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Hennepin County Sheriff's Office shares community engagement video for Somali-Americans

Hennepin County Sheriff's Office shares community engagement video for Somali-AmericansThe Hennepin County Sheriff's Office released a new video aimed at strengthening relationships between law enforcement and the Somali community. The video discusses the public safety responsibilities of the Sheriff's Office, opportunities for community members to connect with the Sheriff's Office, and describes the Sheriff's Community Engagement Team (CET). The video is approximately six minutes long and the narration is in the Somali language.
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Jazinae Patterson: Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities 2015 Youth of the Year

Jazinae Patterson: Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities 2015 Youth of the YearOn Thursday, January 22 Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities with the help of a panel of judges selected Jazinae Patterson from Southside Village Club as the 2015 Twin Cities Youth of the Year.
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Minnesota African American Heritage Calendar to celebrate 2015 honorees

Minnesota African American Heritage Calendar to celebrate 2015 honoreesThe Minnesota African-American Heritage Calendar Award Committee (MAAHC) is hosting an awards ceremony to unveil its 2015 calendar and its honorees.

The celebration takes place Friday, Jan. 30 at Progressive Family Life Center, 1505 Burns Ave., St. Paul. The celebration takes place from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The event will have several artists performing including Gevonee Ford, Sam and Valerie Butler and Family and S.W.A.G. Teen Praise Dancers.
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West Broadway Improvement District begins operations

West Broadway Improvement District begins operationsThe start of the New Year marked the beginning of implementation of the West Broadway Improvement District (WBID).

West Broadway Business and Area Coalition officials say ongoing services on West Broadway, the primary commercial corridor in north Minneapolis, will have a positive and long-lasting impact on both the neighborhood and the larger community of Minneapolis. Residents, business owners and visitors have already noticed the difference made after the first rounds of litter pickup and poster removal undertaken by WBID crews.
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Senior Community Services' HOME chore program expands as Neighborhood Involvement Program ends senior services

Senior Community Services' HOME chore program expands as Neighborhood Involvement Program ends senior servicesNonprofit Senior Community Services (SCS), which operates the state's largest chore services program for seniors, has acquired a household chore program serving Minneapolis seniors from Neighborhood Involvement Program (NIP), which ended direct client services Dec. 31.
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Mattie Davis: A example of excellence

Mattie Davis: A example of excellenceMattie Davis loves and cares for people ... all people.

When someone is in need, she does what she can to help. She lives in Booth Manor, a senior high-rise across the street from Loring Park that houses 275 hundred elders, including an enclave of Russian immigrants. It troubled Davis seeing seniors who were alone during the holidays.
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Mother Dorothy Williams celebrates 98th birthday

Mother Dorothy Williams celebrates 98th birthdayMother Dorothy Williams celebrated her 98th birthday Jan. 14.

A birthday celebration in her honor was held on Sunday, Jan. 11 at New Hope Baptist Church, 712 Bradley St., St. Paul. She was born in Kansas City, Kan. Jan. 14, 1917.
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