January 2016

General Mills commemorates 150th anniversary with $3M “birthday gift to Minneapolis”

January 27, 2016 by Janette Law

NEWS RELEASE Lead gift made to the RiverFirst Campaign at the site of General Mills’ early beginnings as a company Minneapolis, Minn. – The Minneapolis Parks Foundation today accepted a $3 million “birthday gift to Minneapolis” from the General Mills Foundation in the form of a three-year lead corporate contribution to the RiverFirst Campaign. Ken.....

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Park Board moves forward on funding referendum

January 21, 2016 by Tom Evers

Last night at its regular meeting, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board of Commissioners voted to ask the City of Minneapolis to put a referendum on the 2016 ballot. The referendum would ask Minneapolis voters to increase property tax revenue for neighborhood parks. The Minneapolis Parks Foundation supports the action taken by the Park Board.....

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