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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

After 36 years, still going strong

The Foundation celebrates its 36th anniversary today. It was on July 20, 1981 that a group of active residents and business leaders announced they were forming a community foundation to ensure the "ongoing vitality" of Eden Prairie. "With rapid growth and development will come additional needs, many of which the City itself will be unable […] Read More

How your generosity helps EP – and why it’s needed as much as ever

The phrase “We do better together” really fits the Eden Prairie Community Foundation well. It describes the power of many individuals pooling resources, each doing what they can, to accomplish great things. We’re a people-powered Foundation, and one of the ways you can help is to support our annual mid-year Century Giving appeal, which asks […] Read More

Another $15,000 raised for the Youth Initiative

A lot of generous people pulled together to raise more than $15,000 for the Foundation’s Youth Initiative at the 2017 EP Gives event held April 29 at Oak Ridge Conference Center in Chaska. Thank you, Eden Prairie! The funds will go to three programs that are important to the Foundation and to Eden Prairie: PROP […] Read More

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