Posts Tagged ‘In the News’

Inter-County Leader

06.06.2007 Inter-County Leader, “Faith’s Lodge thanks contractors”

WEBSTER – After completing the fast-tracked construction of Faith’s Lodge, local contractors were thanked for their work Sunday at a special on-site open house.

The unique nonprofit retreat near webster is the brainchild of Mark and Susan Lacek, who lost their first child, Faith Ann, at birth on June 5, 2000.  The Minneapolis couple used their new foundation to create a retreat for grieving parents and those with a seriously ill child.

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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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