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Pollen Vol 18 - Lars Leafblad - KeyStone Search

Pollen Vol 18 - Lars Leafblad - KeyStone Search

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Pollen vol 18September 9, 2010Curated by Lars LeafbladPrincipal, KeyStone SearchPollenites,Welcome to Pollen volume 18!For those of you just joining us…a quick recap of just what Pollen is…“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.”There are currently 1490 subscribers to this Pollen e-newsletter and 1,026 members of the PollenLinkedIn group. Join us on LinkedIn here: (http://www.bit.ly/Pollen-LinkedIn) Subscribe to the e-newsletterby emailing Lars Leafblad at larsl-at-keystonesearch.com.Before we begin our regularly scheduled programming, we’d like to share a very special back-to-schooloffer from the Citizens League and to convey a special request...First….
Free One-Year Memberships to the Citizens League
The Citizens League invites any member of the Pollen community who is not yet a member of theCitizens League to join for one year at no cost – a $25 value! To join, please fill out the simple form athttp://www.surveymonkey.com/s/pollenite.Citizens League members network with other engaged citizensand civic and business leaders via reduced admission to select Citizens League events; create thoughtfulpublic policy by participating in citizen-based, multi-partisan initiatives; receive weekly noticesaboutspecial events and ways to get involved; and stay informed on key public policy issues through asubscription to the Minnesota Journal.
This opportunity was made possible by a donation to the Citizens League from Pollenites Scott and Sarah Burns. Thank you Scott and Sarah!! 
How has Pollen impacted your life and/or career?
We’d love to share examples of how Pollen members are benefitting, or have benefitted, from theirparticipation in this community, but we need your input to make it happen. If you, or others in yournetwork or organization, have had new career or civic engagement opportunities arise as a result ofPollen, please email it to larsl-at-keystonesearch.com. Thank you!!Now, on the show….
EVENTS:Vin Weber at HHH September 9
Washington Update with Vin Weber on Thursday, September 9
, 2010, 4:00-5:15 PMHumphrey Forum, Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of MNJoin the Center for the Study of Politics and Governance for a presentation by Vin Weber, managingpartner of Clark & Weinstock, who will offer his insights and viewpoints on the current political climate inWashington and other affairs. Conversation will be moderated by Professor Lawrence R. Jacobs.This presentation is free and open to the public; registration is not required.
 Andrew Borene at Rotary Club of Edina September 9th
Andrew will speak to the Rotary Club of Edina on September 9
on “Security Policies and GlobalBusiness: the information environment in the age of Wikileaks, Facebook, and Twitter.”http://www.edinarotary.org/programSchedule.html
National Hispanic Bar Association Youth Symposium event September 11th
The National Hispanic Bar Association is hosting its 2010 national conference in the Twin CitiesSeptember 8-11. It includes a “Youth Symposium” on September 11 at the Minneapolis Hilton for highschool and college students interested in entering the legal profession. Pollenites are asked to helpspread the word. Details: http://www.hnba.com/youth-symposium/ (via Steve Helland)
World Premiere of Hubert H. Humphrey documentary “The Art of the Possible” September 15
The Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs begins its celebration of the centennial of the birth of Hubert H.Humphrey with a world premiere of the documentary, “The Art of the Possible”, about the life and legacyof Hubert H. Humphrey on Wednesday, September 15
at 6:30 p.m. at Ted Mann Concert Hall at theUniversity of Minnesota. The screening will be followed by a conversation with Bill Moyers, White Housepress secretary during the Johnson Administration, Norm Sherman, Humphrey's press secretary duringhis vice presidency, and Geri Joseph, Humphrey’s lifelong friend. The event is free and open to thepublic. Full details and event registration: http://artofthepossible.eventbrite.com/ Questions? EmailCamille Cage (cgage-at-umn.edu). (via Camille Gage)
BringMeTheNews, Citizens League, and the LEAD Project Gubernatorial Debate September 15
BringMeTheNews, the online and broadcast aggregation news network, will host a live, interactive debatebetween Minnesota gubernatorial candidates Mark Dayton (DFL), Tom Emmer (GOP), and Tom Horner(Independence) in partnership with the Citizens League and the LEAD Project on September 15
. Theevent is sold out but the discussion will be moderated by former investigative journalist, TV News anchorand BringMeTheNews founder Rick Kupchella and will stream live on www.Bring.MN and rebroadcast onthe CW (channel 23) the following week.
 Behind the Scenes Tour of Minnesota Orchestra with the Crescendo Project September 15
Pollenites are invited to come to a very special behind-the-scenes event hosted by Crescendo Project,the young patrons group of the Minnesota Orchestra, on Wednesday, September 15
, at 6 p.m. atOrchestra Hall. The Art of Conducting (led by Sarah Hicks, Minnesota Orchestra’s principal conductor ofpops and presentations) introduces you to the art of conducting—from the basics of time signatures, tomore subtle aspects of leading an ensemble of professional musicians. Held onstage under the spotlightsof Orchestra Hall, the event will include: a brief history of conducting; a hands-on introduction toconducting basics; an opportunity for a few lucky attendees to use their newfound knowledge to conducta quartet of Minnesota Orchestra musicians; and cocktail receptions before and after the workshop toenjoy refreshments with fellow attendees and Minnesota Orchestra musicians. Normally open toCrescendo Project members only, all are welcome for this first event of the season to see what we’re allabout. Space is limited, so sign up early to reserve your spot! For more information, visit:http://www.minnesotaorchestra.org/crescendoproject/events.cfm andhttp://www.crescendoproject.org” (via Joe Thiegs)
CommonGood Breakfast with Governor Arne Carlson September 16
CommonGood Breakfast Series hosts September 16 program with Gov. Arne Carlson at the MinneapolisClub (via Joanne Henry)http://www.commongoodseries.org/ 
The Collaborative hosts program on leveraging technology and entrepreneurship September 16th
The Collaborative is hosting a “Leveraging Technology, Sales & Marketing, Entrepreneuring inMinnesota” program on September 16
from 7:10 a.m. to 11:20 a.m at the Humphrey Center at the U ofMN. The program features several Pollenites as panelists and moderators including Scott Litman, DanGrigsby, & Jamie Thingelstad. Full program details here: http://bit.ly/Collaborative-Sept16
The Bolder Options 12
Annual Bolder Dash is September 18
 Full details: http://www.bolderoptions.org/GetInvolved/GetInvolved_BolderDash.asp (via Emma Wilhelm)
Launch of The Minneapolis Foundation’s “Fourth Generation” at The Soap Factory September 21
The Minneapolis Foundation is launching “Fourth Generation”, a program designed to foster the nextwave of charitable givers to make a local impact. Come to hear what this program is all about, how to getinvolved, and meet others who want to learn, share and connect around community issues and strategicgiving. Inaugural event will be held September 21 from 6 to 8 pm at The Soap Factory. Please emailRobyn Schein for information – rschein-at-mplsfoundation.org.Full details: http://atthetable.minneapolisfoundation.org/ (via Robyn Schein)
Women and Law panel event and lunch program hosted by Janel Goff on Thursday, September 23
 Event will be held from 11 am to 1 pm at the Minneapolis Club. Janel will share conversations worthhaving around wealth management and retirement readiness. Joining Janel will be three women SuperLawyers® Stacey DeKalb with Lommen, Abdo, Cole, King & Stageberg, Debra E. Yerigan with McGrannSea Carnival Straughn & Lamb, and Julia L. Rau with Dorsey & Whitney LLP. They will be sharing anddiscussing from their areas of expertise in Labor Law, Family Law and Estate Planning. RSVPs toSandra_andersen-at-ml.com.
Hope Rocks 2010 featuring Everclear and benefitting Faith’s Lodge is September 25
 Full details can be found here: http://hoperocks.faithslodge.org/ (via Angie Andresen)
Surge is going National with our Chicago launch on September 25th
 Opening event will be held at the Primitive Art Gallery in the West Loop of downtown Chicago. Wealready have a significant Minneapolis representation attending this event - and would welcome moresupport. For more information: www.SurgeforWater.org (via Shilpa Alva)
The 21st Annual Minnesota State Sacred Harp Singing Convention September 25-26
 Events held in St Paul and Shakopee. Join singers from all over the country for two full days of singing.It's a participatory event, and all are welcome to join in. Our website ishttp://freude.com/mnfasola/convention.html and the Facebook invite ishttp://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=142661879103431 (via Matt Wells)
2010 Inter City Leadership Visit to Austin, TX is November 7-9
 Full details and application information can be found here:http://www.minneapolischamber.org/events/iclv.php
2010 Give to the Max Day is November 16
Are you ready to do some serious fundraising? Do you think we - by that we mean Minnesota's collectivenonprofit community and ALL generous Minnesotans - can break our record from last year? Help us Giveto the Max this Nov. 16, 2010. Read about this year’s exciting prizes and strategize to support yourfavorite charities. More info here: http://bit.ly/GiveToMaxDay-2010 (via Dana Nelson)
Mosaic (http://www.mosaicco.com) seeks to fill three positions – Manager, The Mosaic Foundation,Program Manager, Employee Involvement, The Mosaic Foundation, and Program Manager, Governance,The Mosaic Foundation. Full position profiles can be found here: http://scr.bi/MosaicFndnJobs (via ChrisLambe)
The University of Minnesota seeks a new presidenthttp://www.presidentsearch.umn.edu/index.phpMinnesota State Colleges & Universities seeks a new chancellor:http://www.mnscu.edu/about/chancellor_search/position.html

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