Elle Babington Steele, author of “Run Your Race: How to Keep Going When Life Wears You Out” and “No Flowers Without Rain: The Value of Adversity” returns to Minneapolis August 8 from 9am – 12pm for her new inspirational seminar titled Know Your Worth.
Staff from the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office — prosecutors, victim advocates and others –will participate in National Night Out (NNO) events throughout the county on Tuesday, August 4.
[caption id="attachment_24943" align="alignleft"]Dr. Fayneese Miller, Keynote Speaker[/caption][caption id="attachment_24944" align="alignleft"]Kim Nelson, Community Service Award Honoree[/caption]The African American Leadership Forum (AALF) will honor Kim Nelson of General Mills and Dr. Fayneese Miller, president of Hamline University, at its inaugural fundraising dinner.
[caption id="attachment_24785" align="alignleft"]Dances from the Dance Drama – Longing for Qeej (Photos Courtesy: Photographer Marie Ketring)[/caption]In kicking off the Bicultural Active Living Lifestyle (BALL) Campaign, Asian Media Access (AMA) and Iny Asian Dance Theater (IADT) join hands to showcase the first ever Hmong Dance Drama – “Longing for Qeej” to help the communities to recognize the beauty of the cultural exercises in Minneapolis and St. Paul.
[caption id="attachment_24738" align="alignleft"]"Photos of Hughes reprinted courtesy of the Hughes Family. "[/caption]Golfers from the upper Midwest will gather at Emerald Greens Golf Course in Hastings, on June 27 and June 28 to tee off in the inaugural Solomon Hughes, Sr. Golf Classic.
Open House community meetings scheduled in June and July for Riverview Corridor Pre-Project Development Study
[caption id="attachment_24736" align="alignleft"]riverviewcorridor.com[/caption]The Riverview Corridor Policy Advisory Committee will host three open house community meetings to seek comments on two elements of the Pre-Project Development Study. People attending the event are encouraged to learn about the draft Purpose and Need document and provide comments on the need for improved public transit in the Riverview Corridor. Attendees will be able to comment on potential transit routes and vehicle types being considered in the draft Universe of Alternatives.
[caption id="attachment_24734" align="alignleft"]nextdoor.com[/caption]Social network allows city to communicate directly with residents city-wide or in specific neighborhoods
The City of Minneapolis recently partnered with Nextdoor (www.nextdoor.com), the private social network for neighborhoods, to improve citywide and neighbor-to-neighbor communications.
[caption id="attachment_24688" align="alignleft"]canstockphoto[/caption]Minnesota Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman is urging consumers to beware of doing business with Internet payday lending companies that are unlicensed in the state.
[caption id="attachment_24686" align="alignleft"]stockvault.net[/caption]On Saturday, June 27, dentists and team members from more than 300 Aspen Dental practices in 31 states will open their doors to provide a day of free dental care for thousands of veterans. Veterans can sign up by calling 1-844-AspenHMM to schedule an appointment in advance at a participating office in Aspen Dentals in: West St Paul, Coon Rapids, or Brooklyn Center.
[caption id="attachment_24650" align="alignleft"]If you take good care of your car this summer, it will take better care of you on your big summer road trip. Credit: Kai Brinker, FlickrCC[/caption]Dear EarthTalk: Summer is near and I am planning a big road trip. Do you have any tips for boosting my car’s fuel efficiency on long, hot drives? — Esther McCoy, Burlington, VT