Browsing Archive: August, 2014

What I Know 8-27-14

Posted by SAP Community Foundation on Wednesday, August 27, 2014,
Let's start this week's blog with a brief reflection on the changes to the State Fair west entrance. I did post a longer review on the listserv which many of you have perhaps read, so I don't want to belabor this. To synopsize the listserv conversation, I think most people were generally positive about the changes once you got inside the fair, but some were less then enthused about the new Buford entrance. It felt a little like there wasn't alot of thought put into the actual approach/entranc...
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What I Know 8-20-14

Posted by SAP Community Foundation on Wednesday, August 20, 2014,
Tomorrow is the opening day of this year's State Fair and that usually means a big crowd. I know of a number of people in the neighborhood who try to schedule their vacation during fair time to avoid the traffic and noise. We aren't always here for the festivities, but after 33 years or so in the community, I still haven't grown tired of the "Great Minnesota Get-together" because it is just that: people coming from all over the state and region to celebrate all of our wonderful resources in a...
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What I Know 8-13-14

Posted by SAP Community Foundation on Wednesday, August 13, 2014,
I know you're all eager to know that my vacation was was well spent and so let's get the small talk out of the way immediately: it was. Relaxing, refreshing, reflective, recreational, renewing...can't think of any other R words, oh yeah, Relatives! All good, thanks for asking.

This afternoon I will attend a party for neighbor and friend, Paul Fate, who is retiring as head of Common Bond after 7 years. Under his leadership, the organization has grown dramatically serving more people with afford...
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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.