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Volunteers, Students Activate Super Powers to Fight Hunger

Volunteers, Students Activate Super Powers to Fight HungerOn Thursday, March 25, 2009, students and staff from JJ Hill Montessori School and Hallie Q. Brown Community Center staff and Board Members ducked into phone booths, changed into capes or masks and faster than a speeding bullet, delivered food from JJ Hill to the Hallie Q. Brown Food Shelf as a part of a month-long campaign against the “forces of hunger.”

The effort was the creation of Brande Kraft, a Saint Paul Public Schools Discovery Club group leader at JJ Hill and her students, working with Hannah Ellis, Manager of Volunteerism and Quality Assurance for Hallie Q. Brown. Kraft and her group of students (third thought sixth graders) adopted the Food Shelf in 2009 as part of their school service learning project. Their goal was to show young people that they can make a difference in the world. So motivated were Kraft and her students that they were able to get the entire school involved for the month of March.
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Sabathani Senior Center to offer assistance in filing Homestead Property Tax / Rent Rebate claims in April

Sabathani Senior Center in collaboration with AARP will offer assistance to community seniors in filing their homestead property tax or renter rebate tax forms.

According to Georgia Marinkov-Omorean, S...

Cub Foods presents Cub4Kids Easter event

Cub Foods presents Cub4Kids Easter event Parents and their children are invited to hop on over to their local Cub Foods store Saturday, March 27 for a “meet and greet” with the Easter Bunny. Kids may enjoy free treats and special holiday act...
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Latino Midwest News wins national award

Latino Midwest News wins national award The National Association of Hispanic Publications presented the Jose Marti Publishing Gold Award to Latino Midwest News, Saint Paul, Minnesota, for “Outstanding Front Page Design” during the recent 25...
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Terry Tempest Williams to headline Hamline's Annual Mahle Lecture in progressive Christian thought

Terry Tempest Williams to headline Hamline's Annual Mahle Lecture in progressive Christian thought Renowned author, speaker, and activist Terry Tempest Williams; will keynote Hamline University's annual Mahle Lecture in Progressive Christian Thought, “Finding Beauty in a Broken World,” which is al...
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