FOR Parks making ceremonial presentation Thursday night to city Parks and Recreation Commission.
Thursday, February 9, 2012
Submitted by Nancy Robbins, volunteer for FOR Parks: The Friends of Roseville Parks (FOR Parks) is pleased to announce at the Roseville Parks and Recreation Commission meeting at 6:30 p.m. today (Thursday) the group will present a ceremonial check for $50,000 to the commission. This sum represents fundraising efforts by the group over the past two or three years. The money will be split between enhancing the interior of the Harriet Alexander Nature Center and updating the Lake Bennett fountain aeration system. With this latest donation, FOR Parks (formerly the Roseville Central Park Auxiliary) has raised more than $330,000 since its inception more than 40 years ago. The group's mission is to promote the development and maintenance of …
Peggy's Boutique, FOR Parks house tour, HANC holiday craft fair coming up
Moving to a new neighborhood can be fearful or fun. I opted for the latter. After 40 years as a Crocus Hill resident in St. Paul, the move to Roseville might have been daunting. I could have said, "I don't know anyone here" and hunkered down. But my new neighbors were so welcoming that there was no nostalgia for my former digs, and I was soon enmeshed in Roseville events, organizations and good times. Let me tell you what's coming up that will keep me busy through November and into early December. I hope you all will partake. One of the many positives about being a Roseville resident is that my commute to Peggy's Holiday Boutique is about a mile instead of eight miles through traffic. At 9 a.m. Saturday, throngs will be lining up at the …