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Thrift Shop Completes Refreshing

July 23, 2014 , ,

Our Assistance League Thrift Shop recently re-opened after two weeks of refreshing and renewing the shelves, walls, and carpeting.  Members spent many hours cleaning, dusting, re-organizing, and placing merchandise on the shelves and racks in time for the 10:00 a.m. opening on July 15th. The shop is spic & span and is a thrift shop like no other with its…

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Thrift Shop Spruce-up

June 23, 2014 , ,

Our Thrift Shop will be closed June 29 – July 14 for a big spruce-up and update. We realize that you loyal customers will experience Thrift Shop withdrawal, but you will be happy when the shop reopens on July 15th to see clean and sparkly walls, carpeting, and shelves. Assistance League volunteers will be putting in many hours to improve…

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Partnership with Mpls North HS

Assistance League was pleased to attend an Open House event recently at Minneapolis North High School for the new digital technology center. The center was completely refurbished in the last year, and equipped with state-of-the-art technology in large part due to a sizable donation from Assistance League. High school students are now able to gain current and marketable skills through…

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All Star Event at Maxfield Elementary School

St. Paul’s Maxfield Elementary School’s Academic All Star event was a wonderful success. Assistance League honored 76  Academic All Star students with shirts bearing the Academic All Star logo and recognized 20 students who demonstrated academic improvement with “Success” wristbands. Assistance League along with school administration and staff celebrated at an assembly that was led by the graduating 5th grade students.…

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New 2014-2015 Board Installed

May 18, 2014 ,

We welcomed the newly-installed Assistance League Board for 2014-2015 on May 13th at the Lafayette Club located in Minnetonka Beach, MN. This group of dedicated and enthusiastic women will serve the chapter well in the year ahead. During the next twelve months they will supervise the various chapter committees and will be the committee liaisons on the Board. With over…

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The 2014 Shining Star Award

May 13, 2014 ,

The 2014 Shining Star Award was presented to Amy Stark today at our Assistance League May Luncheon held at the Lafayette Club. This award is given annually to a member who has generously and consistently devoted time and talent to the chapter and is voted upon by all members. Amy, a member since 2010, has been on the Thrift Shop…

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New Website

April 18, 2014 , ,

How do we look?  We are so pleased to unveil our new website and to be able to share our enthusiasm for Assistance League with you through bright colors, meaningful pictures, links and documents. As you navigate the site, you’ll read about our terrific philanthropic programs, our dedicated volunteers, and our business and school partners.  A special shout-out to Trevis@manageinfinity for…

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Thank you Ashley Furniture

For over ten years, Ashley Furniture has provided trucking services for our Operation School Bell uniform clothing event.  Ashley is offering 35% savings on all purchases made in any of their Twin Cities store locations on April 25, 26, and 27th.  Hurry!! Five percent of the proceeds benefit Assistance League.  Thank you Ashley.

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Assistance League Honored for Make a Difference Day

On Thursday, April 10th, Assistance League received a $10,000 award for the Make a Difference Day All-Star. The award was presented by Matt Lauer, Savannah Gutherie, Jenna Bush Hager, and Jon Bon Jovi. On a national level, Assistance Leaguers rounded up a total of 113, 000 books for at-risk children. The books were donated to foster programs, schools, shelter, libraries,…

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