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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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Become an Asset Champion!

Join the 250 Asset Champions who have committed to bringing out the best in St. Louis Park youth. Become trained as an Asset Champion! The training provides background about Children First and the importance of the 40 Developmental Assets research. During this interactive session, participants have plenty of time to develop ideas to apply to…

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4,000 ice cream cones!

The weather cooperated Sunday and a record crowd consumed 4,000 Sebastian Joe’s and kosher ice cream cones from Lunds & Byerly’s. Thanks to everyone who made the 23rd Annual Children First Ice Cream Social presented by Citizens Independent Bank a success. People may have come for the ice cream, but they stayed for the entertainment,…

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