Your organization can recognize a young person in April

The Caring Youth recognition is a wonderful opportunity for local organizations to recognize young people who exhibit the spirit of caring and concern for others. Now in its 21st year, local organizations of all types are of welcome to participate. And it’s easy. You decide which young person to recognize on behalf of your organization….

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Empty Bowls event on March 4

Join the community in supporting those whose bowls are empty during this awareness and fundraising event for STEP, the local food shelf. The Empty Bowls event is on Tuesday, March 4, at the St. Louis Park Recreation Center, 3700 Monterey Drive. Stop by for lunch between 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. or dinner between 4:30…

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Check out these opportunites

Arts, Awareness & Action: Joining together to end povertyFebruary 6thPlan to attend this gathering on February 6, 7-9 p.m. at Union Congregational United Church of Christ, 3700 Alabama Ave. This is an upbeat, arts-driven, solution-focused event that tackles the goal of ending poverty by 2020. Beginning at 7 p.m. there will be an open house…

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Rotary Clubs and SLP youth

St. Louis Park has two Rotary Clubs, both who have long-term commitments to supporting St. Louis Park young people. The Rotary Club of St. Louis Park (known as the noon club) provided the impetus for the creation of Children First. A stir was caused by the speech of one of their members, Carl Holmstrom, who…

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Dr. Wagner recognized for service to youth

Dr. Mary Wagner, a family practice doctor with Park Nicollet Clinic and the volunteer medical director for Central Clinic received the Gil Braun Community Service Award from The Rotary Club of St. Louis Park. Dr. Wagner received accolades for her work with Central Clinic which provides free physical and mental health services for St. Louis…

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Community Events & Info

Sounding Out!Fifth Annual Teens Alone Homeless Youth SummitWednesday, October 21st, 6:30 pmEisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7 Join Teens Alone for a Special performance by the Mainstreet School for Performing Arts followed by an Ice Cream Social. $10 at the door. Teens Alone provides free and confidential counseling and services year round for youth and…

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Increase Your Cultural Competency with featured speaker Syl Jones Friday, November 13 7:15 – 9 a.m. Eden Prairie’s Education Center 8040 Mitchell Road, Eden Prairie Our community is changing and blooming with new cultures that can enrich all of our lives. Challenge your attitudes toward cultures other than your own through self-reflection and courageous conversations…

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St. Louis Park shows its pride

St. Louis Park participated in the Reinventing Minnesota’s 25th anniversary Minnesota Community Pride Competition. Award winners were named on September 6th at the Minnesota State Fair with the Lilac Park/Beehive Restoration winning the top prize in the Natural Resources/Environment Parks category. Children First’s 40 Asset artwork project received an honorable mention in the Arts &…

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