Old news is still good news!

I realized with Project Inspire that I am not the type of person who will follow through on weekly blogging. My new plan is to try to post something every month or so. Please feel free to submit inspirational stories that come your way and let us know why you find them inspiring. The one that I have chosen for the month of March is an oldie but a goodie (like many of Bon Jovi’s songs!) A few years ago, Jon Bon Jovi opened the restaurant Soul Kitchen. According to an article on it’s website, Soul Kitchen “redefines how the issue of hunger can be addressed. With no prices on...

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Be a Cancer MY WAY Fairy for a Day

At our Tuesday, March 19th Open Community Volunteer Time, our volunteers became Cancer MY WAY Fairies. We created 38 fun-filled eggs that were delivered to cancer patients by Todd and Malou Watterson on March 21st. Click on this link to view the photo album.

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Trash into Treasure – April 20th

Project KiDS, Boy Scout Troop #337, Girl Scouts Junior Troop #13928, Project Life-Cycle, and Project SecondLife are all participating in Tonka Green’s Trash into Treasure event on Saturday, April 20th at Minnetonka High School. Our groups will be collecting gently used bicycles, usable bike locks and training wheels for Project Life-Cycle, and linens of any quality for the PROP Shop and Southwest Animal Rescue. School and community groups throughout the Minnetonka area are coming together for the 1st annual Trash into Treasure event at Minnetonka High School on Saturday, April 20th...

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SecondLife for School Supplies Drive video posted!

SecondLife for School Supplies Drive from A Better Society. We are holding a drive for reusable school supplies. When: Sunday, June 3rd from 1:30 to 4:30 pm Where: Lake Ann Park, Chanhassen Who: Excelsior Elementary and Scenic Heights Elementary Navigator...

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Looking for bikes!

Dear Friends and Neighbors, In service of A Better Society, we are organizing a Bike Collection and need your help! We accept donated gently used bikes, helmets, and other accessories all year. Donated bikes that need minimal maintenance (tires pumped up, gears adjusted, and chain greased) can be more quickly redistributed to families in need. Bikes and accessories may be dropped off at A Better Society’s facility (1453 Park Road, Chanhassen) any Tuesday between 6-9pm or Saturday morning between 9:30-noon. If this date/time does not work, please contact us to set up a pick up or an...

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