January 2015

And the winner is …. !

January 23, 2015 by Janette Law

Big congratulations and warm thanks to Mark R., Gophers ticket winner and MPF sustaining Member-Donor! We couldn’t be happier for his sustaining support and he couldn’t be happier to win the tickets: “Go Gophers! Ski U Mah and Go Minneapolis Parks!” Mark told us. “Gopher Hockey is my most favorite team and I’ve never been.....

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Minneapolis Parks Foundation welcomes R.T. Rybak and Liz Hawn to 20-member Board of Directors

January 21, 2015 by Janette Law

NEWS RELEASE Minneapolis, Minn. – On January 13, 2015, the Minneapolis Parks Foundation named Liz Hawn and R.T. Rybak to its 20-member Board of Directors. Hawn, a community leader and philanthropist, and Rybak, former Minneapolis Mayor and Executive Director of Generation Next, assumed their three-year Directorships at the Parks Foundation’s annual meeting, when community leader.....

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Tom Evers speaks at St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, Tuesday, January 27

January 12, 2015 by Janette Law

Our own Tom Evers will kick off the 2015 weekly seminar series at the St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, better known as the Stream Lab. The weekly series, which runs January-April, features a hodgepodge of speakers from academia, government and industry espousing on topics related to the environment, geophysics, biological fluid mechanics and engineering. Which might.....

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A new look at the West Bank

January 5, 2015 by Janette Law

The St. Anthony Falls Heritage Board approved a fresh vision for the West Bank of St. Anthony Falls earlier this month. Called Changing Relationships to the Power of the Falls, the Interpretive Vision builds on a landmark 2009 vision for the St. Anthony Falls Heritage Zone, and follows a 2013 East Bank interpretive plan. Together,.....

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