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Pollen Vol 16 - Lars Leafblad - KeyStone Search

Pollen Vol 16 - Lars Leafblad - KeyStone Search

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Pollen vol 16July 30, 2010Curated by Lars LeafbladPrincipal, KeyStone SearchPollenites,Welcome to Pollen vol 16!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.”
Pollen Poll: - Helping others lights shine & mapping Pollen’s non-profit connections
This survey seeks your nominations in 2 categories:1) “Under the Radar” leaders –people making an impact “under the radar” whose work/efforts/impactshould be shared more broadly with our community, starting with the Pollen network.2) “Community Connectors”– people in our community who are getting things done by bringingtogether ideas, resources, and multiple stakeholders to make things happenWe’re also seeking your input regarding the MN non-profits you share your time with as a volunteerand/or board member. This information will help inform how we might better connect Pollen members withone another and the causes supported within the Pollen network.All results and nominees will be shared in future issues of Pollen. Thank you!Share your feedback via this link:http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PollenPoll-2
EVENTS:
Are you new to the Twin Cities and hoping to meet other minority professionals in the cities? If so, thenyou do not want to miss the happy hour at The Local on August 5
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from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. There will be anopen bar and appetizers until they run out, so get there early!Come ready to mingle and meet others just like you! This event is intended for minority summerprofessional interns and those who have moved to the Twin Cities within the last 5 years and their friends.If you have questions, do not hesitate to call the organizer, Lori-Ann Jones, Fredrikson and Byron, P.A. at612-492-7429 or email to ljonesa-at-fredlaw.com. (via Steve Helland and Lori-Ann Jones)“She’s Geeky: Connecting Women in Tech” unConference August 6 & 7:http://shesgeekytwincities.eventbrite.com/ (via Adrienne Peirce)Dads Make a Difference (DMAD). DMAD is a Minnesota based not-for-profit focused on the importance of
 
positive involvement of fathers and to educate youth about responsible parenting
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As part of my role onthe board of directors we are starting a new fundraising event - The 1
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Annual Dads Make a DifferenceGLOW BALL GOLF Event on Saturday, August 21, 2010 starting at 6:00 PM at Parkview Golf Club inEagan, MN. Register here: http://www.regonline.com/builder/site/Default.aspx?eventid=876214 (viaJames Ford)
 
Lori Jacobwith is conducting a fundraising workshop on August 24, hosted by the Minnesota LiteracyCouncil. The fee is $81 per person for the three hours. Board members, staff and community volunteersare welcome. Here’s the link to the information on my website:http://lorijacobwith.com/2010/06/sustainable-fundraising-strategies-workshop-–-st-paul-mn/ (via Lori Jacobwith)TORCH is hosting an event on August 25
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- BYOB: Build Your Own Brand5:30pm to 8:30pm at International Market SquareCost: $5 for early birds. RSVP: http://public-byob.eventbrite.com (via Alex Lopes and Jesse Bergland)The MN Bloggers Conference is set for Sept. 11. (via Griff Wigley)Arik Hansen has a post about it at:http://www.arikhanson.com/2010/07/26/momentum-growing-for-minnesota-blogger-conference/ as does Melissa Berggren, AKA the Marketing Mama:http://www.themarketingmama.com/2010/07/mn-blogger-conference-speakers.htmlThe Minnesota Rising 2010 un/Conference will be held November 13. (via Diane Tran)http://minnesotarising.blogspot.com/p/minnesota-rising-2010-unconference.html
JOBS:
AccountAbility Minnesota seeks a bilingual outreach coordinator. (via Adam Faitek)http://www.accountabilitymn.org/sites/default/files/Bilingual_outreach_coordinator_0.pdfAmerican Public Media/Minnesota Public Radio seeks a new Chief Development Officer (ManagingDirector, Development) (search being led by Marcia Ballinger and Lars Leafblad, KeyStone Search)Position profile can be accessed via the link below:http://bit.ly/MPR-CDOJobBlueZones (http://www.bluezones.com) seeks an Operations/Web Manager – email resumes to edie-at-gegax.com (via Blois Olson)CaringBridge is hiring 7 positions in marketing, finance, and technology (Affiliate Marketing Manager, E-Communications Specialist, Healthcare Marketing Manager, Interaction Designer, Marketing ServicesManager, Systems Analyst & User Experience Analyst). View profiles and apply via link below (via SonaMehring):http://bit.ly/CB-CareersGovDelivery is hiring 5 positions (Communications Manager, Director of Product Management, JuniorImplementation Manager, Marketing Manager, & Technical Support Manager). View profiles and apply vialink below (via Scott Burns):http://bit.ly/GovDelivery-CareersHennepin Theatre Trust is hiring a Director of Resource Development (via Rebecca Yanisch)http://www.mncn.org/jobs/user_detail.asp?jobID=37231Jeremiah Program seeks Director of Development (via Peg Birk & Rebecca Yanisch)http://www.mncn.org/jobs/user_detail.asp?jobID=37227Lutheran Social Services of MN seeks a Data Services Manager (via Ann Kirby McGill)http://www.mncn.org/jobs/user_detail.asp?jobID=36820
 
The Margaret A. Cargill Foundation (20
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largest in the US w/ assets of $2B+) seeks a new VicePresident, Programs (search being led by Marcia Ballinger and Lars Leafblad, KeyStone Search) Positionprofile can be accessed via the link below:http://bit.ly/MACF-VP-ProgramsSt. Paul Chamber Orchestra is hiring an Executive Producer of Digital Media. (via Sarah Phelan)http://www.thespco.org/loader.asp?target=load_screen.asp?screen=employmentTiger Oak Publications is looking for an experienced Account Executive for METRO Magazine andCommunity Lifestyle magazines. Strong candidates will have advertising and sales experience and apassion for the arts and culture, dining, entertainment and fashion that the Twin Cities has to offer. Pleaseemail cover letters and resumes to heidi.zeto-at-tigeroak.comTwin Cities RISE! hiring Director of Finance – send resumes to hr-at-twincitiesrise.org. (via LoriJacobwith)The U.S. Bankruptcy Court is accepting applications for a full time systems manager. The completeposition description can be found at www.mnb.uscourts.gov under the "employment opportunity" link. (viaLori Vosejpka)VocalEssence has internship and employment opportunities now available. Especially exciting are thetwo outreach positions funded by the new Arts Legacy monies which will create new arts partnerships ingreater Minnesota. Follow this link for details and contact me if you have any questions -http://www.vocalessence.org/employment (via Mary Ann Pulk)Youth Frontiers hiring a Communications Specialist -http://ats.youthfrontiers.org/careers/index.php?m=careers&p=showJob&ID=28(via Ali Sipkins)A downtown Mpls ad agency is seeking a new senior account executive with experience in managingB2B healthcare, technology or manufacturing clients. Email Elizabeth_laukka-at-hotmail.com for moreinfo. (via Elizabeth Laukka).
BOARDS:
Pollenites should also bookmark the “Board Openings” posted by the Management Assistance Programfor Nonprofits (MAP for Nonprofits) organization:There are currently board member openings for 25+ different MN non-profits at MAP for Nonprofits:Click here to learn more:http://bit.ly/MAP-BoardOpenings
IDEAS/INSPIRATION:
Another way to get engaged – check out Tech.mn (http://tech.mn/) TECHdotMN is a passionate group oftechnology enthusiasts on a mission to serve Minnesota’s high tech ecosystem and the early stageventures within it. (via Jeff Pesek)MPR’s Public Insight Network asks Pollen - Minneapolis was recently ranked the 12th most innovative cityin the country by Forbes. Last year, the magazine ranked Minnesota as the 7th most innovative state.Still, the state's big innovators tend to be companies that were formed decades ago. Where are the newMedtronic's, Best Buy's and 3M's? So, based on your experience in your field, what's the state ofinnovation in Minnesota? We want more than stats and rankings. We want proof!

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