Employee(s) of the Week: Andrea & Makenna


ANDREA: University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
MAKENNA: St. Olaf College

ANDREA: English, History
MAKENNA: Spanish, Pre-Med – Neuroscience

Time with Wilson’s:
ANDREA: 7 years
MAKENNA: 5 years

Reason on returning to Wilson’s each year:
ANDREA: The people, both coworkers and customers
MAKENNA: I love bringing joy in the form of ice cream

Favorite Place in Door County:
ANDREA: On a boat in Eagle Harbor
MAKENNA: Newport State Park

Favorite “Local” Thing to do in Door County:
ANDREA: Family cookout at grandma’s house in Bailey’s Harbor on the Fourth of July
MAKENNA: Reading on the beach

Favorite “Tourist” Thing to do in Door County:
ANDREA: Touring Lighthouses
MAKENNA: Going to Rock Island

Favorite Jukebox Song:
ANDREA: Rich Girl – Hall & Oates
MAKENNA: Cecilia – Simon & Garfunkel

Favorite Wilson’s Ice Cream Flavor:
ANDREA: Pirate’s Booty
MAKENNA: Door County Cherry

Favorite Joke:
ANDREA: “Why do people not like nosy peppers? Because they get jalapeño business!”
MAKENNA: “Where do sheep like to go on vacation? The Baaaahamas.”

Why should someone spend a summer in Door County?
ANDREA: “Because you get to spend every day in a beautiful location, working with beautiful people.”
MAKENNA: “Two reasons: I believe that everybody should have to work in the service industry at some point in their lives and Door County is an amazing, life changing place to live.”

Favorite Inspirational Quote:
ANDREA: “Be ice cream or be nothing” – Ron Swanson, Parks & Rec
MAKENNA: “I hope you live a life you’re proud of, and if you’re not, I hope you have the courage to start all over again.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

We are so grateful for these two girls and the hard work that they have put in at Wilson’s over the past several years!

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