ONAMIA -- Pearl Battered Women's Resource Center Benefit will be Saturday, March 25, at Grand Casino Mille Lacs.
Registration will be at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. Guest speaker Sharon Sayles Belton, mayor of Minneapolis, will speak at 7 p.m. A dance with entertainment by Jack Knife and the Sharps will begin at 8 p.m.
Dance only admission fee due at the door is $10, and it is open to the public.
The dinner/dance tickets are $50 (RSVP by Friday) to Pearl Battered Women's Resource Center, P.O. Box 42, Milaca, MN 56353. Call (320) 983-2901 and call Grand Casino Mille Lacs Hotel Room Reservations at 1-800-468-3517. (Discounts are available through Tuesday.)
Initiative Foundation announces $500,000 McKnight award
LITTLE FALLS -- The Initiative Foundation announced the arrival of a $500,000 McKnight Foundation award for investments in children, youth and families.
The Little Falls-based Initiative Foundation is a regional resource for grant making, economic development and community planning.
Projects eligible for McKnight awards include intergenerational efforts to strengthen families, youth opportunities for community development and community service, and initiatives that promote healthy children, youths and families involving parents and volunteers.
The Initiative Foundation also seeks projects that address barriers to economic development and promote sustainable community development and cooperation.
For more information, contact the Initiative Foundation toll free at 877-632-9255, or the Web site at www.ifound.org.
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