Browsing Archive: May, 2014

What I Know 5-28-14

Posted by SAP Community Foundation on Wednesday, May 28, 2014,
The Foundation board announced its Spirit of the Park Award winner for 2014, or should I say winners: Julie Glowka and Cindy Thrasher, for their longterm leadership of our annual 4th in the Park Parade & Picnic. This is their final year as they hand it off to some younger neighbors, led by Jeanne Hansen, Emma Seeley and Josh Becerra. Like Julie and Cindy, Emma and Josh grew up in the Park and Jeanne has married into the Hansen family, a crew that has deep roots in many aspects of our neighbor...
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What I Know 5-21-14

Posted by SAP Community Foundation on Wednesday, May 21, 2014,
A lot of news to report, let's start with the demise of the Spider Tree at the elementary school. For those who are in mourning, you have my condolences. For those to whom that means nothing, it was a favorite tree which was more than just a tree. It was a home, a clubhouse, a meeting spot, shelter and in some ways a dear old friend. One of the six limbs cracked off at the base exposing rot and making the rest of the tree a danger. As I write, it is being taken down, but thanks to the good fo...
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What I Know 5-14-14

Posted by SAP Community Foundation on Wednesday, May 14, 2014,
Nice to be back, although my time spent in Portland is always enjoyable. My daughter's graduation made it especially fun, but a city full of great food, drink and art within a couple hours of mountains, vineyards and the ocean is pretty hard not to like. Still, it's good to get back home and just in time for the New Standards concerts co-hosted by Music in the Park/Schubert Club and the Saint Anthony Park Community Foundation in honor of our respective anniversaries.

They were great shows, wit...
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What I Know 5-7-14

Posted by SAP Community Foundation on Thursday, May 8, 2014,
I'm in Portland celebrating the graduation of my youngest from college, but I do want to remind everyone of the special Mother's Day concerts (4 & 7pm) this Sunday, May 11 (I'll be back in time.) The Foundation is partnering with Music in the Park Series and the Schubert Club to bring the New Standards to the UCC Church to celebrate our combined 15th and 35th anniversaries respectively. The Mayor will be there, Maria Jette will be performing with the group, and Bugle Editor, Kristal Leebrick ...
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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.