Giving Back

Dave Philp of Waconia believes that the giving-back gene can be found in all of us. We all have an interest in helping someone less fortunate. “If we all make a little bit of a difference, it will make a big difference,” he says.

 Two Friends of the Eden Prairie Library, Pat Wassink, left, and Elaine Anderson, at the Eden Prairie Library.

Think about the last time you visited your local library. What do you love best about it? The welcoming easy chairs, perhaps? The Internet access? The rich collection of books? Public libraries are an institution almost as old as civilization, and many of us take our libraries for granted.

EP Gives is May 3 at the Green Acres Event Center in Eden Prairie.

Buy your tickets now for the Eden Prairie Community Foundation's annual EP Gives event on May 3 at the historic

When the Chanhassen Fire Department started participating in the American Lung Association’s Fight for Air Climb in 2011, the station’s fitness coordinator John Williams thought it would be a great way to raise money for a good cause while helping build camaraderie and working towards fitness goa

“Best-kept secret.” After the Eden Prairie Community Foundation’s new executive director, Mark Weber, heard those words uttered about the foundation on three different occasions during the same day, it reaffirmed his goal to increase the organization’s visibility.

Staying warm in this winter weather has been a challenge—just imagine not having a winter jacket.

Tick-tock is the sound many moms hear in the back of their minds when they look at their teenage daughter and see what appears to be their little girl turning into a young woman right before their eyes.

Education and enrichment opportunities aren’t just for children. With seniors staying healthier longer, retirement years can provide a chance to learn and grow as well.

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