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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

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

Why should businesses get involved in the Foundation?

Many business consider the local community where they operate to be a stakeholder – important to the company’s reputation and success. Are you one of those? If so, the Eden Prairie Community Foundation can be a vehicle for meeting and communicating with these local stakeholders. The Foundation welcomes businesses to be fund holders, donors, event […] Read More

‘We make a life by what we give’

Let’s face it: Everybody agrees that volunteer community service is a good thing, but not everyone commits to providing it. The volunteer rate in the United States for 2015 was 24.9 percent, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, down .4 percentage points from the previous year. All told, 62.6 million […] Read More

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