What is a Foundation Ambassador? An Ambassador to the Foundation is someone who is willing to educate themselves on the mission of Foundation 191 and help advance that mission by informing and directing others on our behalf. Simply put, an “in-the-know” community resource.
Happy Independence Day from all of us here at Foundation 191!Back to Top
We’ve completed another successful Dan Patch Days! Saturday morning we checked runners in for the 5k, Saturday evening you could find us selling tickets, and Sunday afternoon we were lined up for the parade. See you next year!Back to Top
Join Foundation 191 members in supporting Dan Patch Days on June 25th and 26th. Saturday you will find us helping register runners for the Dan Patch 5K Fun Run, Saturday evening with admission tickets to the Hairball concert, and on Sunday afternoon we’ll be third in line for the Dan Patch Days Parade, which begins at 1:00 p.m. and we will have plenty of treats for everyone.
If any of our current or past grant recipient would like to join us on the parade float or to walk the route, please contact Jennifer at email@example.com for more details. We would love to have our grant recipients walk the parade route with us! Foundation 191 is looking forward to meeting you all, and thank you for your support!Back to Top
Gordman’s, a new retail store in Burnsville, celebrated its grand opening by donating $2,500 to Foundation 191, a non-profit organization which enhances, enriches and expands educational opportunities in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191.
“One of the core values of our organization is community service, and we focus much of our attention on schools,” said Jason Baker, executive store manager. “Every time we enter a new area, we partner up with the local school district.”
Owner Jeff Gordman presented the check to Stephen Fiebiger, president of Foundation 191, during a ceremony on April 1 at the store located in Burnsville Center. In addition, customers have the option of donating $1 to schools when they make purchases at the store.
“The generous donation by Gordman’s will help Foundation 191 provide opportunities to students in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District they would not otherwise have available,” said Fiebiger. “It’s great that Gordman’s has invested in the community by investing in our kids’ education. We’re happy to have them as a partner and look forward to a long-term relationship.”
Baker said another aspect of the partnership is a program that they call Adopt-a-School. Through the program, Gordman’s employees volunteer time at a local elementary school. Sky Oaks Elementary School in Burnsville was selected and Baker said that store employees may begin volunteering there soon.
Gordman’s, a home fashions and apparel retailer based out of Omaha, NE, is opening its first stories in the Twin Cities.Back to Top
An anonymous donation of $15,297 to Foundation 191 is being used at Vista View Elementary School in Burnsville. The donation increased another $5,000 through a matching grant program from General Mills. “It was directed for use at Vista View Elementary School. The intent was for it to be used on long-lasting purchases so it can be used over and over,” said Foundation 191 President Steve Fiebiger.
Foundation 191 is a not-for-profit organization that works to expand educational opportunities in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District.
Vista View Principal Susan Risius told the School Board at the April 2 meeting the money was used to buy technology pieces for the school and each department was given some money to buy books or other supplies. Specifically, one 77-inch SmartBoard, one 63-inch SmartBoard, three LCD projectors and 220 sets of books were bought. “The purchases are affecting the whole school at Vista View,” Fiebiger said. “It has a broad and long-range impact.”Back to Top
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