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KELLY SMITH • @kellystrib

ST. PAUL

Center’s leader named

Habitat for Humanity executive Nancy Brady has been named president of Neighborhood House, the service center on St. Paul’s West Side for immigrants and the poor.

She is replacing Armando Camacho, who left the job last winter to take over Opportunity Partners. She will start June 2.

For eight years, Brady was vice president of resource development and communications for Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, where she launched a campaign to battle the foreclosure crisis and brought former President Jimmy Carter and Rosalynn Carter to Minnesota in 2010 as part of a Habitat work project.

Brady was capital director for Neighborhood House from 2003 to 2006, when she led the campaign to fund the Paul and Sheila Wellstone Center.

“The mission of the organization is in my heart,” she said.

KEVIN DUCHSCHERE • @KDuchschere

Brooklyn Park

Sheriff’s open house set

The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office will host an open house May 16.

The public is invited to come and watch K-9 and dive team demonstrations. There will be drug prevention and water safety education, fingerprinting and refreshments. Squad car and emergency vehicles will be on display.

Residents are also invited to bring in old and unwanted prescription medication for disposal.

The open house runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the sheriff’s enforcement services office, 9401 83rd Av. N. in Brooklyn Park. Go to www.hennepinsheriff.org for more information.

Shannon Prather •@stribshannon

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