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Friday, April 13, 2018
ACTION Park Rapids Lakes Area is a community group gaining momentum 90 days at a time.  Every three months the group meets to update each other and start new ninety-day plans.  These work sessions bring businesses, nonprofits and area clubs together to work towards goals in 8 key areas: Education, Health, Youth, Seniors, Business, Volunteers, The Arts and Basic Needs.  Everyone is welcome, bring ...read more
Categories: Arts/Culture, Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Event, General News Article, Health/Wellness, Human Interest
Friday, April 13, 2018
Calling all Minnesota entrepreneurs, inventors, researchers, and small business owners interested in competing for $475,000 in seed money: Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon wants you to know about an incredible opportunity for Minnesotans working on the next breakthrough business venture: MN Cup. The MN Cup is an annual new venture competition is for Minnesota entrepreneurs, researchers ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Economic, General News Article
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Hubbard In Prevention & Park Rapids School Upcoming Community EventsFarm to School Community Family Fun Event Monday, April 16, 2018  4:30 PM - 5:30 PM  Park Rapids Century School Sample Fresh Local Foods!  Highlighted Produce:     - Spinach     - Strawberries/Blueberries Nutrition information, community health, one vegetable, one community, physical activity and music by Kirk Brock.Next ...read more
Categories: Event, Human Interest, Community, Education, General News Article, Health/Wellness
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Park Rapids: A MN GreenStep City? “Park Rapids: A GreenStep City?” To learn more, come to the free program Thursday, April 19, 6 pm at Northwoods Bank in Park Rapids.  Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Park Rapids Area, Mellissa Birch, Central Coordinator for Clean Energy Resource Teams, will be the featured speaker.  Light refreshments will be served. Starting in 2007 with ...read more
Categories: Education, Health/Wellness, Community, Economic, Event, General News Article, Human Interest
Wednesday, April 04, 2018
Coming Events/Calendar Items D1 Kids Club Support GroupA support group for young people with type 1 diabetes and their families to better manage this chronic condition. Join us for learning activities, games, and fun. Call Tia at 218.255.3684 for dates and times. Free Occupational Therapy ScreeningsCHI St. Joseph’s Health offers FREE occupational therapy screenings for children birth to 12 years ...read more
Categories: Community, Event, Human Interest, Education, Health/Wellness
Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Hello Members, We are reaching out to you on behalf of Amy Klimek who is organizing a fundraiser for the Landquist family.   As most of you know, Michael Landquist, Junior at Nevis High School, was involved in a serious car accident on Tuesday, March 20.   Information regarding this benefit is attached, please read the proposal letter and contact Amy directly if your business would like to ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Health/Wellness
Monday, March 26, 2018
The Nemeth Art Center will hold a Spring Membership Drive Dinner April 21st, 2018. An "Asian Market" meal will be prepared by local chef Megan Handke (executive chef, Wonewok) and the event will take place at Bogey's Bar in Park Rapids. Music will be provided by Kirk Brock and attendees will have a chance to win an original piece of art by acclaimed photographer Wayne Gudmundson, along with a ...read more
Categories: Arts/Culture, Community, Event, Human Interest
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