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2021 Online Auction | Ready, Set, Bid!

Published October 25, 2021

Merrick, Inc., is pleased to announce our 4rd Annual Online Auction starting Monday, October 25, 2021.

All are invited to browse and place bids on available auction items at No account is needed to browse auction items, but you will be required to create one to place a bid.

The auction will close on Thursday, November 4, at 9 pm.

Here’s a sneak peek at some of our auction items.

  • 7-Night Stay at Select Resorts Worldwide
  • 14k Rose Gold Knot Pendant Donated by Wedding Day Diamonds
  • Lynx 2020 Team Autographed Basketball Donated by Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx
  • Matt Dumba Autographed Wild Hockey Jersey Donated by BMO Harris
  • Minnesota Wild vs. San Jose Sharks Tickets Donated by Lake Area Bank
  • Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Indiana Pacers Tickets Donated by Larry & Amanda Konsterlie
  • Pathfinder RPG Tower Donated by Jonathan & Megan Kuneli
  • Restaurant Gift Card Bundle
  • Wall of Wine
  • Wild vs. Sharks
  • Rose Gold Knot Pendant
  • Wolves vs. Pacers
  • Pathfinder Tower
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2021 Empower! Lunch | Save the Date

Published July 27, 2021

We’re excited to announce that on Thursday, October 14, Merrick, Inc.’s Empower! Lunch will return to Vadnais Heights Commons after a one-year pandemic-induced hiatus. Even more exciting, this year’s keynote speaker will be Super Bowl champion and 15-year NFL veteran Matt Birk.

A native of St. Paul, Minnesota, Matt Birk was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in 1998. A six-time Pro Bowl Selection and two-time All Pro, Matt proved to be an undisputed leader on the field and was named the sixth smartest athlete by Sporting News. More importantly, he has established a legacy of community service that will last far beyond his years of football.

If you are interested in hosting a table at Merrick’s Empower! Lunch, please contact Karen Herrera at (651) 789-6202 or Full details concerning this event including guest and sponsor registration may be found at


2021 Charity Golf Scramble | And the winners are …

Published June 1, 2021

A big thank you to all who participated in Merrick’s 26th Charity Golf Scramble on May 24. Here is a list of the winners from the event. If you see your name listed and have not received your prize, please email Megan Kuneli at to arrange a pick-up date and time. Pictures from the event are also now available and may be viewed at

Team Winners

1st Place Team
Team 17B – Ferlic Filter

12th Place Team
Team 15B – Lindenmeyr Monroe

25th Place Team
Team 1A – Lake Area Bank 1

Golf Contests

Closest to the Pin
Women – Kelly Tanke
Men – Joe Kirk

Longest Putt
Women – Ceil Boesche
Men – Bob Davis

Longest Drive
Women – Kelly Tanke
Men – Tim Madison

On-Course Games

Beat the Boss – Kim Trenary

Chip for a Chance – Matt Lese

50/50 Cash Raffle – Marc Campbell

Can Raffle Winners

A Walk in the Golf Park – Keith Hisdahl
Amusement Park at its Finest – Mike Carroll
Black Russian Basket – Scott Lingle
Bourbon Basket – Chris Schumacher
Callaway Golf Stand Bag – Brent Lunke
Clothes Valet Stand – Jennifer Hilleren
Cousins Autographed Football – Jonathan Heimer
Invictus Brewing Donation Box – Brent Lunke
Let’s Have a Bowl – Kristin Mahre
Meat Bundle – Ceil Boesche
Mendakota Country Club Twosome – John Marzitelli
Minneapolis Brewery Crawl – Ron Ledoux
On White Bear Lake Time – Kristin Mahre
Smoke on the Water – Mary Morley
Take My Out to the Twins – Joe Trenary
Troy Burne Foursome & Carts – Jake Hauck
Wine & Dine Basket – Marc Campbell
Weber Grill – Mike Carroll
Zubaz for Two – Kevin Kelly

2021 Online AuctionReady, Set, Bid!

Starting on Monday, October 25, you’re invited to place bids at Merrick, Inc.’s 4th Annual Online Auction for the chance to come out on top when bidding closes on Thursday, November 4.

With the holiday season just around the corner, this is a perfect opportunity for you to find a unique gift for a loved one while also supporting a worthy cause.

Go to today to place your bids.