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Author Landvik coming to Borders

Lorna Landvik will read from her new release, "'Tis the Season" Sunday, Nov. 30 at 2 p.m. at Borders Woodbury, 8472 Tamarack Bay.

Following the reading, she will autograph copies of her new book.

Landvik is the author of the bestselling novels "Patty Jane's House of Curl," "Your Oasis on Flame Lake" and "The Tall Pine Polka."

She is also an actor and playwright.

For more information, call (651) 578-2931.

Scrapbooking basics class is free

New to scrapbooking or just want to see what it's all about?

Get started by attending a free class at Archiver's, the photo memory store in Woodbury Lakes.

Try a variety of fun products and receive assistance as you create your own scrapbook page. Simply bring eight to ten photos of any event.

The next class is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 26 from 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Reserve a place in the class by calling (651) 735-3308.

Zumbro House, Inc. opens office

Zumbro House, Inc., which deals with group homes for the mentally disabled, has moved its administrative offices from Rochester to Woodbury.

The office, which opened for business Sept. 1, is located at 1103 Weir Drive.

For more information, call (651) 264-1000.

Credit union hosts open house

United Educators Credit Union (UECU ) celebrated the completion of its Woodbury office renovation by hosting a fall open house and food drive on Oct. 30.

Credit union staffers and members collected 148 pounds of food and $115.

The Woodbury office for United Educators Credit Union, 6789 Upper Afton Road, received an "extreme makeover" which started in May. It was concluded in mid-October.

The existing Woodbury branch was remodeled to better serve its members, increase staff efficiency and accommodate its overall growth.

One of the office's new additions is an automated coin counter. It is open to the public and free for UECU members.

The renovation celebration hosted an open house at their three office locations -- Woodbury, Eden Prairie and Columbia Heights.

Food and money from credit union members and staff were donated to Second Harvest Heartland, the upper midwest's largest hunger relief organization.

For more information, call (651) 264-0669.

Cedar Pet Clinic honored

Cedar Pet Clinic Lake Elmo has been chosen as the "best-rated veterinarian" by Twin Cities Consumer's Checkbook, a non-profit consumer information resource which rates businesses throughout the Twin Cities.

"We're very happy and honored," said Dr. John Baillie of Cedar Pet Clinic. "We work hard to provide the highest quality care and it's wonderful to see that recognized. It's all about the great work of our staff. "

Earlier this fall, the clinic was again certified by the American Animal Hospital Association, an industry organization that reviews professional practices. Less than 17 percent of small animal practices are accredited by AAHA.