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  • NAWBO-MN Nominates Three New Board Members
    3
    Oct


    NAWBO-MN Nominates Three New Board Members

    The National Association of Women Business Owners – Minnesota Chapter (NAWBO-MN) today announced the addition of three new Board of Directors.
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  • Insert Coins Partners with the Minnesota Vikings to Bring Interactive Nightlife & Gaming to the Metrodome
    20
    Sep


    Insert Coins Partners with the Minnesota Vikings to Bring Interactive Nightlife & Gaming to the Metrodome

    Insert Coins announced today that they are partnering with the Minnesota Vikings to bring their unique brand of Interactive Nightlife and Video Gaming to the Minneapolis Metrodome. A “miniature” version of their full nightclub location will be constructed inside the Gridiron Club that overlooks the Plaza that will add two 51” and four 32” High Definition Monitors equipped with video game systems that range from Classic Super Nintendo to the latest X-Box and Playstation Systems. There will also be three classic standup arcade games featuring nostalgic titles like Galaga and Centipede. The gaming space will be located inside the club. The space is targeted to be opened in time for the home game against the San Francisco 49ers on September 23rd, 2012.
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  • Keeping It Personal Presents The Refine Conference for Women
    7
    Sep


    Keeping It Personal Presents The Refine Conference for Women

     

    Keeping It Personal Presents The Refine Conference for Women
    Educational opportunities for Professional/Relationships/Emotional/Spiritual/Health&Wellness/Financial
     
    Who:                Keeping it Personal (KIP) is a personal growth and development company that provides life coaching to individuals and small groups.  KIP offers books, a blog and a daily Email tool to inspire and motivate people to live a focused life.
               
    What:               A two-day conference for women by women that mixes a choice of 16 relevant educational sessions with entertainment, networking and four catered meals.          
     
                            The goal of the conference is to create a community that leaves attendees feeling renewed, equipped, fulfilled, nurtured and encouraged. 
                            In a word – Refined.
      
                            The retreat offers educational workshops encompassing:
        • Professional Growth
        • Relationships
        • Emotional
        • Spiritual
        • Health & Wellness
        • Financial
                            Entertainment on Friday night is comedian Kerri Pomarolli
                            Ayiesha Woods ends the conference on Saturday night with a concert
                            For a list of all speakers, topics and schedule of events, please visit http://www.therefineconference.com
     
    When:               September 21-22 (Friday/Saturday), 2012
                            Friday: (1:30 PM – 9:30 PM)
        • Registration opens at 10:00 AM
        • Sessions begin at 1:30 PM
        • Dinner at 5:30 PM followed by keynote + entertainment
                            Saturday: (7:00 AM-10:00 PM)
        • 3 meals included beginning with breakfast at 7 AM
        • Keynote at 8:15 AM followed by sessions/lunch/sessions/keynote
        • Event concludes with musical concert
     
    Where:             DoubleTree by Hilton
                            7800 Normandale Boulevard,
                            Bloomington, Minnesota 55439
                            (952) 835-7800
     
    Cost:                Ranging from $199 - $299 dependant on early bird/group offers http://www.therefineconference.eventbright.com
     
    Why:                Teri Johnson, Director "Our desire is for women to walk away from these two days feeling renewed and encouraged, no matter where they may be on life's journey.  We assembled the tools, resources and community so attendees can refine their knowledge and network, thereby empowering them to purposefully move their life forward.” https://www.facebook.com/keepingitpersonal /
     
  • Sterling Cross Communications Welcomes aboard Little Tijuana Bar & Cantina
    15
    Aug


    Sterling Cross Communications Welcomes aboard Little Tijuana Bar & Cantina

    Sterling Cross Communications, a PR, Social Media, & Marketing firm announced today that they were named as the PR & Marketing firm of record for Little Tijuana Bar & Cantina. The much beloved eat street mainstay that is re-opening after a successful renovation and will now add a full service Bar to its location.
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  • Feed My Starving Children Calls for Volunteers in Urgent Drive to Pack 10 Million Meals by End of September
    9
    Aug


    Feed My Starving Children Calls for Volunteers in Urgent Drive to Pack 10 Million Meals by End of September

    Local hunger relief agency Feed My Starving Children is in need of additional volunteer help over the next two months.
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  • Sterling Cross Communications Welcomes aboard Insert Coin(s) Videolounge & GameBar
    1
    Aug


    Sterling Cross Communications Welcomes aboard Insert Coin(s) Videolounge & GameBar

    Sterling Cross Communications, a PR, Social Media, & Marketing firm announced today that they were named as the PR & Marketing firm of record for Insert Coins VideoLounge & Gamebar, a unique entertainment nightclub.
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  • Sterling Cross Communications Welcomes aboard Four New Clients for May
    30
    May


    Sterling Cross Communications Welcomes aboard Four New Clients for May

    Sterling Cross Communications, a PR, Social Media, & Marketing firm announced today that they were named as the PR & Marketing firm of record for Author & Speaker Lorelei Kraft, Standard Heating and Air Conditioning, Red’s Savoy Pizza, and Rodizio Grill. These clients have engaged Sterling Cross for a variety of services including; PR, Social Media, Online Reputation Management, and Mobile Marketing campaigns.
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  • Author Lorelei Kraft Releases Her New Book: Letting Go of Mommy Guilt
    25
    Apr


    Author Lorelei Kraft Releases Her New Book: Letting Go of Mommy Guilt

    Author Lorelei Kraft provides seven keys to sensible parenting that are based on first hand experience of being a single mom raising two children while building two multi-million dollar businesses. Delivered in inspiring and practical language, Kraft provides a roadmap to women who want to raise good kids without the guilt.
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  • Twin Cities Community Gospel Choir Presents An Olde Tyme Gospel Concert Honoring Our Mothers
    28
    Mar


    Twin Cities Community Gospel Choir Presents An Olde Tyme Gospel Concert Honoring Our Mothers

    The Twin Cities Community Gospel Choir (TCC Gospel Choir), led by Artistic Director Sandra Robinson Hodges, will present its Olde Tyme Gospel Concert on Saturday, May 5
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  • Whistleblower: A Q&A with Mr. Fixit for online badmouthing
    18
    Mar


    Whistleblower: A Q&A with Mr. Fixit for online badmouthing

    An online reputation management specialist explains what his firm does to help businesses deal with negative comments on the Web.
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  • Calhoun Square Holds Festival of the Last Minute For the Slacker in all of us
    2
    Dec


    Calhoun Square Holds Festival of the Last Minute For the Slacker in all of us

    Twenty local artists with unique gifts for sale from hand-blown glass, pottery, photography, mix media jewelry/accessories, handmade baskets, vegan cosmetics, soy candles, gourmet almonds, jams, jellies and so much more!
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  • Robert Robinson Presents his 2011 Holiday Concert - “Journey to Christmas”
    2
    Dec


    Robert Robinson Presents his 2011 Holiday Concert - “Journey to Christmas”

    Celebrate the holiday season with Robert Robinson as he performs gospelized carols and soulful interpretations of inspirational songs on a “Journey to Christmas”. Robert will be backed by an ensemble of talented musicians and singers and together they are prepared to inspire and warm your heart with music for the season!
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  • Healthcare Chiropractic Clinic Expands to Second Location Adding Capabilities and Staff
    1
    Dec


    Healthcare Chiropractic Clinic Expands to Second Location Adding Capabilities and Staff

    Dr. Huy Nguyen, owner of Healthcare Chiropractic Care announced today that on Saturday, December 3rd he will host an Open House at his new Brooklyn Park clinic location located at 5820 74th Ave, N, Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
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  • Sterling Cross Communications Welcomes aboard Three New Clients for December
    1
    Dec


    Sterling Cross Communications Welcomes aboard Three New Clients for December

    Sterling Cross Communications, a PR, Social Media, & Marketing firm announced today that they were named as the PR & Marketing firm of record for Minneapolis based Bay Island Incorporated, Zenbox Izakaya Restaurants, and Healthcare Chiropractic Clinics.
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  • The 22nd Annual Coffee Festival to Happen November 19th, 2011 at Calhoun Square
    11
    Nov


    The 22nd Annual Coffee Festival to Happen November 19th, 2011 at Calhoun Square

    The 22nd Annual Coffee Festival - November 19th, 2011 at Calhoun Square

     
    What:                                  The 22nd Annual Coffee Festival www.calhouncoffeefest.com 
     
    When:                                Saturday November 19th, 2011 from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
     
    Where:                               Calhoun Square
    3001 Hennepin Avenue
    Minneapolis, MN 55408 (ramp parking available)
     
    Cost:                                 $10 purchase of collectable mug available at Coffee Festival or in advance at Kitchen Window. Free access to Comedy Sportz included with mug purchase. Shows are at 1:00 p.m. and 1:45 p.m.
     
    Partners:                           Kitchen Window, a Calhoun tenant for 25 years, will help host over 30 stations devoted to coffee and brewed beverages at its two level location. 
    House of Charity – Proceeds from mug sales directly benefits this nonprofit whose mission is to feed those in need, house those experiencing homelessness, and empower individuals to achieve independence.
     
    Visuals:           
    §         Educational Seminars (Brewing Basics, Espresso 101, coffee and tea cupping)
    §         Learn techniques for coffee roasting
    §         Imbibe in coffee made from different brewing techniques
    §         Sample great foods inspired by coffee
    §         Learn the basics of Latte Art
    §         Prize drawings and special offers from participating vendors
    §         The latest in brewing equipment showcased
    §         The first 1,000 attendees will receive a $5 discount to be used at participating retailers and restaurants in Calhoun Square
    Kitchen Window                                                                                                                             
    Specializing in quality kitchen products from basic to gourmet, Kitchen Window has been ranked by houseware vendors as one of the best kitchen stores in the nation. Awarded 'Best Coffee Accessories' by a local lifestyle magazine, Kitchen Window supports Coffee Festival on a yearly basis by enlisting participants, sponsoring activities and providing opportunities for customers to meet many of the region's most popular coffee and tea vendors. They also provide a complete schedule of cooking classes. For more information, please visit www.kitchenwindow.com.
    Calhoun Square                                                                                                                                  
    Calhoun Square is an urban, indoor mall located in the heart of Uptown. For over 20 years it has served the Uptown area by offering a variety of unique shops, long-time restaurant favorites and commercial office space. By partnering with a variety of organizations and hosting events, Calhoun Square prides itself on being a gathering place for the community, and is happy to bring you Coffee Festival, their signature event. For more information, please visit www.calhounsquare.com
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  • Calhoun Square Announces Geetanjoli’s Expansion into Home Décor and Gifts
    13
    Oct


    Calhoun Square Announces Geetanjoli’s Expansion into Home Décor and Gifts

    Calhoun Square Announces Geetanjoli’s Expansion into Home Décor and Gifts

    New store to carry wide selection of Indian home decor
     
    Minneapolis, MN – Mary Kumar, Owner of Geetanjoli Sari Fashion, announced today that Friday, October 28th, 2011, will launch the grand opening of India Home Décor and Gifts by Geetanjoli.  An expansion of their sari fashion store located across the mall hallway, they remain located on the second floor of Calhoun Square
     
    This store will offer authentic handmade chairs, rugs, pillows, fire screens, frames, custom curtains and a wide variety of trunks, cabinets and screen dividers to accent and dress homes with Indian flair. A wide range of books and CDs on culture, health and spiritual knowledge will also be offered.
     
    “Everything we sell will provide its owner a small slice of joy. We offer colorful and exotic products to add ambiance to the home,” said Kumar.  “The Uptown neighborhood has a great appreciation of diverse culture.  Our goal is to let everyone take a little piece of India home.  We want shoppers to feel like a kid in a candy store so we’ve assembled a wide range of home goods to provide something for everyone,” concluded Kumar.
     
    A grand opening celebration will take place at the store beginning at 5:30 pm.  Traditional North Indian dancers and musician will perform throughout the night.    
     
    India Home Décor and Gifts by Geetanjoli offers a product line and customer help based upon first hand cultural experience.  A sister company of Geetanjoli Sari Fashion, they offer a wide line of gifts, cultural icons and home ware options.  For more information visit www.geetanjolisarifashion.com.  For a sample of some offerings visit http://www.flickr.com/groups/1750285@N25
  • Hart and Soul Herbal Launches New Calhoun Square Location
    13
    Oct


    Hart and Soul Herbal Launches New Calhoun Square Location

    Hart and Soul Herbal Launches New Calhoun Square Location

    Handmade lines of Sustainable Skin Care, Hydrotherapy and Aromatherapy
     
    Minneapolis, MN – Vanessa Hart Englund, Owner of Hart & Soul Herbal announced today that Saturday, October 29th, 2011 is the grand opening of her new store location.  Located on the first floor of Calhoun Square, Hart & Soul will begin as a kiosk located near the Hennepin and Lake entrance and will move to a permanent store location within Calhoun Square in the future.  Historically Hart & Soul has operated out of various farmers’ markets and other local venues in the northern suburbs. This will be its first permanent site.
     
    Hart & Soul creates and produces organic skin care, hydrotherapy and aromatherapy products.  With a core philosophy of drawing on the home remedies passed down from generation to generation, their goal is to create a non-toxic bathroom cabinet.  They create organic, vegan,kosher, gluten free and sustainable products.  None of the products contains syntheticfragrance or dye, and are also free of propyls, petroleum, lauryls, laureths, phthalates & parabens.
     
    “My product line, along with its aromatic benefit, is for healing skin issues, from dry skin to diseases of the skin,” said Englund.  “I’m thrilled to have a place to call home so my loyal customers can have daily access to my ever growing and customer driven product lines.  I feel at home in the Uptown area as it’s a part of town that places value on the way I create and market my products with a commitment and conviction to creating sustainable organic products.” 
     
    Whole body solutions beingoffered include: herbal infusions (including bug spray, deodorants, belly balm etc.), essential oils (including blends to help with concentration, cough and cold and relaxation, focus, eyes, ears as well as distinct scents such as clove bud and fir needle, castile soaps (shampoo and body bars that naturally balance ph levels in the skin), and hydrotherapy (products that increase blood circulation to reduce inflammation, arthritis, & other chronic pain).
     
    Hart and Soul Herbal creates, manufactures and markets skin care products.  Their goal is making products that use the least amount of steps between God and consumption. They use ingredients that are historic because of their gentle extraction method. They practice certified and sustainable means in all aspects of business.  They compose and package products with 100% organic materials and wrap with organic cellophane and label using ‘tree free’ Banana Paper. Follow Hart and Soul on Facebook or online at www.hartandsoulherbal.com.
  • HallowEve Festival at Calhoun Square
    13
    Oct


    HallowEve Festival at Calhoun Square

    HallowEve Festival at Calhoun Square

    October 29th, 2011
    What:                           HallowEve Festival
     
    When:                         Saturday October 29, 2011 from 1:00 – 5:00 PM
     
    Where:                        Calhoun Square
                                         3001 Hennepin Avenue
                                          Minneapolis, MN 55408
                                         www.calhounsquare.com
     
    Cost:                            Free
     
    Entertainment:           Teddy Bear Band will play two sets between 2:00 - 3:45 PM
    Visuals:                       
    ·         Costume Contests $1 registration, with donations benefitting Unicef
    X         Categories: ages 0-2, 3-10, 10+, and family
    X         Each winner will receive a $50 gift certificate from a Calhoun Square retailer
    ·         Receive Trick-or-Treating map for 50+ participating Uptown area retailers and restaurants
    ·         Craft Station: Kids of all ages can create their own “Monster Mask.” Use paper plates and other basic art supplies to create one of a kind Halloween costumes.  Kids can also color their own Halloween-themed bookmark.
    ·         Photo Station: Digital photos of costumed kids shot in front of a festive backdrop. Parents encouraged to bring cameras.
    ·         Spooky Stories: Costumed ghouls will read haunting good stories to the kids at the top and bottom of each hour. 
     
    Calhoun Square                                                                                                                                  
    Calhoun Square is an urban, indoor mall located in the heart of Uptown. For over 25 years it has served the Uptown area by offering a variety of unique shops, long-time restaurant favorites and commercial office space. By partnering with a variety of organizations and hosting events, Calhoun Square prides itself on being a gathering place for the community. For more information, please visit www.calhounsquare.com
  • Katha Dance Theatre Reunites With Gospel Great Robert Robinson
    9
    Oct


    Katha Dance Theatre Reunites With Gospel Great Robert Robinson

    Katha Dance Theatre, the Twin Cities premier Kathak dance organization, announces today that they will collaborate again with distinguished Gospel singer Robert Robinson to create and perform an original program entitled EKAM: The Supreme Oneness.
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  • Calhoun Square Announces Lease Signing for Timberland Store and Opening of Euphoric Ambiance Massage Clinic
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