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Women’s Foundation of Minnesota Community Connect Event

Community Connect is an informal biannual gathering for community members from across the state to meet and find serendipitous connections to their next funder, accomplice, or co-conspirator. This event is not just for the outgoing and social—we’re confident it will be a meaningful and welcoming experience for extroverts and introverts alike.
When Jul 24, 2024
from 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM
Where Rochester Area Foundation 12 Elton Hills Dr NW, Rochester, MN 55901
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Learn more and register here: https://www.wfmn.org/events/community-connect-in-rochester/

 

 

 

 

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Two types of event information being shared in the following:

1. A list of Beam aware upcoming community events of all types. 

2. A list of noteworthy past events that have one or more of the following contents: presentation slides, video recordings as well as takeaways. 

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LWV-R Candidate Forum Rochester City Council Ward 4 Jul 23, 2024 06:30 PM - 07:30 PM — Roch Pub Library Aud, doors open at 6 pm
Women’s Foundation of Minnesota Community Connect Event Jul 24, 2024 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM — Rochester Area Foundation 12 Elton Hills Dr NW, Rochester, MN 55901
RCTC: Come learn about FAFSA! Jul 25, 2024 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM — RCTC - Welcome & One Stop Center
LWV-R Candidate Forum Olmsted County Commissioner District 3 Jul 30, 2024 06:30 PM - 07:45 PM — Roch Pub Library Aud, doors open at 6 pm
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C2C FASA Unlock your Future Aug 02, 2024 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM — United Way
RPS Community Ed 50th Anniversary Community Celebration Aug 03, 2024 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM — Covenant Church, 4950 31st Ave NW, Rochester
LWV-R Rochester Public Schools Nov. referendum Aug 12, 2024 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM — Roch Pub Library Aud, doors open at 6 pm
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