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In loving memory Olive E. Willis

In loving memory Olive E. WillisOlive E. "Ollie" Willis went home to be with the Lord on April 17, 2009 in Minneapolis, MN.

Olive was preceded in death by her husband Dorsie Willis of the "Brownsville Raid" fame. Olive had no children but had many nieces, nephews, and friends who loved her dearly. Olive's sister Roma Batsell also preceded her in death. They were always together. To know Ollie was to love her.

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Reps. Hayden and Champion to host Spring National Night Out

Reps. Hayden and Champion to host Spring National Night OutState Rep. Jeff Hayden, DFL-61B and State Rep. Bobby Joe Champion, DFL-58B will host the 1st Annual Minneapolis Violence Prevention Spring Gathering on Saturday May 2nd, 10 am to Noon at the Sharon Sayles-Belton Center, Minneapolis Urban League, 411 E 38th St. Minneapolis MN 55409. Hayden and Champion have invited Minneapolis residents from across the city to come participate in this community event.
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Howard Zinn’s “Voices of a People’s History” brings light to great Americans

Howard Zinn’s “Voices of a People’s History” brings light to great AmericansWar, ravage, killings, murder; those are the words we hear on the news; whether it’s in reference to Afghanistan, Iraq, Africa or even our own neighborhoods.  These words were not used, however, at the O’Shaughnessy Auditorium during the 3rd annual Arts for Peace Fundraiser for the Nonviolent Peaceforce, Voices of a People’s History by Howard Zinn.
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Ellison to host Arts Education Forum celebrating high school artists

Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Congressman Keith Ellison (D-Minneapolis) will host his 2009 - 5th Congressional District High School Arts Education Forum on Monday evening, May 11th, from 6-8 p.m. in the GAIA Building at the Perpich Center for Arts Education (PCAE), 6125 Olson Memorial Highway (Hwy 55) (1 mile west of highway 100) in Golden Valley.
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Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery offers hope to families in need

Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery offers hope to families in needTucked away in a quiet corner in Golden Valley, MN is a safe haven and beacon of hope for many. The Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery is the only residential nursery in Minnesota and one of only 20 in the country. The nursery has assisted families for 26 years in Hennepin County. It has built a great reputation, which has allowed for the nursery to build trusting relationships.
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The City of Minneapolis taking applications for free wireless for local nonprofits

Minneapolis City officials announced last week another benchmark in how the effort to make Minneapolis a wireless city is going to bridge the digital divide. The City is seeking applications for 100 “Wireless Community” accounts, which are free wireless Internet accounts intended for nonprofit organizations that provide free computer access to the public. The free “Wireless Community” accounts are one of the tangible community benefits that resulted from the City of Minneapolis’ contract with USI Wireless, the company that is constructing a wireless network to blanket the entire city.
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Bridging announces residential furniture pick up program

Bridging Inc., a Twin Cities non-profit organization that distributes free furniture and household goods to people in need, recently launched its pick up program for residents in the seven county area of Minneapolis, St. Paul and surrounding suburbs.
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