Browsing Archive: September, 2012

What I Know 9-26-12

Posted by SAP Community Foundation on Wednesday, September 26, 2012,

Last night was a busy one with three events that took me across a range of activities in our neighborhood. First was a showing of light rail station art hosted by the McKnight Foundation. At our two stations - Westgate and Raymond Ave – the art is being designed by Stanton Sears and incorporates different wheel imagery representing our history as a transit hub, from ox cart to railroad. It’s hard to tell what it will look like full-sized, but Sears is an internationall...


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What I Know 9-19-12

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

Fall is in the air, beginning to work its magic on the foliage and delivering the busy schedule I’ve come to expect as the summer collides with the school year. Even if you don’t have kids in school, it really seems like the start of the new year. Maybe we should change the calendar so this month is the first in the year rather than January. Anyone who wants to put that in the form of a constitutional amendment is welcome to go for it in 2013, seems like that’s the w...


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What I Know 9-12-12

Posted by SAP Community Foundation on Wednesday, September 12, 2012,

Finally, the rain. Not sure how it will affect crops, the corn is being harvested this week out in western Minnesota, so a little moisture probably doesn’t matter. As for the beans, I think the rain might help late season growth, but I’m quickly getting over my head in terms of ag wisdom, so I’ll stop there.

I want to include an immediate plea from our friends at the St. Paul Classic Cookie Company to help them reach their Kickstarter (online fundraising) goal befor...


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What I Know 9-5-12

Posted by SAP Community Foundation on Thursday, September 6, 2012,

The State Fair has shot off its final round of fireworks, the midway is packing it in, and families are back from their last long weekend for a while. Now, election season is at hand and once the conventions are over, the canvassing, door-knocking and phone calls will start in earnest. We may get tired of all the requests for time and money, but remember how important it is to exercise our democratic rights and how critical your vote will be this November. Don’t even think...


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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.