Community Picnic

Winneshiek Medical Center will hold a Grand Community Picnic on Thursday, August 30 from 4-7 pm on the WMC campus.

“More than 100 years ago, we committed to serving the health care needs of this county and region and that lifelong partnership is still strong today,” says Lisa Radtke, chief administrative officer, Winneshiek Medical Center. “We’re proud to be a top 100 critical access hospital in the nation and know our strength is built on community support. This picnic is an opportunity to show our gratitude to the people who trust us to provide health care for their families, neighbors and friends.”

Community Picnic Attractions

  • BBQ pork sandwich, chips and a beverage
  • Mayo One helicopter tours
  • WMC ambulance tours
  • Life-size Operation and High Striker games for kids
  • Popcorn from the Lions Club
  • Trolley rides
  • Face painting
  • Live music by Mike McAbee
  • Garden tours
  • Garden food demonstrations
  • Blood pressure checks provided by WMC volunteers
  • Fire trucks and Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office Canine demonstration
  • And more!

Moo-Mobile shakes will also be available for $1 each throughout the evening.

More Information

The picnic is made possible with the help of more than 100 staff volunteers from Winneshiek Medical Center, the WMC Auxiliary and WMC Foundation, and will be held rain or shine.

Convenient parking will be available, with regular trolley rides running from the parking lots to the event site, as well as to the helicopter and ambulance garage for tours.

For additional information on the picnic or other Winneshiek Medical Center activities, please call the WMC Community Relations department at 563-382-2911 or email

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