Browsing Archive: September, 2014

What I Know 9-24-14

Posted by SAP Community Foundation on Wednesday, September 24, 2014,
Let me start by thanking everyone who came to the Foundation's 15th anniversary celebration at the Urban Growler last Friday night. The size of the crowd - several hundred is my best guess - caused some access issues, and the need to move the music inside due to the weather made for some muddled sound, but the overall goal of bringing the community together in celebration for 15 years of supporting our non-profit organizations and initiatives seemed to be very well-served. 

As someone who was ...
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What I Know 9-17-14

Posted by SAP Community Foundation on Wednesday, September 17, 2014,
This is a big week for the Foundation. Friday night is our 15 year anniversary event and we are looking forward to welcoming many neighbors and friends to the Urban Growler Brewery from 7-10pm to help us celebrate. As the executive director, I have a natural bias for the good that this organization has done and will continue to do with the support of this community. That said, I don't think there is a segment of our neighborhood left untouched by the work of the Foundation.

We have been a part...
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What I Know 9-10-14

Posted by SAP Community Foundation on Wednesday, September 10, 2014,
Mark your calendars for Tuesday, Sept.16 6:30-8pm, Olson Campus Center of Luther Seminary. That's when the St. Anthony Park Area Seniors (formerly known as the Block Nurse Program) will present the results of an in-depth and long-needed study to understand the preferences, aspirations and service needs of older residents in our neighborhood. Working with the Wilder Foundation, SAPAS conducted a series of focus groups in the district with post-50 yr old neighbors and the businesses/orgs that s...
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What I Know 9-3-14

Posted by SAP Community Foundation on Wednesday, September 3, 2014,
I attended a presentation last night at Hamline University sponsored by Ramsey County Attorney John Choi's office entitled, "How We Raise Our Boys. It featured Ted Bunch from the organization A Call to Men, who talked for an hour and a half about the way our male children are brought up and socialized by our society. Much of the content would probably not surprise you. I think most of us are aware of the "Boys don't cry...man up...don't show your emotions" stereotypes that still are taught ...
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About Me


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.