Members and Supporters


The Five Wings Arts Council provides support to the Society for the Old Wadena Rendezvous and Folklife Festival with funds appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature. The Rendezvous is funded, in part, by the Minnesota arts and cultural heritage fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.

The County of Wadena provides support for the educational and interpretive mission of the Society.

Over the years the Old Wadena Society has recieved support for various activities from donors including:
Staples Host Lions
Staples Motley Community Foundation
3M Foundation
Central Lakes College
Arthur Appissomian, formerly of Wadena and now of Florida, created the Old Wadena Society logo.