[Minnesota Rising Dispatch] August 2014

[#mnrising Dispatch] August 2014 It’s that time of year again for the Great Minnesota Get Together officially known as the Minnesota State Fair! Featuring cheese curds and countless food items-on-sticks, the Giant Slide and other carnival rides, and more booths and vendors than you can visit in 12 days annually, ’tis the season for bringing … Continue reading

[Recommended Reading] 6 surprising trends about Minnesota’s millennials

Minnesota’s Millennials are on the rise, and Minnesota Compass has all the details. In their Buzzfeed-esque report below, find “6 surprising trends about Minnesota’s Millennials!” 6 surprising trends about Minnesota’s millennials by Craig Helmstetter and Jane Tigan, Compass Project The millennial generation (currently age 14-33), also known as generation Y or the echo boomers, has … Continue reading

Accepting Applications: Minneapolis Hub of Global Shapers Community

Ready to make a change within yourself and your community? The Minneapolis Hub of the Global Shapers community invites you to do so alongside them! Their application phase is currently open and runs through September 19. Team up with them to do some global good in your own neighborhood! MINNEAPOLIS HUB APPLICATIONS OPEN AUGUST 22ND … Continue reading

You’re Invited: Habitat for Humanity – Raise A Glass For Tomorrow

This weekend, Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity Young Professionals invite you to Raise A Glass For Tomorrow. Hosted at Town Ball Tavern at Target Field, event proceeds will support Habitat’s mission to eliminate poverty housing from the Twin Cities. Get your ticket today for delicious food and beverages, a silent auction, and great local music! … Continue reading

Feels the light

Copyright: gucio_55 / 123RF Stock Photo “Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.”  -Rabindranath Tagore

Accepting Applications: Apply to be a 2015 Bush Fellow

It’s a big question, but if you’ve got a big idea, consider sharing it with the world, starting with the Bush Foundation! The Bush Fellowship is accepting applications for its next round of funding to support innovative and inspired changemakers across Minnesota, South Dakota, and North Dakota. Read on for more details and ready your … Continue reading

You’re Invited: Twin Cities Women’s Choir Fall Open Rehearsals

Got a song in your heart and just need to sing it? Join the Twin Cities Women’s Choir at their Fall Open Rehearsals for a chance to belt out some beautiful tunes. TCWC is a non-audition choir, so all you’ve got to do is show up and sing! We’re preparing to kick off our 18th … Continue reading

You’re Invited | CAAL PowerTalk: What’s Culture Got to Do With Power?

The Coalition of Asian American Leaders (CAAL) invites members of the diverse ethnic groups in the Asian Minnesotan population to explore issues of culture and power. The second in the series of CAAL PowerTalks, What’s Culture Got to Do With Power? will feature the stories and insights of Yvonne Cheung Ho and David Mura. Register … Continue reading

You’re Invited | The Arts: The Lifeblood of Culture

Torch Community invites you to their annual Arts event “The Arts: The Lifeblood of Culture.” Featuring Jeff Prauer of the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, you’ll hear about the impact of the arts on our economy and community while sitting inside the beautiful Cowles Center space. Register today to learn how the arts serve as the … Continue reading

To return

Copyright: panupong1982 / 123RF Stock Photo “We change not to “get better” but to return to who we were all along.”  -Sheryl Paul

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