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The Frame Shop is moving

The Frame Shop, currently located at True Value Hardware, will be moving to a new location in downtown Hudson, at 100 Commercial St. The business will be renamed to Lake Front Framing LLC. Sue Mueller will continue to own and operate it, and Marilyn Ward will continue to work with Mueller at the new store, combining over 30 years of experience in the custom-framing field. A grand opening is expected during August.

PWN social is tonight

The annual Professional Women's Network summer party social will be held at Pier 500 Thursday, July 10, with registration from 6 to 6:30 p.m. with the social to follow at 7. The event is free and open to the public. Appetizers will be provided along with a cash bar -- bring friends and business cards. To register, visit or call Cindy Jahnke at (715) 386-5825. September is the beginning of the organization's year and if you become a member or renew your membership by Aug. 7, you will receive a $20 discount. For more information, visit the Web site or attend the summer party.

Locals serve up in Minneapolis

Barker's Bar & Grill and San Pedro Café are among the 34 Twin Cities-area independent restaurants participating in the Twin Cities Originals event July 22 at the Nicollet Island Pavilion. Discounted tickets are available at both locations. The Taste of the TCO food and wine sampling event runs from 6-9 p.m. Twin Cities Originals was formed in 2002 by a group of local, independently owned restaurants in response to the growing number of chain restaurants. More information is available

Non-profit workshop set

The workshop "990's Do Matter," a workshop designed to help nonprofit organizations of all sizes understand the IRS's recent changes to the Form 990, is scheduled from 8 a.m.-noon Friday, July 18, at WITC-New Richmond. The workshop is open to nonprofit organizations in Washington and Chisago counties in Minnesota and Pierce, Polk, and St. Croix counties in Wisconsin. The IRS recently overhauled its Form 990, the basic reporting document for nonprofit organizations. The new 990 expects each organization to report on governing policies and procedures, going beyond the form's previous focus on finances. Cost is $20 to $25 per person. For more information, and to register, go to and click on the training brochure. Questions can be directed to Jill Shannon at the St. Croix Valley Community Foundation, (715) 386-9490 or