360 Communities’ network of five Emergency Food Shelves and two Family Resource Centers provides immediate aid to individuals and families and gives them access to resources to help them reach long-term self-sufficiency. Each year, more than 13,500 people benefit from this vital service. Family Resource Centers in Burnsville and Rosemount serve as open, welcoming places for community members to gather, work with volunteers and staff, and plan their individual paths to success. Melissa will speak to us about …
Maria Theresa Thoreson, Health and Nutrition programs, SNAP educator, Dakota County
This is a multi-faceted county program that provides nutrition education, making good food choices, building better food shelves, teaching nutrition assistance and food budgeting, healthy food access, school and child care nutrition, and providing a map and directory of food shelves and other resources. Maria will speak to us about …
Marcus Schmit, Second Harvest Heartland, Director of Advocacy
We know that ending hunger is not something we can do alone. Hunger-relief requires commitment, resources and action on all fronts, including the public policy arena. That is why Second Harvest Heartland is committed to advocating for programs and policies that get food and nutrition to those who need it most and feed as many as possible within our region. As one of the nation's largest, most efficient and innovative hunger relief organizations, we leverage our unique position to connect community voices, issues and stories with elected officials and public policy-makers in addition to mobilizing support for ending hunger. Marcus will speak to us about…
The PRIMARY Election will be held on August 14, 2012. It is important that
you vote on this date to affirm your choice of Sandra Masin and assure that she can be a
candidate in the MAIN election in November.
The 2012 Elections will be held on November 6, 2012.