Entry fees are $20 per adult, $10 per student, with a household cap of $50. Proceeds will go to Anoka-Hennepin schools to support literacy. Each school will receive proceeds in proportion to the number of participants from that school. Children who take part will receive a free book.
Registration forms are available at Anoka-Hennepin school offices. You can also register online at www.anoka.k12.mn.us/ahef. If you’ve got questions, call Tess DeGeest at 763-506-1105.
City of Anoka
Police to host pet vaccination clinic
The Anoka Police Department’s Community Service Unit will hold a pet vaccination clinic from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 13.
Owners should bring their pets to the animal containment center next to the Greenhaven Golf Course. Dogs and cats must be on a leash or in a pet carrier, and animals must be at least three months old.
A rabies vaccination will cost $11. Other vaccines that prevent a variety of illnesses, including Lyme disease, distemper and hepatitis, will be available. Costs range from $13 to $23 per vaccine. City pet licenses also will be available.
For more information, call 763-576-2850.
Elm Creek principal wins leadership award
Jim Meyer, principal at Elm Creek Elementary School in Maple Grove, has won the 2013 Leadership Achievement Award, sponsored by the Minnesota Elementary School Principals’ Association.
The honor recognizes principals whose leadership and efforts have made noteworthy contributions to improving education, their communities and their profession.
Cast a ballot in parks photo contest
The public can view and vote for their favorite snapshots in Brooklyn Parks’s first “Picture in the Park” photo contest. Photos are on display through April 1 at City Hall, 5200 85th Av. N.