65 Vines Winery – Roberts, WI
Badger Balm
Badlands Golf Course – Roberts, WI
Lori Bauer – Ellsworth, WI
Princess Emily Bowen – Ellsworth, WI
*Vickie Bowen – Prescott, WI
Candyland – Stillwater, MN
Children’s Museum of Southern
​ Minnesota – Mankato, MN
Country Inn & Suites – Eau Claire, WI
Crayola Experience – Bloomington, MN
Dairy Queen – Stillwater, MN
*Disney World
Dana Echeverria – Oakdale, MN
Fawn-Doe-Rosa – St. Croix Falls, WI
Forget Me Not – Stillwater, MN
Great Lakes Aquarium Duluth
Green Bay Packers
John’s Crazy Socks

As always a HUGE THANK YOU goes out
to our families, caregivers, volunteers and
those in the community that help make our
program possible!


A Lotus Touch/Carmen Boyd
Angel’s Pet World
*Bill’s Gun Shop and Range
Croix Valley Veterinarian Clinic
Cook and Henriksen Chiropractic
*County Market Hudson
Culvers Hudson
*Dairy Queen Hudson
Farrell’s Extreme Bodyshaping
*Great Clips Hudson
Hop and Barrel Brewery
Megan Heffron
*Hudson Bagel & Coffee Company
*Hudson CEC Cinema
Hudson Daybreak Rotary
*Hudson Flower Shop
Hudson Noon Rotary
*Knokes Chocolate and Nuts
Kristin Hoogheem
Kwik Trip
Leslie Gilbert
*Margaret McIntyre
*Mickelsen Drug
Minuteman Press
*North Hudson Pepper Fest
Oakwood Dental
Phipp’s Center for the Arts
*Postmark Grille
*R.J.’s Meats
Smiling Moose Bar and Grill
Sobottka Photography
St. Croix Shoe and Boot
*Ultimissimo Salon
*The Village Inn Sports Bar & Grill
Troy Burne Golf Club
The Wired Robin Coffee Cafe
YMCA Camp St. Croix

River Falls
*Best Maid Cookies
*Jen Gunderson/Mary Kay
Fantastic Sam’s/Darcie Rochon
*Imaging World
Eugene Gunderson
Paige Sokolik
*Travis Shaefer Designs

We would like to thank our 2018 Donors!
Crowning Achievements, Inc.
1308 7th Street
Hudson, WI  54016

We are a non-profit organization.
100% of all donations go directly to our charity.
We have NO paid staff


Please help us out. Donate to our PayPal account below.
Or Send us a check the old fashion way.
Either way your Donation is GREATLY appreciated.

Special Thanks for Help with Our Pageant
Master of Ceremonies: 
Paul McIntyre (St. Paul, MN)
Stage Help/Crowning: 
Rice Street Royalty (St. Paul, MN)
Faith Community Church (New Richmond, WI)
Bernie Wollenberg 
Becky Retherford & Megan Retherford (Sew4U – Roberts, WI)
​and M.J. Mielke (Somerset, WI)
P.S. I Love U (Red Wing, MN)
Sashes & Lanyards: 
Velvet Peterson (Houlton, WI)
Hair & Make-up: 
Megan Heffron & Leslie Gilbert(Ultimissimo Salon – Hudson, WI), Dana Echeverria & Kristin Hoogheem (Great Clips – Hudson, WI), Jen Gunderson (Confidently You – Woodbury, MN)
Group Talent Organization: 
Girl Scout Troop #53525 (Somerset, WI)
Hudson Flower Shop (Hudson, WI)
Fred Sobotka Photography (Hudson, WI) and Brenda Teter Photography (Welsh, MN)

New Richmond·        

*45th Parallel Distillery
Chickadee Doo-Da
*Faith Community Church
Darrell Hilliard
Inkjunki/Derrick Madaris
Knights of Columbus
Next Door Cafe
Papa Murphy’s
Pete’s Pizza
Angie and Dave Quitter

Blissful Balance/Amanda Riley
Cheers Pablo
*Confidently You/Jennifer Gunderson
Conquer Ninja Warrior
DL Bookworm
Frenchie’s Modern Nail  Care
Minnesota School of Cosmetology
Nothing Bundt Cakes
Punch Pizza
Total Wine & More
*Trader Joe’s
Waxing the City


Dave and Connie Carufel
Christ Lutheran Church
*Girl Scout Troop #53525
M.J. Meilke
The Sportsman Redneck Juice
St. Croix National Golf
Jill Sutter

Other (continued)

Brenda Kiral-Teter/This Old Horse, Inc.– Welsh, MN

Lake Geneva Cruise Line/Gage Marine Corp – Wis. Dells, WI

*Mall of America – Bloomington

Marketplace Foods – St. Croix Falls, WI

Milwaukee Admirals

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum – Chaska, MN

Mt. Olympus Resorts & Park – Wis. Dells, WI

North Shore Scenic Railroad – Duluth, MN

*Old Log Theater – Excelsior, MN

Oriental Trading Company

Panera Bread

Paparazzi/Kerry Dickey – Pine City, MN

Parallel 44 Vineyard & Winery – Green Bay, WI

*Velvet Peterson – Houlton, WI

Prairie’s Edge Casino Resort – Granite Falls, MN

P.S. I Love U – Red Wing, MN Restore – Roberts, WI

Rick Bronson’s House of Comedy – MOA Bloomington, MN *Running Aces Casino & Race Track – Columbus, MN

Sew-For-U/Becky Retherford – Roberts, WI

Sky Zone – Oakdale, MN

Stages Theater Company – Bloomington, MN

The Stanley Hotel – Estes Park, CO

*St. Croix Casino – Turtle Lake, WI

St. Joseph Town Hall

Summerfest Milwaukee World Festival

Top Secret Upside Down White House – Wis. Dells, WI

Wild Mountain Recreation – Taylors Falls, MN

The Works Museum – Bloomington, MN

Yorktown Engraving/Vicki Taylor – Stillwater, MN

Thanks also to all those who helped us by pulling the float in parades!

If you use Amazon, please keep us in mind and use our Amazon Smile page.  0.5% of your purchase will be donated to Crowning Achievements!  Here is the link:

* Indicates a Donor for 5+ Years

We are looking for plus size (16+) formal dress donations thru' August 1st!!  Drop off locations are:

  • Ultimissimo Salon
    112 Walnut St, Hudson, WI
  • Country Inn & Suites by Radisson
    3614 Gateway Drive, Eau Claire, WI

St. Paul     

Allina Hospitals and Clinics
CanCan Wonderland
The Commodore Bar & Restaurant
Commonwealth Properties
Paul McIntyre
Padelford Riverboats
R.F. Moeller Jewelers
Rice Street Royalty
Saint Paul Saints Baseball
Science Museum of Minnesota
Tin Whiskers Brewing Company


Fair State Brewing Cooperative
​Guthrie Theater
Minnesota Orchestra
Minnesota Twins Baseball
*Surly Brewing Company
Trapped Puzzle Rooms