Mark Weber

Have your beer and help others, too

This is how sampling beer can help hundreds of people in Eden Prairie: You buy a ticket to 2017 Prairie Brewfest, which about 600 of you did on Saturday, Sept. 9. You sample craft beer and other beverages from 20 vendors, enjoy live music, and purchase a bratwurst or slice of pizza. In doing so, […] Read More

Giving back: Is it in your company’s DNA?

“If you want to see a city or town succeed, everyone has to pitch in,” says Jeff Williamson, vice president of Star Bank – Eden Prairie. That’s often viewed as a recipe for successful small towns, but it applies just as well to cities and suburbs. Williamson (pictured above) should know. He’s from a small […] Read More

We are a nation and city of immigrants

When dozens of Eden Prairie residents of Chinese descent gathered Sept. 2 to celebrate the founding of the Eden Prairie Chinese Association, they did so at Riley Lake Park, named for the 1800s family that farmed there, starting with Frank Riley. Also an immigrant. Frank was born in Ireland, and many of the residents gathered […] Read More

How our donors helped make summer camp more affordable

Making summer camps more affordable is a cause that’s easy for the Foundation to get behind. And so, over the past couple of years this organization has provided grants to Eden Prairie Community Education for summer camps that teach youngsters about giving back to their community and how to use their science, math, and technology […] Read More

Here’s your windshield tour of the Foundation’s impact

If you were taking a windshield tour of Eden Prairie to find projects that the Foundation has influenced or helped accomplish, you’d need to take plenty of time and expect to put quite a few miles on your vehicle. The Foundation has awarded more than 500 grants over its lifetime, and been fiscal sponsor to […] Read More

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