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Champions Breakfast leadership gifts

Encourage others through your generosity. Provide a leadership gift for the seventh annual Children First Champions Breakfast. These gifts provide  funds encouraging breakfast guests. Leadership gift match other gifts dollar-for-dollar. This premiere event gives your organization exposure to St. Louis Park’s top civic leaders, business people and community members. Find out more by with this…

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Action Planning Sessions

Asset Champions are moving Children First’s bold strategic goals forward by participating in Action Planning Sessions during the month of January. Children First is intent on spreading its message throughout the St. Louis Park community. The goal is that by 2022, 4 out of 5 St. Louis Park households will know about the important role…

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Leaders join Executive Committee

St. Louis Park Police Chief Mike Harcey and St. Louis Park Public Schools Superintendent Astein Osei joined the Children First Executive Committee. An 11-year veteran of the St. Louis Park Police Department, Mike was named chief earlier this year following the retirement of John Luse. Mike has held a variety of positions including serving as a…

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Spring Newsletter

Check out the Spring Newsletter featuring the Children First Ice Cream Social presented by Citizens Indpendent Bank on Sunday, May 21 and the inspirational Champions Breakfast where the community really stepped up to support our kids. The Ice Cream Social will be the grand opening event at the new Recreation Outdoor Center (pictured here) at…

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Children First Ice Cream Social!

NOTE: We will be in the new Recreation Outdoor Center (ROC) the new covered, open-air facility at the St. Louis Park Rec — held RAIN OR SHINE. Join us for the 24th Annual Children First Ice Cream Social on Sunday, May 21 presented by Citizens Independent Bank. Click on the ice cream cone to get…

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New book features Children First

Children First and St. Louis Park are featured in Thomas L. Friedman’s new book, Thank You for Being Late: An optimist’s guide to thriving in the age of accelerations, which was released this past week. The author and New York Times columnist, grew up in St. Louis Park. As Tom considered the dizzying changes in…

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Everyone can build assets!

Asset #8 – Youth as resources During the summer Leo, 6 years, and Faye, 9 years, along with their mother deliver meals to older adults through Meals on Wheels. Leo and Faye look forward to it throughout the week. Every Wednesday they pick up meals from the Walker Senior Center in Minneapolis and are given…

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