Monday, February 28, 2011
Sunday, February 27, 2011
Saturday, February 26, 2011
Friday, February 25, 2011
Gary Huusko, a patent attorney legally married to another attorney, is one of the nicest guys in our Eagan Rotary club. Gary and his wife, Laurie, were having a grand time at the Eagan Rotary Art Gala. Based on their smiles, I wonder what they were up to?
Thursday, February 24, 2011
Mary Gruber, registered nurse, helped create the Women's Heart Advantage screening program through Health East Care System 6 years ago. She and 8 other nurses and a nutritionist offered free heart health screenings at Byerly's grocery store on Saturday, one of 8 Twin Cities locations this month. February is "Go Red for Women" heart month!
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Monday, February 21, 2011
This snow pushing guy must have been on a lunch break because he was gone when I drove past again on my way back to my office after my lunch last week.
Sunday, February 20, 2011
Saturday, February 19, 2011
Friday, February 18, 2011
Primrose School already held their groundbreaking on January 26. Their school will focus on early childhood education for children from 6 weeks of age through preschool along with before and after school-age programs. They hope to open in mid-July!
Primrose School of Eagan
4249 Johnny Cake Ridge Road
Eagan MN 55122
Thursday, February 17, 2011
A city parks employee recently discovered bold graffiti damage to the pavilion shelter at Thresher Fields Park in northeast Eagan. The spray paint clean-up is estimated to cost $3,000.
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Monday, February 14, 2011
Julie Annette, a local Eagan artist, posed among her oil paintings featured at the 23rd annual Eagan Rotary Art Gala fundraiser. Over 325 guests gathered at the Eagan Community Center for the black-tie optional event with live music, hors d'oeuvres, silent auction bidding on over 200 items, dinner, musical entertainment performed by the "Grace Notes Trio" and lastly a live auction of seven large items. This charitable event funds the Eagan Rotary Club's local, national and international projects and grants!
Sunday, February 13, 2011
Maybe like many husbands, I picked up my wife's Valentine's Day card just two days in advance. A special card for each of our three daughters also landed in the Hallmark bag from Ravey's Hallmark Shop at Cliff Lake Center. I'm sooo glad they still had some good cards left!
Saturday, February 12, 2011
Friday, February 11, 2011
Annie Young paints with acrylic colors, runs triathlons, works full-time and laughs with humor and grace from behind the dark glasses of a blind person. She invited me to her art filled home to pick up her two art donations for Eagan Rotary Club's art gala fundraiser. Annie posed with two other works, "Sleeping Beauty" which hangs over her fireplace and "The Occupation," an emotionally inspired American Flag, done after saying goodbye to her second son on his second deployment back to Afghanistan.
Thursday, February 10, 2011
A fan posed with Phil Keoghan, the Hollywood celebrity host of TV's reality show, "The Amazing Race." Phil promoted his film about his heroic bike journey from Los Angeles to New York City on Tuesday night at the Regal Eagan 16 movie theater on his 10 city America tour world premier. Phil's dad from New Zealand, his best friend, a retired cop and others helped him complete the 3,900 mile bike adventure which raised over $500,000 for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. He pedaled 100 miles daily for 40 days. It's an inspirational, must-see movie!
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
The Eagan Valley Dental Center provided free dental care on Friday, February 4 which was the annual, national "Give Kids a Smile Day" in the USA. Dentist Glenn Perkins and 10 of their other clinic staff donated their time and talents to help 30 low-income kids on that community service day.
Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Tami Phillipi's Fast Frame shop welcomed artist Shane Anderson for a commemorative poster signing. He held his featured St. Paul Winter Carnival acrylic painting commemorating the 125th anniversary of St. Paul's big, fun tradition.
Monday, February 7, 2011
Brent Cory, the executive director of the Eagan convention & visitors bureau, and his fun office staff (Mike, Debbie, Denise & Roberta) posed with their office promotional car in front of the Eagan Community Center. Bright blue shirt clad Brent is also an Eagan Rotarian and Secretary or our club.
Sunday, February 6, 2011
Saturday, February 5, 2011
Friday, February 4, 2011
Thursday, February 3, 2011
As a Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Minnesota independent agent, I was able to get into one of several secured corporate offices for this photo, namely the River Park I building at 3400 Yankee Doodle Road. BC/BS is a major employer in Eagan and a health insurance giant in Minnesota.
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
The Best Western Dakota Ridge Hotel at 3450 Washington Drive has an usual water fountain in their lobby, a comfortable place to sit and relax. February 1 is the City Daily Photo blog community's theme day.
Theme = "water fountain"
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