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Want more Eden Prairie volunteers? ‘Pull a Henry’

Here’s the secret to successfully attracting and nurturing volunteers or new club members, according to author Jill Fox: “Pull a Henry.” The “Henry” in this case refers to Henry Ford, the Ford Motor Co. founder who is credited with developing the assembly-line technique of mass production – in his case, producing automobiles. You don’t need […] Read More

What You Can Expect at the 2017 EP Gives

If you’re attending our 2017 EP Gives event on Saturday, April 29, we have an exciting evening for you. Oak Ridge Conference Center in Chaska is a fantastic new venue for this annual Foundation event, and we’ll take full advantage by offering great hors d’oeuvres, drinks, socializing, a one-hour program, coffee and dessert, and dancing […] Read More

We’re trying to make you an Eden Prairie volunteer

What makes a community great? Ask around and you’re likely to get a wide range of answers. A young parent is going to put good schools near the top of the list. An outdoors lover is going to use parks, lakes, open spaces, and trails as a measure. A senior citizen might cite easy access […] Read More

The trifecta of volunteering: It helps you, your community, your company

April 23-29, 2017 is National Volunteer Week, and in my community it’s also EP Gives Week. Both are designations meant to promote and show appreciation for volunteers and their tremendous impact on our quality of life. It’s pretty hard to argue against the concept of volunteering. After all, it makes your community and the world […] Read More

Party with purpose at 2017 EP Gives

You might call the Foundation’s annual EP Gives event a party with a big purpose. The socializing, appetizers, drinks, dessert, and dance band make it a great night out. But EP Gives -- brought to you this year by title sponsor Starkey Hearing Technologies -- is also impactful, as proceeds help fund the Foundation’s many […] Read More

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Mark Weber, executive director of the Eden Prairie Community Foundation.Mark Weber has been the executive director of the Eden Prairie Community Foundation since October 2013. In this role, he enjoys meeting with Eden Prairie residents, and being an active member of the community. If you’d like to connect with Mark, call him at (952) 949-8499 or email him. You can also read Mark’s full biography.

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