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Burnett County Sentinel

01.31.2007 Burnett County Sentinel, “Building a healing home for families”

WEBSTER – Six months after the ground-breaking ceremony for Faith’s Lodge, construction on the one million dollar facility is well underway at the site just north of Webster.

The brainchild of Mark and Susan Lacek, Faith’s Lodge came about as the result of the couple losing their first daughter, Faith Ann at birth less than a month after their marriage.

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Northern Currents

07.19.2006 Northern Currents, “Ground is broken for a dream”

WEBSTER – Six years of careful thought and planning is finally becoming reality for Mark and Susan Lacek.  Construction of Faith’s Lodge, a retreat on 80 acres of land north of Webster with a private lake and nature trails, will begin with excavation scheduled to take place within the next couple of weeks, framing in September and be watertight by the start of deer season.  With the finishing to be done over the winter, the facility is to be ready for use by the summer of 2007.

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Mpls St. Paul Magazine

June 2006 Mpls St. Paul Magazine, “Keeping Faith”

There are many incredible charitable organizations in the Twin Cities – groups with local roots.  But we don’t always know how they started, why they started, or who was the catalyst for the cause.  This month, 800 (or more) people will attent Faith’s Lodge Gala and hear the story f Faith, as told by her parents, Mark and Susan Lacek.

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Ronald McDonald House

Spring 2006 Ronald McDonald House of the Twin Cities, “Beyond Our Doors”

We are proud to announce our grant for 2006 to Faith’s Lodge, operated by the Lacek Foundation.  Faith’s Lodge is a retreat exclusively for families who have had a child pass away.  Faith’s Lodge is committed to providing a sense of community for families who share these experiences, want to meet other families in similar situations and who want to be able to heal and build new memories in a Northwoods and therapeutic setting.

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