Browsing Archive: August, 2013

What I Know 9-28-13

Posted by SAP Community Foundation on Tuesday, August 27, 2013,

Did somebody say, “where are the hot summers of our past?” Could have been me, I guess, but boy, has summer come back in a big way. It’s a bit unfortunate for the state fair as I can imagine more than a few might think twice about visiting in these temps. But, the show must go on and there is a lot to do, so let’s hope the impact isn’t too severe. 

Speaking of the state fair, did anyone else catch notice of their plans to remodel Heritage Square and put a big trans...


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What I Know 8-21-13

Posted by SAP Community Foundation on Thursday, August 22, 2013,

Refreshed and renewed I return to my blog.  And it finally feels like summer just in time for the state fair. There is a brief period after you get back from being on a vacation when you look at your own surroundings with tourist eyes. Our neighborhood compares very well with some of the lovely spots we visited. 

Walking down Como Avenue with beautiful flowers everywhere. My walk starts at the library where the Garden Club’s creativity and care are in full display, carries...


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What I Know 8-7-13

Posted by SAP Community Foundation on Wednesday, August 7, 2013,

Beautiful fall day out there after some serious weather last night. We just got nipped by the storm, but it looked like there was damage and power outages in the southern and western suburbs. Luckily for us, the city effect seems to push storms north or south when they hit the metro. 

After my last blog, some of those on the group email commented in a slightly sarcastic tone about my suggestion that it would be shorter than usual (I’m talking about you, Townley.) So, this one will definitely...


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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.