MOORHEAD CENTER MALL TO HOLD BIG EVENT THIS SATURDAY
On Saturday, September 17 from 10-4 Moorhead Center Mall halls will be lined with over 25 vendors offering everything from handcrafted gnomes by Martha Wheeler to Square 1 Wood Design by Kevin Erickson. The Old School Boutique and The Red Banty Boutique will be offering women’s clothing. Both Honeygrove Handcrafts and Kelly’s Kollectibles offer unique homemade crafts including jewelry, socks, scarves and more. Other vendors include Scentsy, Color Street Nails, Usborne Books and Activities, to name just a few. There is indeed something for everybody!
For the visitor’s enjoyment a stage has been set up in the courtyard, where, The Senior Follies will be performing selections for their production of “Spamalot.” Nattie Jean, a Singer-Songwriter based out of North Dakota, will be performing with her father on guitar at 12 Noon.
Also performing at 2 p.m. will be Rachael Ianiro, Singer, Songwriter & Minnesota Musician.
Additionally, the mall stores will be offering terrific sales.
Kreps Family Farms Coffee Corner will offer homemade baked goods galore.
PICKaBOB Barbeque Foods will have their grills blazing to serve you barbeque ribs, kababs, wings plus polish brats with all the fixings.
CAPLP RECEIVES GRANT FROM OTTO BREMER TRUST
MOORHEAD – The Otto Bremer Trust (OBT) has awarded CAPLP-Lakes & Prairies Community Action Partnership an $80,000 grant to continue Whole Family programming. This award is part of $14,684,680 in grants and program-related investments made by the OBT as part of its most recent grantmaking cycle.
The Whole Family Program builds family well-being by intentionally and simultaneously working with children and the adults in their lives together. As children, parents, and families grow and change across their lifespan, Whole Family aligns opportunities to help families achieve their dreams.
So far, CAPLP’s Whole Family Program is serving six families and a total of 21 people. All families have children enrolled in our Head Start program and a few are also working with our Career Connect program and our Housing team. The collaboration across programs within our agency assists families across multiple aspects of life so they can find success. Our CAPLP team works together to provide support and guidance to families with the hope and intention of ending generational poverty in each family.
BONANZAVILLE TO HONOR AREA FIRST RESPONDERS
WEST FARGO – Bonanzaville and the First Responders Appreciation Night committee set out to honor first responders for their daily sacrifice. Area first responders and their families are invited to join us at Bonanzaville from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on September 22nd for a fun-filled family evening. Attendees enjoy a walk through the pioneer village, door prizes, bouncy houses for the kids, music, dancing, door prizes, and fun! All free of charge to honor their commitment to our community’s safety and well-being.
M STATE SELECTED AS NEW HOST OF REGIONAL SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER
MOORHEAD – Minnesota State Community and Technical College has been chosen as the new host of the West Central Minnesota Small Business Development Center for a three-year period beginning January 1, 2023.
M State was selected for its proven commitment to business development, existing resources, large geographic and demographic footprint, and established partnerships with regional businesses and industry.
“I am absolutely confident that Minnesota State Community and Technical College will do an excellent job of providing the residents and small business clients in the region the very best consulting, training and business assistance available,” wrote Bruce Strong, state director of the Minnesota Small Business Development Center Network, in his congratulatory letter to M State.
The center will be headquartered at M State’s Moorhead campus, in an accessible office and meeting area that will be open full-time during normal college hours, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
PROPERTY ASSESSMENT REVIEWS TO OCCUR IN SELECTED NEIGHBORHOODS
MOORHEAD – The City of Moorhead Assessing Division will be conducting residential property reviews in selected neighborhoods in the coming weeks. Please notify others in your home that clearly identified City assessors may be walking around, viewing and taking photos of your properties exterior.
Property reviews help the City Assessor determine current and accurate property values as required by the State of Minnesota. An interior inspection ensures the most accurate valuation.
To schedule an interior inspection, or if you would like to confirm any data regarding the interior of your home in lieu of a physical interior inspection, please call the Assessor’s Office at 218.299.5310. Please also call us with any other questions about the assessment process.
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LIBRARY TO HOST JINGLE DRESS PERFORMANCE AND PRESENTATION SEPTEMBER 24
MOORHEAD – Join your library to learn about the significance of the Jingle Dress to local Native people, including the history of how it came to the Ojibwe by a dream, why it is considered a healing dress and how the Ojibwe gifted it to other tribes.
“Dancing Into the Future” will be held at the Moorhead Public Library on Saturday, September 24 and will feature a presentation of four Jingle Dresses, dance demonstrations and a drum circle. Artist Christy Goulet will host the program and will give a detailed oral account as well as answer audience questions. She is a tribally enrolled member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa. This program will be offered free-of-charge and open to the public.
CONCORDIA SYMPOSIUM TO FOCUS ON ENGAGED CITIZENSHIP
MOORHEAD – Join the Concordia community as we discuss “Engaged Citizenship” at this year’s Faith, Reason, and World Affairs Symposium, Wednesday, Sept. 21. Most events are held in Memorial Auditorium on campus.
This symposium is designed to engage the campus and local community in conversation and action around democracy and democratic citizenship. We will practice engaged citizenship through interaction with people and ideas that are diverse and relevant to our evolving world as we commit to further understanding about what it means to be an engaged citizen.
Speakers include Dr. Richard Guarasci, president emeritus, Wagner College; Dr. Eric R. Schmidt, political science teaching fellow; Will Kuball, deputy director, Candidate Services MN DFL Senate Caucus; Levi Bachmeier, Republican Party of ND District 13 chair; Rachel Stone, Moorhead School board member and founder of P’s & Q’s Etiquette; and Rep. Heather Keeler, MN State House District 4A.
All sessions for the symposium are free and open to the public. For a complete schedule visit ConcordiaCollege.edu/Symposium.f