Wright-Hennepin's Annual Meeting

2019 Annual Meeting

This year, WH’s 82nd Annual Meeting was held on Thursday, May 2, built around the theme of Keeping Costs Down Together.


WH served 2,530 meals to WH members and guests, including 2,295 pork chops and 235 hot dog meals!

Booths and Bingo

WH members and guests won more then 100 Bingo prizes. In addition, 16 booth prizes were awarded to WH members. For a complete list of prizes and winners, please refer to the table below.

Children's Activity Room

More than 180 children enjoyed our children’s activity room with crafts, snacks, movies and more! Four children’s bicycles and helmets were also given away.

Business Meeting

A business meeting took place from 7 – 8:20 p.m. WH members heard from CFO Brian Swanson, Board Chair Erick Heinz, WH Holding Board Chair Timothy Young, WH Holding COO Wendy Youngren and President and CEO Tim Sullivan.

CFO Swanson shared WH’s 2018 financial report. Board Chair Heinz discussed WH’s vision statement and WH’s progress. WH Holding Board Chair Young and COO Youngren shared how the subsidiary businesses under WH Holding help keep costs down. CEO Sullivan shared six important ways both WH and its members keep costs down together.

The results from the director elections are incumbent Dale Jans, District 4, incumbent Mike Tieva, District 6 and incumbent Casey Whelan, District 8.

List of prize winners

Prize Winner City
Flip 4 Speaker Lisa Dugstad Rockford
Echo Tim Anderson Cokato
32" Smart TV Ralph Miller Hamel
Cordless Drill Jared Purcell Annandale
Wet/Dry Vacuum Robert Crouse Hamel
Cordless Trimmer/Edger Randy Goerke Maple Grove
Tree Gift Card Sarah Klaers Cokato
Tendercrisp Apple Tree Natalie Fix Buffalo
Tree Gift Card Pat Surprison Corcoran
Food Saver Judy Ramola Maple Plain
Tower Fan Whitney Grangroth Buffalo
Keurig Coffee Maker Troy Nelson Annandale
George Foreman Grill Steve Huesman Maple Lake
Power Air Fryer Huyen Tran Hamel
Handheld Cordless Vacuum Leslie Grenzer Rockford
Pressure Washer Ken Yager Maple Lake

Grand Prize

The winner of the grand prize, a retired 2008 Chevy ½-ton 4x4 truck, was Nicole Alden from Corcoran.