In August 2017, Susan Elwer officially launched Hands & Feet with her husband, Eric.
Erin Hente had more in mind than building a successful business. “It’s not so much about just having businesses in the area, it’s about contributing to our community,” says Hente, owner of Maple Grove’s NTY Clothing Exchange and Children’s Orchard.
If you are looking for meaningful gifts for your closest friends and family and want to support a good cause, check out the JustGifts Market, an annual gift market hosted at St. Barnabas Lutheran Church. This local event supports international and local humanitarian projects.
Carol Schreiber is an outdoor enthusiast and regional park advocate whose passion for parks and nature has never waned. A Plymouth resident of 24 years, she has been on the board of the Three Rivers Park District Foundation for three decades, and she has been the acting foundation president for the last two years. Her passion for the parks aligns with the foundation’s mission: to connect everyone to the wonders of the parks.
Brooklyn Vetter had every intention of leaving the Midwest. Born and raised in South Dakota, she studied sociology and women’s studies at Minnesota State University, Mankato, and was itching for a change. Some travel? Maybe. A change of scenery? Definitely. That is, until, she found herself at a resource fair, intrigued by the St. Joseph Worker Program right here in Saint Paul. So much for a change of scenery. Instead, she experienced a surprisingly life-changing year.