Browsing Archive: November, 2013

What I Know 11-27-13

Posted by SAP Community Foundation on Wednesday, November 27, 2013,
First of all, Happy Thanksgiving! I think I've done this before, but I've been thinking of recent events or actions in the neighborhood, large and small, that remind me why I'm thankful to live here. 
  1. Tim Smith from Carter Avenue Frame Shop hired a muralist who just moved to town to paint a forest landscape on the side of his Como Ave building. Go check it out, it's beautiful.
  2. I met this afternoon with a group of Murray alums who want to organize their class to donate money to support the schoo...

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What I Know 11-20-13

Posted by SAP Community Foundation on Wednesday, November 20, 2013,

Tis the season…the Foundation's fundraising letters went out last week, alongside requests from many organizations seeking to continue their worthwhile and often critical services and programming to our communities. In this day and age of highly-tuned tracking, a donor to any cause will no doubt be inundated with requests from many other groups asking for support and it's challenging to decide who is most deserving of our charitable generosity.

How can one decide between large scale...


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What I Know 11-13-13

Posted by SAP Community Foundation on Thursday, November 14, 2013,

When last we communicated, I was ditching my blog and heading up to Wolfridge Environmental Learning Center in Finland, MN just up from the north shore of Lake Superior. That's where Murray Middle school has been taking a representative group of students for 30 some years or more if you throw in their time at a previous environmental camp. I know have talked about this before, but it is a place and opportunity I really value. First for the students, they are parts exceptional, curious...


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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.