Discussion group about Seedfolks

Asset Champions have the opportunity to participate in a book discussion group about Seedfolks by Paul Fleischman, this year’s selection by Bookmark in the Park.  Bookmark is a community reading project encouraging everyone in St. Louis Park to read the same book. Seedfolks is a 62-page book featuring 13 very different voices – old, young, Haitian,…

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Welcome 2010 co-chairs!

Dr. Debra Bowers, St. Louis Park Schools superintendent, will join Kelsey Reid as co-chair of Children First beginning July 1st. Dr. Bowers fills the slot held by Police Chief John Luse, who served as co-chair for two years, first with student Michael Jacobs and this past year with Kelsey. Kelsey, who will be a senior…

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40 Assets Art Exhibit

40 Assets Art Exhibit – 2010 Enjoy a special exhibit of 40 paintings by 40 local organizations each depicting one of the 40 assets. The paintings were created by 100 artists ages 4 years through senior citizens. They are on display this summer at City Hall, 5005 Minnetonka Blvd. on the third floor. The project…

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Newest Asset Champs

Meet the two newest Children First Asset Champions, Karin DeZiel, who works in youth services for St. Louis Park Community Education and Carol Kvasnik, director of volunteer services for Sholom Community Alliance. They join 140 other community members in the Asset Champions Network committed to making St. Louis Park the best place on the planet…

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Welcome new Asset Champions!

More than 140 people have been trained as Children First Asset Champions. The 34 people in this photo are members of the Youth Development Committee (YDC). They were trained as Asset Champion during their retreat over the MEA break. Students range in age from 9 to 18 years. The group also included some adults. Thanks…

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