West news briefs: Edina Rotary seeks host families for students

  • Updated: February 28, 2013 - 9:21 AM

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Rotary seeks host families for students

The Edina Rotary Club is looking for six families to open their homes to two international students for three to four months over the course of the 2013-14 school year.

The students, who are part of the North Star Youth Exchange, go through orientation and will take part in Rotary Club events through the year.

To learn more, go to www.northstaryouthexchange.com or contact Heather Hansen at 612-366-0051 or at heather@parkwood.net.


Art center plans teen art show

The Edina Art Center is sponsoring a juried teen art show through March 27.

The opening reception is from 5-8 p.m. Thursday.

The art center is located at 4701 W. 64th St. in Edina.



Chamber hosts 5K fun run

The Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Chamber of Commerce is hosting a 5K run March 16.

The 2013 Jake O’Connor’s Luck o’ the Lake 5K Fun Run will take place at 9 a.m. starting at the Excelsior Brewery. The event, which will be a fundraiser for the chamber, costs $25 to enter or $35 after March 14. The fee will include a T-shirt, race bag and complimentary beverage.

Go to www.startribune.com/a2058 for more details or to register.


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