders, Manny’s, Rincon 38
Kind of Pizza: Gluten Free Solos Sausage
Dessert: Chocolate Raspberry Mascarpone
Candy: Dark Chocolate
Beverage: Water, Good Coffee
Type of Book/Author: History, Biographies
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Christian, R&B, Soul (Motown)
Hobbies/Special Interests: Beach, Amusement Parks
Indulgence: Massage, Ribeye, Whirlpools
Gift Certificate: Lettuce Entertain You

Name: Deb Mades Birthday: 5/23
Fast Food Restaurant: Leeann Chin, Chipotles, Panera
Fine Dining Restaurant: ANYTHING would be wonderful!
Kind of Pizza: Sausage, Veggie, Hawaiian
Dessert: Fruit pie
Candy: Dark chocolate
Beverage: Mocha (skinny, dark chocolate)
Type of Book: Beautiful picture books to read to grandchildren
Type of Music: Christian or classical quiet, peace-filled, instrumental with no vocals that I can play in the LRC
Hobbies/Special Interests: Being a grandma, travel, biking, Nordic skiing, kayaking, singing
Indulgence: Manicures, pedicures, concerts, plays
Gift Certificates: Target, TJMax, Kohls, Pier I

Name: Heidi Miller Birthday: 10/8
Fast Food Restaurant:
Fine Dining Restaurant: Benihana
Kind of Pizza: All Kinds
Dessert: Coffee Cooler
Candy: Beverage: It’s all about coffee!
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Modern Country; Luke Bryan
Hobbies/Special Interests:
Indulgence: Any sports event/Taj Salon
Gift Certificate: Caribou & Starbucks

Name: Kari Morgan Birthday:12/24
Fast Food Restaurant: Jimmy John’s, Culver’s
Fine Dining Restaurant: Ruth Chris, Biaggi’s
Kind of Pizza: Mushroom & sausage, supreme
Dessert: ice cream, cake
Candy: dove dark chocolate & peanut butter
Type of Book/Author: Mystery/Agatha Christie
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Classic Rock
Hobbies/Special Interest: Gardening, sewing
Indulgence: chocolate cake
Gift Certificate: Bachman’s, Joann fabrics, caribou

Name: Jolee Mosier Birthday: 3/21
Fast Food Restaurant: any
Fine Dining Restaurant: anywhere…I like to try new and delicious places
Kind of Pizza: any kind is great…veggies are good with meat and cheese
Dessert: any, like it all from cookies to cakes to frozen yogurt/ice cream
Candy: any…chocolate, caramel, mint, nuts it all works for me
Beverage: coffee
Type of Book/Author: any…if you think it’s a great book…I would love to read it too.
Type of Music/Artist/Group: any….I like to explore different types and styles of music
Hobbies/Special Interests: gardening, cooking, traveling, shopping, exploring, learning
Gift Certificate: to any place or anything is appreciated

Name: Gwen Moulton Birthday: 4/14
Fast Food Restaurant: Leeann Chin
Fine Dining Restaurant: P.F. Chang’s
Kind of Pizza: Garlic Chicken
Dessert: Dark chocolate Candy: Dark chocolate
Beverage: Coffee with cream
Type of Book/Author: Chaim Potok, C.S. Lewis, Greg Boyd, J.R.R. Tolkien
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Scott Stapp, Creed, Boston, Journey, 4Him
Hobbies/Special Interest: Thrift Shopping, walking
Indulgence: Vanilla perfume or light musk perfume
Gift Certificate: Turn Style, Savers, Value Village

Name: Lorrie Neuharth Birthday: 12/30
Fast Food Restaurant: Punch Pizza, Cafe Zupa’s, Chick-Fil-A, Starbucks
Fine Dining Restaurant: Granite City, Redstone, Biaggi’s
Kind of Pizza: Vegetarian, Margherita
Dessert: N/A
Candy: N/A
Beverage: Sparkling water, Coffee
Type of Book/Author:
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Capital Kings, Toby Mac
Hobbies/Special Interest: Attending a variety of fitness classes
Indulgence: Meeting up with my friends for fellowship and laughter
Gift Certificate: LLBean, Athleta, iTunes

Name: Lisa Otten Birthday: 07/28
Fast Food Restaurant: Subway
Fine Dining Restaurant: The Capital Grille
Kind of Pizza: Barbeque Chicken; Sausage, green pepper, mushroom
Dessert: Strawberry Cheesecake; Milk Chocolate
Candy: Snickers Beverage: Arnold Palmer
Type of Book/Author: J.R.R. Tolkien; C.S. Lewis; Devotionals-Oswald Chambers, Sarah Young
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Toby Mac; Casting Crowns; MercyMe
Hobbies/Special Interests: Cooking; Gardening; Hiking; Camping; Traveling
Indulgence: Peanut Buster Parfait-Dairy Queen
Gift Certificate: Target; Macys

Name: Kirstie Petersen Birthday: 12/5
Fast Food Restaurant: Qdoba, Solos Pizza
Fine Dining Restaurant: PF Chang’s
Kind of Pizza: Really, I Like All Kinds!!
Dessert: Cheesecake, Brownies,
Candy: Chocolate, Reese’s pieces
Beverage: Caribou’s White chocolate vanilla mocha (hot), vanilla cooler or sparkling green tea lemonade with a shot of raspberry, Starbuck’s Pink Drink (no ice), diet mug,
Type of Book/Author: Christian fiction/Francine Rivers, Karen Kingsbury
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Contemporary Christian/Third Day, Mark Schultz, Aaron Schust, Brandon Heath and Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra
Hobbies/Special Interests: Camping, going to my kid’s sporting events, running, reading
Indulgence: Caribou, movie theater, spa
Gift Certificates: Qdoba, Solos Pizza, theater, spa

Name: Scott Ramsier Birthday: 4/24
Fast Food Restaurant: Arby’s, Subway, Taco Bell
Fine Dining Restaurant: Outback Kind of Pizza: Pepperoni & Mushroom Dessert: Ice Cream
Candy: Nut Goodie
Beverage: Pepsi
Type of Book/Author:
Type of Music/Artist/Group:
Hobbies/Special Interest: Golf, Football, Movies Indulgence:
Gift Certificate: Home Depot

Name: Vickie Ramsier Birthday: 1/24
Fast Food Restaurant: Panera
Fine Dining Restaurant: Maynard’s, Granite City or Emma Krumbee’s
Kind of Pizza: Dessert:
Candy: Dove Dark Chocolate (without almonds) or Peanut M&M’s
Beverage: Caribou’s Green Tea Lemonade (non-sparkling)
Type of Book/Author: Christian non-fiction
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Mercy Me or Third Day
Hobbies/Special Interests: Golf Indulgence: Dark Chocolate
Gift Certificate: Caribou, Target or Panera

Name: Jennifer Roberts Birthday: 8/25
Fast Food Restaurant: R Taco, Chick-fil-A, Panera
Fine Dining Restaurant: Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse
Kind of Pizza: Pepperoni
Dessert: Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Candy: Hot Tamales
Beverage: Coffee or Coke
Type of Book/Author: Devotional/Bible Studies by Beth Moore; I also enjoy books by John Grisham
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Praise and Worship / Jeremy Camp
Hobbies/Special Interests: Hiking, Shopping, Traveling, Spending time with family and friends Indulgence: Manicure/Pedicure/Massage
Gift Certificate: Homegoods

Name: Melinda Rohland Birthday: 9/12
Fast Food Restaurant: Chick-Fil-A, Five Guys/Fries
Fine Dining Restaurant: Olive Garden
Kind of Pizza: Spinach feta w/bacon or taco
Dessert: Cheesecake, brownies
Candy: Mounds, dark chocolate, maple nut
Beverage: Chai tea or Dark Chocolate Turtle Mocha
Type of Book/Author: Christian motivational, Christian fiction
Type of Music/Artist/Group: bluegrass gospel, strings, piano
Hobbies/Special Interests: Cooking/baking, guitar, drawing
Indulgence: Caribou, pedicure
Gift Certificate: Hobby Lobby, Amazon

Name: Sarah Schefers Birthday: 9/16
Fast Food Restaurant: Noodles & Company
Fine Dining Restaurant: Texas Roadhouse
Kind of Pizza: Hawaiian
Dessert: Brownies or Cheesecake
Candy: Snickers
Beverage: Coffee or Coca Cola
Type of Book/Author: Christian books
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Country, Hillsong, Tenth Avenue North
Hobbies/Special Interests: Kayaking, hiking, games
Indulgence: Manicure, Starbucks
Gift Certificate: Starbucks, Target, any food place.

Name: Stephanie Schallenkamp Birthday: 10/16
Fast Food Restaurant: Chipotle, Jimmy Johns
Fine Dining Restaurant: Big Bowl, Crave
Kind of Pizza: I love every type of pizza 🙂
Dessert: Cookies, Cake, Bars…I love everything!
Candy: Anything chocolate!
Beverage: Iced Caramel Macchiato or anything with coffee in it!
Type of Book/Author: Books about Education
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Christian/Pop/Country
Hobbies/Special Interests: Hiking/Art/Baking
Indulgence: Shopping at Target/Books/Traveling
Gift Certificate: Target/Amazon

Name: Tonya Scott Birthday: 2/3
Fast Food Restaurant: Chick-Fil-A
Fine Dining Restaurant: Biaggi’s, PF Chang, Cheese Cake Factory, Gianni’s
Kind of Pizza: Punch
Dessert: Fruit Smoothie
Candy: Peanuts, Nuts, Cashews, etc
Beverage: Jamba Juice, Starbucks, Caribou
Type of Book/Author: Books about Education
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Point of Grace
Hobbies/Special Interests: Anything outdoors
Indulgence: Twins tickets, Timberwolves tickets, Lynx tickets
Gift Certificate: Pottery Barn, Macys, Lifeway Bookstore, Barnes and Noble

Name: Kathy Shapiro Birthday: 2/16
Fast Food Restaurant: Wendy’s, LeeAnn Chins, Panera
Fine Dining Restaurant: Cheesecake Factory, Olive Garden
Kind of Pizza: Vegetarian, Canadian Bacon/Pineapple
Dessert: Chocolate Chip Cookies
Candy: Dark chocolate
Beverage: Chai Tea Latte, Zevia diet cola or other soda
Type of Book/Author: Christian growth and theology, Bible study books, children’s books, (anything is good since I love to read)
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Christian Worship Music, Classical Music, Jazz Music (do not have a favorite artist or group)
Hobbies/Special Interests: Gardening, cooking and baking
Indulgence: Pedicure Gift
Certificate: Caribou, Starbucks, and any store where cooking, baking, kitchen supplies are sold.

Name: Debbie Shireman Birthday: 10/31
Fast Food Restaurant: Culvers, Chick-Fil-A, Freddys, Panera, PotBelly
Fine Dining Restaurant: Biaggi’s, Granite City
Kind of Pizza: Hamburger, Black Olives and Mushrooms
Dessert: Brownies, Chocolate Chip Cookies
Candy: Dark Chocolate, Kit Kat, Twix
Beverage: Ice Tea – Favorite 1/2 sweet, 1/2 unsweetened at Freddys or Chick-Fil-A or Raisin Cane
Type of Book/Author: Francine Rivers, Elizabeth Camden, Kristy Cambron
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Christian Contemporary, Worship Music
Hobbies/Special Interests: Sewing, Scrapbooking, Sports and Exercising
Indulgence: Play/Musicals, Massages
Gift Certificate: MainStream Boutique, J. Jill, Talbots, Macys

Name: Amy Somercik Birthday: 11/1
Fast Food Restaurant: Chipotle, Zupas, Punch Pizza
Fine Dining: Cheesecake Factory, Red Lobster, Olive Garden
Kind of Pizza: Sausage and Mushroom, Margherita
Dessert: Warm Chocolate Chip Cookie with Vanilla Ice Cream
Candy: Anything Chocolate Beverage: Fruit Smoothies, hot chocolate
Type of Book/Author: Christian Fiction
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Christian, Country, light contemporary
Hobbies/Special Interests: Walking, biking, time with family, crafting, traveling
Indulgences: Musical theater, concert, candles
Gift Certificate: Target, Loft, restaurant, gift shop

Name: Casey Stusynski Birthday: 4/20
Fast Food Restaurant: Buffalo Wild Wings, Chipotle
Fine Dining Restaurant: Akita Sushi, The Little Oven
Kind of Pizza: Pepperoni & Green Pepper
Dessert: Choc. Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream (Ben & Jerry’s!)
Candy: Lindor Truffles
Beverage: Caribou Coffee, Bigelow Tea
Type of Book/Author: Anything Recommended, C.S. Lewis
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Mumford & Sons, oldies, folk, acoustic
Hobbies/Special Interests: Sports enthusiast, hiking, camping
Indulgence: Family, collecting coffee mugs
Gift Certificate: Target, Caribou

Name: Luke Temte Birthday: 7/21
Fast Food Restaurant: Chick-Fil-A, Chipotle
Fine Dining Restaurant: Applebee’s, Red Lobster
Kind of Pizza: Jets
Dessert: Ice Cream
Candy: Chips and Salsa (You read right!)
Beverage: Rootbeer
Type of Book/Author: History, Mystery, and Theology (Timothy Keller, Francis Chan, Warren Wiersbe)
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Movie Soundtrack and Worship (Hillsong, I Am They, Elevation)
Hobbies/Special Interests: Reading, coaching, sports events, guitar
Indulgence: Road trips and food
Gift Certificate: Amazon

Name: Christine Thune Birthday: 4/28
Fast Food: Panera, Chipotle
Fine Dining: Granite City, PF Changs, Texas Roadhouse, Acapulco
Pizza: Cheese or Hawaiian
Dessert: Cheesecake
Candy: Dark Chocolate, Junior MInts
Beverage: Tea
Book/Author: Historical Fiction
Music: Contemporary Christian, Big Band, Swing Jazz, Josh Groban
Hobbies: Needlework, Piano, Reading
Indulgence: Bath and Body Works, Theater
Gift Certificates: Anything!

Name: Scott Thune Birthday: 1/12
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Name: Kelsi Warner Birthday: 2/9
Fast Food Restaurant: Chick-Fil-A
Fine Dining Restaurant: Big Bowl
Kind of Pizza: Cheese
Dessert: M&M Cookies
Candy: Reese’s, Twix
Beverage: Iced Caramel Macchiato from Starbucks
Type of Book/Author: Lisa Bevere and John Bevere
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Worship, Country/Pop
Hobbies/Special Interests: Exploring, Traveling, MN Wild, Vikings
Indulgence: Massages, Traveling, Shopping
Gift Certificate: Starbucks or Nordstrom Rack

Name: Dana Weld Birthday: 9/24
Fast Food Restaurant: Culver’s, Subway, Chick Fil-A
Fine Dining Restaurant: Wildfire, Granite City
Kind of Pizza: Pepperoni, mushroom, black olive
Dessert: White cake with white butter cream frosting
Candy: Nut Goodies
Beverage: Diet Coke
Type of Book/Author: Max Lucado, any books about foreign cultures
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Christian contemporary, worship, Hillsongs Australia
Hobbies/Special Interests: Language learning, jogging, traveling
Indulgence: Trinidads from Fannie May (a candy)
Gift Certificate: Wildfire, Granite City, Target

Name: Heith Wetzler Birthday: 9/1
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Name: Mary Yerks Birthday: 2/21
Fast Food Restaurant: McDonald’s, Subway
Fine Dining Restaurant: Nona Rosa, Sunshine Factory, Red Lobster
Kind of Pizza: Everything
Dessert: Ice Cream
Candy: Dark Chocolate, any M&M’s
Beverage: Coffee or Iced Tea
Type of Book/Author: Mystery, History
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Big Band, Jazz, Classical, Handbell
Hobbies/Special Interests: reading, working with wood
Indulgence: Tickets to a Broadway Musical or Chanhassen Dinner Theater
Gift Certificate: Nona Rosa’s, Red Lobster, Pub 42, Land’s End, Caribou

Name: Jackie Zachay Birthday: 1/30
Fast Food Restaurant: McDonalds, Wendy’s
Fine Dining Restaurant: Axel’s
Kind of Pizza: Green Olive/Canadian Bacon
Dessert: Home Made Cookies
Candy: Peanut Brittle
Beverage: Coffee
Type of Book/Author: Christian Fiction
Type of Music/Artist/Group: Christian Jeremy Camp
Hobbies/Special Interests: Indulgence: Bath and Body Works
Gift Certificate: Red Lobster Eddie Bauer