People Who Give Back

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

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

Leaders who are helping us become great

Everyone has an opinion about leadership and what makes a great leader. If that were not the case, the business management section of your local bookstore would suddenly get smaller. We might not agree on exactly what qualities make a great leader, but I’m pretty sure we know one when we see him or her. […] Read More

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OUR VISION: Enhancing the quality of life for all who live and work in our community.

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