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Thank you to all of our donors for helping us ensure the success of youth!

LAYSB Meets Charities Review Standards

Lakes Area Youth Service Bureau has received the Charities Review Council’s seal of approval for meeting all standards of accountability. This important review process helps our donors to know that we are good stewards of their financial support. Please view LAYSB's Smart Givers report online.

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Parent Support Meeting

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LAYSB’s 8th annual TASTE! event was held on July 17, 2014

Thank you to our TASTE! Sponsors. Please visit these sponsors and thank them for supporting local youth!

Community Partner Sponsor: Wealth Management Midwest LLC, Dave Purdy

Community Collaborator Sponsor: Renewal by Andersen

Community Connection Sponsors:

Central Bank

Barb Goerss Home Selling Team

Bridges & Pathways Counseling Services

Polaris Industries, Inc.

Whitaker Buick GMC

Ziegler Cat

Haven Estate Senior Living-Rodney & Betty Hestekin

Community Link Sponsors:

First State Bank of Wyoming

Lakes Area Bank

State Farm Insurance –Jesse Johnson

UpToDate Bookkeeping

Basket Sponsors:

Johnson Turner, Attorneys at Law

Security State Bank of Marine

Muske Community Support Foundation

Pretty Bird International


Run with Ranger

5k Run/Walk

The Forest Lake Police Dog is looking for a few running partners

Don’t disappoint him!


Join Us

Saturday August 2, 2014

Forest Lake Police Department

210 Lake Street N., Forest Lake MN

Registration/check-in begins at 8:00am

$25.00 Registration Fee

Race begins at 9:00am

Register Today!

Click here to download the registration form

All proceeds benefit the Lakes Area Youth Service Bureau

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  • LAYSB is a true community asset!

    "In our charitable giving, Claire and I like to fund solutions, not problems. We don't give because there are problems, we give because there are solutions. LAYSB probides many, many solutions in our community for young people, parents and families."

    Brian Brogmus
    LAYSB Treasurer and Partners for the Future Initiative Donor

    “I think what you guys do for kids is really cool. The service that you provide for the community is inspirational. You guys rock, and I hope you keep doing what you're doing. I'd sing words of praise for you guys.”

    Cina Dean, age 16
    Lock-In & Youth Advisory Board Participant

    "As a former police officer I have seen and experienced first hand the troubles that are faced by our children. From family issues to drugs and gangs, our children are challenged every day with making the right choices and decisions. Today's youth do not have to go down this long road alone They have their parents, the community and many fine youth organizations like Lakes Area Youth Service Bureau to help them in making those right choices.

    It takes a community to raise a child, and the fine people at Lakes Area Youth Service Bureau have taken the lead in not letting our children down. We at Captured Memories Photography stand behind the Lakes Area Youth Service Bureau and the extremely important work that they do in supporting our children, and we ask that you please do the same. When the fine professionals at Lakes Area Youth Service Bureau ask for your support, please assist them in any way that you can, and know that your assistance will be helping our youth of today who will be the leaders of tomorrow."

    Dave Washburn and Barb Kinison
    Captured Memories Photography

    “I learned more tools to open communication between me and my son. I loved the talk about trust, my son has a better understanding on many issues”

    Parent Participant
    Choice and Consequence Class - 15 and Under, July 2013

    “I have learned that there is always someone who believes in me and that I can make my life so much better.”

    Teen Participant
    "Our Place" @ LAYSB


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