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Pollen Vol 32 Lars Leafblad July 1 2011

Pollen Vol 32 Lars Leafblad July 1 2011

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Pollen vol 32July 1, 2011Curated by Lars LeafbladPrincipal, KeyStone Searchhttp://www.linkedin.com/in/larsleafbladhttp://www.twitter.com/larsleafbladhttp://www.larsleafblad.comPollenites,Thanks for making Pollen part of your day especially as you’re preparing to leave, or just returning from,the holiday weekend. We hope you have, or had, a wonderful 4
Connect with Pollen on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter
 Facebook:Join 980+ fellow Pollenites who are now engaging with one another via Pollen’s new page on Facebook.Join: http://www.facebook.com/bepollenLinkedIn:Connect w/ over 2,600 fellow Pollenites who are sharing their networks on Pollen’s group on LinkedIn.Join:http://bit.ly/Pollen-LinkedIn Twitter:Follow Pollen on Twitter by using the hashtag #BePollenProfile:http://www.twitter.com/larsleafblad 
Pollen now publishing on the 1
and 15
every month!
We have instituted a regular publishing schedule with new issues being published and distributed on the1
and 15
every month (or appropriate corresponding business day).Pollen vol 33 will publish Friday, July 15
. Please share your content by noon on Thursday, July 14th viaLars Leafblad at larsl-at-keystonesearch.com.
Pollen Poll Results on MN Budget Stalemate:
176 members completed our poll last issue regarding the potential (or currentlyoccurring) Minnesota government shutdown and the budget stalemate. 90 shared theirown ideas on how they would address the situation. Thanks to all who participated!Read a summary of the responses and ideas shared (scroll down and click “showreplies” under question 5) via this link:http://bitly.com/PollenPoll-vol31-Results 
Regularly Scheduled Programming:
 For those of you just joining Pollen, you might be asking, so just what is Pollen?“Pollen is a community comprised of civic-minded connectors who share ideas, career and civicengagement opportunities and peer-to-peer recognition to create positive impact and personal andprofessional growth for its members.”
Pollen volume 1 was shared with members on December 4, 2009. We’ve subsequently grown to 1,700+subscribers to this twice monthly e-newsletter, 2,600+ members of our Pollen LinkedIn group, and 900+participants with our Facebook page.If someone has forwarded this to you and you’d like to become a full-fledged Pollenite, which providesyou with the opportunity to contribute content for distribution to the entire Pollen network, become amember by emailing larsl-at-keystonesearch.com.
Volume 32 Contents:1) Events2) Ideas/Inspiration3) Pollen Props4) Jobs/Internships5) Boards6) Fun/Etc.Events:July 13 – Students Today Leaders Forever (STLF) Under the Hood Happy Hour
Enjoy a Finnegans and learn more about Students Today Leaders Forever (STLF) at the monthly Underthe Hood Happy Hour. They're the second Wednesday of every month so if you can't make it this timecome on board August 10.RSVP hereto learn more about the Pay It Forward Tours and the innovativeorganization!
July 14 - Save the Date -- AZUL Exclusive – The Penguin Preview:
Come in your black and white to celebrate the completion of the new Cargill Environmental EducationalCenter and the Zoo's newest exhibit -- 3M's Penguins of the African Coast. Take advantage of this rareopportunity to get up close and personal with the Zoo' newest additions, the Black-Footed Penguin, aswell as socialize with other AZUL members. (via Robert Freeman)
July 14 – Diversity in Business awards luncheon
July 15 – Green Energy Art Garden opening at The Bakken Museumhttp://www.thebakken.org/green-energy-art-garden-2/ July 17 – Anxiety In Teens – 5K Walk and Run events
Started by an Eden Prairie teenager in 2006, Anxiety In Teens is here to serve as a resource for youthwith mental health disorders & their friends and families- a special place where teens can be themselves,learn from peers and expert, stay up to date on mental health news, and carry a whole-mind-and-bodywellness lifestyle. Today, five years later, Anxiety In Teens is COMPLETELY run by local college studentsat the University of St. Thomas. PLEASE JOIN US!According to the National Institute of Mental Health, in the United States, 1 in 5 teens have a seriousmental health disorder severe enough to impact their daily activities and school. Please help us make adifference!Date: July 17th, 2011, 9:00am 5k Run, 9:10am 5k WalkLocation: Purgatory Creek Park, 13001 Technology Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55347Fees:
Adults: $25 early registration before July 13th, $30 until July 17th Children Under 12: $10 earlyregistration fee before July 13th, $15 until 17th FAMILY DISCOUNT: Buy any three registrations, get onefree! Mail in all four forms together.Registration forms for mailing in available at:www.AnxietyInTeens.comOnline Registration is available aswell at:http://www.active.com/running/eden-prairie-mn/outrun-anxiety-5k-for-teen-mental-health-2011?int=29-6 
July 21 – Reach for Ralph supporting Hammer
Reach for Ralph: A Vintage Evening of Culture, Cocktails and Cars will be on Thursday, July 21 from 5-9:00pm at the BMW Dealership of Minnetonka. Here is a link with a few more details:
http://www.hammer.org/about/news-and-events/purchase-your-tickets-today.html July 21 - Three Cups of Coffee: Expanding Your Social
Capital with Dia Satori & Mary Angela Bakerat St. Kate's Leadership Institute. Three Cups of Coffee explores the practice of networking using theI.D.I. model for building social capital: Invite – Delight – Ignite.This interactive seminar explores why building social capital is imperative for your professional life and thedifference between men and women’s networking practices. We will examine the different types ofnetworks, identify what your current network looks like, and gain a greater understanding of the barriersthat keep you from making those necessary connections. Finally, we will clarify the crucial skills required,including listening, asking powerful questions and authentically telling your story to convey key messagesabout who you are and where you are going.http://bit.ly/kNXPmg(via Dia Satori)
 July 22 - Order out of Chaos: Creating Organizational Systems for Peace of Mind
 Center for Changing Lives; 2400 Park Ave S; Minneapolis8:30 am - 12:30 pmInvitation:http://getorganizedtraining.eventbrite.com/  
July 23 - the Tour de Fat in Loring Park
, sponsored by New Belgium Brewing. Free beer tokens and t-shirts for Midtown Greenway Coalition volunteers. More info here:www.midtowngreenway.org 
July 23 – Strategy for Good Workshop #4 –
Thinkers & Makers is excited to announce that the fourthworkshop in the Strategy for Good series will be held on July 23rd, 2011 (location TBD). We're looking forad folks and business minds to join our teams of strategists, and for non-profits and other sociallyresponsible organizations who would like a little FREE branding/marketing/media help from us.Interested?Sign up for our newsletter:http://eepurl.com/d6Akz, check our our new website:http://bit.ly/mskXSJand then register for the workshop!http://s4g4mpls.eventbrite.com/  Any other questions, please emailemilie-at-thinkersandmakers.com.
July 28-29 –
Next Generation of Government Summit
– Washington, DCGovLoop and Young Government Leaders (YGL) are joining forces to enrich the lives ofemerging leaders in today’s government. The Next Generation of Government Summit will tackle issuesthe next generation is facing in their daily government lives.By educating, inspiring and transforming the current and future leaders of governmentthrough case studies and hands on training they seek to help make government cool! Over 500 emergingleaders from federal, state, and local governments are expected to attend.Pollenite Lars Leafblad is a presenter on July 29
. Full summit details and schedule available here:http://www.nextgengovt.com/  

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