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Many Minnesotans love anything on a stick (à la the Minnesota State Fair food extravaganza), so why shouldn’t celebration proclamations get the same treatment?

Louis James  Roehl

Since Maple Grove Hospital opened at the end of 2009, over 1,700 boys have been born at the Birth Center.

Maple Grove’s self-proclaimed “upscale thrift store”, Earth Exchange, gives customers discounts for their donations (think Goodwill with a Plato’s closet twist). Depending on the quantity and quality of merchandise, you can receive a coupon for up to 50 percent off in the store.

Get all dressed up, grab your friends, and head to Girl’s Night Out on October 2, an annual fundraiser that benefits Hope Chest for Breast Cancer. The organization provides funding for education, research and treatment for women in the Twin Cities who are fighting breast cancer.

Liz Schiller, owner of Juniper in the Shoppes at Arbor Lakes, offers suggestions for an on-trend fall wardrobe boost. The Southwest style is showing up in prints, graphics, colors and accessories this season.

Courtney Osborn at Airborn Extreme

It truly does take a village to raise a child and, in this case, that “child” is Airborn Xtreme.

Weaver Lake School House, District 44, 1911

There’s a little door on the south side of the Maple Grove Public Works building. Inside, Roger McHugh and a group of elder statesman of Maple Grove have created a treasure trove of city history.

Ever wonder what to do with corks when your bottle of wine is empty? Now you can take them to Houlihan’s in Maple Grove to be recycled.

After being closed for more than five years, World Market has come back to The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes. The store re-opened in the same location, and offers specialty food, wine, home and gift items.

After encountering a debilitating virus within their own family, Chad and Stella Roline are hosting a benefit concert to raise money for the STOP CMV Action Network.

The Wastebasket Revue variety show returned for its 47th year this spring to
raise money for graduating seniors in the Osseo Area School District. A
volunteer production, 300 district employees and friends participated on stage
and behind the scenes.

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