February 2017

We transform human life through parks

February 22, 2017 by Tom Evers

Parks have the power to connect us, heal us, and make us whole. The Minneapolis Parks Foundation believes in the power of parks to transform human life. Minneapolis is a world-class city because we value city parks as integral to the human experience and we have fostered a legacy of philanthropy since the earliest days......

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Next Generation of Parks™ event: Experience designer Mark Johnson’s powerful perspective on waterfront renewal, March 9

February 16, 2017 by Chee Xiong

7:00-8:30pm, Thursday, March 9 Walker Cinema, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis FREE • Tickets available from the Walker beginning 6pm the night of the event Minneapolis Parks Foundation’s timely Next Generation of Parks™ event is presented by Minnesota Public Radio and co-hosted with the Walker The Minneapolis Parks Foundation and the Walker Art Center are co-hosting.....

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Parks Foundation welcomes new and returning Board Members

by Janette Law

NEWS RELEASE Stuart Ackerberg, Dan Avchen, Paul Bauknight, Barbara Bencini, Jocelyn Hale, Mark Heithoff, Mary McCarthy, Paul Reyelts and Rich Varda were elected to three-year terms Minneapolis, Minn. – The Minneapolis Parks Foundation announced that its Board of Directors elected four returning members at its annual meeting, February 14. The returning Directors – Stuart Ackerberg,.....

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Introducing Chee Xiong, Communications and Administration Assistant

February 14, 2017 by Janette Law

We welcome Chee Xiong to the Minneapolis Parks Foundation as our Communications and Administration Assistant. Chee will be the creative force behind our social media and support the administrative team. Chee joined us by way of the Ackerberg Group, U.S. Bank, and Bonicelli Kitchen (as their pasta maker!). He is a passionate story teller and.....

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