Browsing Archive: December, 2012

What I Know 12-19-12

Posted by SAP Community Foundation on Wednesday, December 19, 2012,

Last blog of 2012…feels like a little break is in order for you, dear readers, and for me as well. A chance to refresh and renew the perspective. 

It’s been an eventful year, starting with the winding down of the light rail construction along University and ending with redistricting and a hard fought election. Now that the dust has cleared from both, we seem to have survived relatively intact. There was a lot more, of course, but maybe the best way to do a year-end look ...


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What I Know 12-12-12

Posted by SAP Community Foundation on Wednesday, December 12, 2012,
Seems like the date numbers are aligned correctly for this blog.  And the winter wonderland scenes have arrived, so let’s hope it’s a good holiday season for all. 

They will have to look a little harder for joy this year at Luther Seminary. Rick Bliese, their President since 2005 and Don Lewis, their CFO for about the same length of time have both resigned and interims have taken over. According to the news reports, the school has been losing money and the board felt the need to turn thi...


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What I Know 12-5-12

Posted by SAP Community Foundation on Wednesday, December 5, 2012,

December is on. The temp has dropped, there’s snow in the forecast, winter will come again…I think. Maybe not the traditional winters of our past, but something that at times will remind us of those.  I don’t know about you, but nowadays there is always a shadow on those conversations about weather we Minnesotans find so enjoyable. For me the all-purpose “that’s different” when referencing weather abnormalities now contains an unstated but increasing concern about...


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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.