Pier 55 Red Wing Area Seniors
240 Harrison St, Ste 2 | Red Wing, MN 55066 | 651.327.2255

Welcome to

Pier 55

Red Wing Area Seniors

Pier 55 Building

About Us

Pier 55 is open to all, and you do not need to be a member to participate. The Center is handicapped accessible and no one shall be refused access to programs because of race, religion, sex, color, economic status, or disability. Our mission as Red Wing Area Seniors, Inc. is to enhance, stimulate, accommodate and support ever-changing and active lives.

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Pier 55/Red Wing Area Seniors is temporarily closed, until further notice, due to the COVID 19 (corona virus). When it is safe to open we will announce it via local radio, Red Wing Area Chamber Brief, Red Wing Area Seniors Facebook page, and the local newspaper (and of course word of mouth).

Download the May 2020 Newsletter now for more details or visit the Calendar page for a letter from the Director.

Donate to Pier 55

If you’re one of the Americans who received a coronavirus stimulus check and are not in immediate need of the money, consider donating a portion of your check. Online *NEW* or mailed-in donations are welcomed!

How to Donate to the Red Wing Area Seniors

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Spring Coloring Contest

You must be 48 years of age or older to win a prize. THREE grand prizes (each $50 value) will be awarded. (Any age may enter) Entries are due by 4 p.m. Thursday, May 22 - extended deadline! Pictures will be assigned a number for anonymous voting. Entries will be hung at Pier 55 where voting will take place until May 28th. Spring Coloring form Drop off or mail to Pier 55, 240 Harrison St., Suite 2, Red Wing, MN 55066. Thank you Braun Plumbing of Lake City for sponsoring this fun event.

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If you are interested in sponsoring a flag, please fill out a Flag Dedication form. Dedication forms are also available at and can be dropped off at Merchants Bank in Red Wing (2835 S. Service Dr) with payment by cash or check only OR Annadee’s Closet or mailed to Pier 55 with payment by cash, check or credit card. Checks can be made out to: Red Wing Area Seniors, Inc.

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We are grateful for all of the membership renewals that have been pouring in! We really appreciate your support. If you are not currently a member, now is the perfect time to join! If you have membership questions, contact Shirley Perkins.

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There are lots of ways
you can help.

Pier 55You can buy gift certificates to Pier 55 Red Wing Area Seniors for trips, gift shop, fitness, memberships and more.

Advertising in our newsletter supports area seniors. If you would like to advertise your business in our newsletter contact Kim. We love to have small and home based businesses advertise with us.

If you are spring cleaning your house and you have items to donate, Annadee’s Thrift Store is ready and willing to take those donations. We love furniture in good condition!

Contact Us

Phone: 651.327.2255

Business Hours: Mon-Thur, 9am - 4pm, Fri 9am-Noon
Extended Hours: Mon– Sunday 7am - 9pm

Administrative Assistant: RWASassistant@gmail.com

Program Coordinator: RWASprogram@gmail.com

Executive Director: RWASdirector@gmail.com

Annadee's Manager: RWASstore@gmail.com

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Pier 55: Inclement Weather
Pier 55 will be closed when the Red Wing Public Schools (RWPS) are closed. In the event RWPS open late in the morning or close early in the day Pier 55 will do the same. For additional information refer to KWNG or Facebook.

Parking at Pier 55: If you are attending an event at Pier 55, please park on our assigned side and not on the Pottery Museum section. Park in front of Pier 55 if possible. Stop in at the front desk if you need clarification.

Our Staff


Tom Walsh


Jeff Marcus


Clare Cox


Rose Burke


Marcy Underwood

Past President


Dennis Koenig

Doug Blakesley

Pastor Karl Rydholm

Marm Nihart


Kim Wojcik

Executive Director

Stef Braun

Program Coordinator

Shirley Perkins

Administrative Assistant

Jolene King

Annadee's Manager

Mary Machnik

Volunteer Gift Shop Manager

Doug Blakesly

Talent Acquisition Volunteer