Browsing Archive: August, 2012

What I Know 8-29-12

Posted by SAP Community Foundation on Wednesday, August 29, 2012,

It’s a beautiful day outside, a little warm, but nice to be back at the 3rd Place for my Wednesday office hours. Since the Foundation has taken over management of the space, we have some new co-office people to add to the old and it looks like we’ll be able to keep the space open for people who need an inexpensive office situation as well as for community meetings, etc. With our lightweight folding tables we can even clear enough floor space to handle a small yoga class ...


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What I Know 8-23-12

Posted by SAP Community Foundation on Thursday, August 23, 2012,
Your traveling correspondent is writing from a train on its way to Seattle where I will hop a flight back to St. Paul. My summer has included a fair amount of traveling for business and pleasure - this latest was a drive to Portland to help my daughter get situated in her first off-campus digs. I finally got the chance to become acquainted with Ikea and I leave with some confidence that my junior has adequate veneered birch furniture for her newly painted abode.

While in Portland, I stayed wi...
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What I Know 8-8-12

Posted by SAP Community Foundation on Thursday, August 9, 2012,
I'll start with the slightly disappointing news that we did not reach our fundraising goal for the StAP coffeetable photo book in the short two month window given by the online site we used. It was tough to get people interested during the summer and when we did start to gain some momentum, the site itself didn't function properly. Hopefully, everyone who donated got a notice from Indiegogo with a refund of their donation. If not, please contact me. The good news is that enough people showed ...
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What I Know 8-1-12

Posted by SAP Community Foundation on Wednesday, August 1, 2012,
We are heading into the month of vacations, August. We just said goodbye to our first relatives passing through on the way to the family lake place. It's a ritual that goes back a long way and it's one we enjoy. You get a chance to catch up with  cousins, their kids and grandkids, all who've grown a foot or two since you saw them last. Their faces are lit with that fun combination of excitement and apprehension as they anticipate the dynamics that will soon evolve in the woods. They will reco...
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Jon Schumacher - Executive Director Hi, I'm Jon Schumacher, the Executive Director of the Saint Anthony Park Community Foundation. The Foundation's role is to understand our community needs, bring people together to help find solutions and then support their implementation. I am the point person for that and the blog is my way of keeping my board and neighbors up-to-date on all that is happening around District 12.