Each week, Southwest Minneapolis community members turn to Patch’s Local Voices section to share information, insight and opinions about what matters to them. Patch blogs give anyone from gardening enthusiasts to local business owners the power to easily connect with the whole neighborhood.
Here’s a look at what Southwest Minneapolis Patch bloggers had to say over the last week.
Spring Clean Your 401(k)
Blogger Ric Lager says that you should sell the worst mutual funds you own, preserve the gains, and wait for a time to buy better company retirement plan mutual funds “on sale.”
Blogger Kris Anderson shares news about Homes Within Reach, a non-profit that helps lower to moderate income families become homeowners in the Hennepin County suburbs.
Getting Down to Business: Have You Got What It Takes?
In 2012, the Minnesota Dept. of Employment and Economic Development says that nearly 61,000 Minnesotans launched startups. Read this blog to find out if you’re ready to start your own business, and learn more about first steps.
The MN Chapter for Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy 13th Annual Walk-n-Roll
Did you know that spinal muscular atrophy is the number one genetic killer of children under the age of two? Learn more about how you can help to raise money for Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy.
Mother's Day According to Kids
In a video created for Mother’s Day, Creative Kidstuff, which has a location in Minneapolis, says “thanks” to moms through the eyes of children.
Urban Farmers Urge Minneapolis Candidates to Support Local Food
New blogger Michael Pursell helps you find out where Minneapolis candidates stand in support of locally produced food.
The Bakken Museum's Free Second Saturday: Garden Party!
Enjoy garden tours, lawn games and a botanical art demonstration at The Bakken Museum’s free second saturday garden party.
It's getting warm out! Protect your pet from the heat.
Westgate Pet Clinic Doctors write about the dangers of heat with dogs.