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Time on the Water

There is something special about spending time on the water. Just ask anyone who fishes; chances are, they’ll agree. And so, it makes sense that a nonprofit organization that takes military personnel on fishing trips as a way as way to say “thank you” is called Time on the Water. But there’s so much more […]

Earth Day 2016 in Minneapolis

Earth Day 2016 in Minneapolis

Earth Day 2016 – the 46th Earth Day – is happening on Friday, April 22. What started in 1970 has continued to evolve, and today is observed in 192 countries around the globe. As you can imagine, Minneapolis has a variety of activities and events to commemorate Earth Day every year, and this year is […]

2016 Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival

2016 Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival

The Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival opens on April 7 and runs through the 23, marking the 35th year of presenting Minnesota audiences with the best in international, independent cinema. This year, the festival — one of the longest-running in the nation — will expand beyond its home base at St. Anthony Main Theatre […]

14th Annual City of Lakes Loppet

14th Annual City of Lakes Loppet

By Lauren Andruss For some, the recent snow storm in the Twin Cities will call for indoor activities. For thousands of participants, spectators and volunteers, however, the snow arrived just in time for this weekend’s 14th annual City of Lakes Loppet Winter Festival, happening February 5 – 7. This three-day event has become a favorite […]

Millennials of Minneapolis

Millennials of Minneapolis

By Lauren Andruss Give. Get. Grow. That is the tagline for the newest premier networking group in Minneapolis. Started by University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire graduates, Becky Chang and Benjamin Moss, Millennials of Minneapolis strives to fill a gap in the networking and professional community in the Twin Cities. And what is that gap? “Being […]

Youth Fitness with Twin Cities in Motion

Youth Fitness with Twin Cities in Motion

Twin Cities in Motion (TCM) is the organization behind the ever-popular Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon, as well as 20 other local races throughout the year. The nonprofit organization has a mission of “inspiring fitness and wellness, one mile at a time, among children, families, individuals and corporations.” In fact, they put a very strong emphasis on their […]

Making It Happen: Hats & MIttens

Making It Happen: Hats & MIttens

Hats & Mittens was started 20 years ago by Rebecca Jorgenson Sundquist to collect hats and mittens for children in need. But the nonprofit does much more than that. It also serves to raise money and visibility for emerging charities and nonprofits in the community. Although their mission is “Friends gathering to celebrate the season and […]

Pay It Forward Thanksgiving

Pay It Forward Thanksgiving

Taher, Inc. is a local contract food service management company. Although based in the Twin Cities, the company provides K-12 school lunch management, campus dining, senior dining, business dining and catering, summer camp dining, and vending and office coffee services to clients in a growing nationwide footprint. And for the past four years at Thanksgiving, the […]

#SharePackage This Holiday Season

#SharePackage This Holiday Season

It’s hard to believe that the holidays are right around the corner, but they are. And many of you will contemplate ways to give back to others during this season. One way to give back to is by sending joy and excitement to children in the hospital. That’s what the Paper and Packaging – How Life Unfolds™ […]

Thanksgiving Day Runs for 2015

Thanksgiving Day Runs for 2015

Looking to burn a few calories and go out for a run before your Turkey Day feast ? Consider checking out one of these Thanksgiving traditions. Some are just for fun while others have a charitable component to them. All of them, however, offer a great way to get out and get some exercise on […]