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Sep 18th

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Projects aiding the poor strengthen mentoring ties

Participants in the Big Brothers Big Sisters “Beyond School Walls” program will donate 18 hand-made blankets to homeless families and their children at People Serving People in Minneapolis. As part of a service learning project, mentors (Bigs) from Comcast and mentees (Littles) gathered at the KIPP: Stand Academy to create tie quilts from fleece donated by Comcast’s St. Paul headquarters.

After working together to create the blankets, Bigs and Littles participated in a scavenger hunt for which they researched local homeless shelters to learn about the services they provide, who they serve, and what their mission is. Using the information they learned, the group voted on which shelter would receive their donation.
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Library examines Asian cultures through food traditions

Library examines Asian cultures through food traditions Asian Americans make up approximately six percent of Hennepin County residents. The largest groups are Hmong, Vietnamese, Asian Indian and Chinese. Asian celebrations are centered around food and Asi...
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Minnesota celebrates Mexican independence and culture

Minnesota will celebrate the Bicentennial of the Independence of México and the Centennial of the Mexican Revolution in festivities that include the famed Marimba Nandayapa, performing as part of the ...
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MayDay Fundraiser MayDay

MayDay Fundraiser MayDay The Haiti Rebuild Fund presents a Mayday Fundraiser featuring Chicago Blues Singer Barbara LeShoure, Wain McFarlane and Stu Blue & Company on Sunday, May 2, 2010, 8:00 PM @ The Red Sea, 320 Cedar Aven...

We must teach our children about gun violence

We must teach our children about gun violence As parents we teach our children not to speak to strangers, to look both ways before crossing the street, not to use drugs and other common sense practices. But we don’t teach them how to avoid being...
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