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Continued: West news briefs: Benefit for the Westonka Historical Society March 23

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  • Last update: March 12, 2013 - 4:26 PM

City Hall of Fame seeks nominees

The city of Golden Valley is seeking nominees for its Hall of Fame, which honors people affiliated with the city who have made contributions to the community. Current members of the hall include musician and conductor Philip Brunelle, grocery store entrepreneur Don Byerly, civil rights activist Gleason Glover, war hero and civic volunteer Robert Provost and international home cooking icon Betty Crocker.

Nominees must have lived or worked in the city at some point. Forms are available online at, at City Hall at 7800 Golden Valley Road, or at Brookview Community Center at 200 Brookview Parkway in Golden Valley.

The nomination deadline is March 22.


St. Louis Park

Class on Medicare at Lenox Center

“Medicare Topics You Need to Know” will be the topic of a Senior Program class to be held from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Thursday, March 28, at the Lenox Community Center, 6715 Minnetonka Blvd. in St. Louis Park.

The class is for Medicare beneficiaries or those caring for someone who is.

For more information, call 952-928-6444 or go to

Fall prevention class registration underway

“A Matter of Balance,” an award-winning eight-week class designed to help seniors avoid falls, begins April 4.

Co-sponsored by the St. Louis Park Senior Program and Park Nicollet Successful Aging Initiative, the class helps seniors prevent falls by learning exercises to increase strength and balance and promote physical activity. It will be offered at the Lenox Community Center, 6715 Minnetonka Blvd. in St. Louis Park.

Register for the program now by calling 952-928-6444.


City celebrates 20th year of volunteers

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Plymouth’s volunteer program, 20 volunteers from the past 20 years will be recognized this year.

Nominations will be accepted until March 29. To nominate a volunteer, go to or call 763-509-5230. Nominees must be an individual, family or an organization that has been or is a current city volunteer contributing at least 100 hours.

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