The Key’s newest club is Music Listening Club. Check it out Thursdays at 5:00pm. Even if you can’t make it to the program,you can still get music recommendations and read music reviews at ï»¿ï»¿ï»¿ï»¿key-music-club.blogspot.com.
Proud supporters of the Key, the owners and staff at Fermentations are donating their time, space, and expertise for this fund-raising event, all proceeds which will benefit the Northfield Union of Youth. All of the staff at the restaurant are working for free that night so that all of the money collected (minus food expenses) will be able to go to the organization. They have even secured a number of donations for food and beverages so as to reduce those costs!
It’s a great way to be able to enjoy some delicious food while helping out a good cause.
What: Fermentations Dinner – five course tasting with wines
Where: Fermentations Wine Bar & Bistro, 236 Railway Street N, Dundas, MN
When: Sunday, April 17th, 5:00pm
Please call 507-645-8345 to reserve a seat. Space is limited, so be sure to RSVP soon.
*The cost is $100 per person. Ages 21+. All proceeds benefit the Northfield Union of Youth.
The Key is selling buttons as a fundraiser to raise money for victims of the Japanese earthquake/tsunami. Buttons feature the above design with the Japanese character for hope and the country’s flag. They can be purchased for $3 at various downtown businesses.
All proceeds will be donated to the Red Cross disaster relief effort for the Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami.
For further information, please contact Peter Hardy (firstname.lastname@example.org, 507-581-4186) or Amy Merritt (email@example.com, 507-403-1233).
We hope to see you all sportin’ one soon!
DON’T forget: up to $2000/yr in scholarship money to put towards post-secondary education available for HS grads and seniors who’ve been involved with the Key! The application is due Tuesday, April 5th, which is less than a week away! Find it here or hard copies at the Key:
It’s really easy, so if you qualify, you should go for it!
Check out this awesome opportunity for a post-secondary scholarship:
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide funds of up to $2000/year for a Northfield youth to be able to pursue post-secondary education. Renewable for up to 3 years (in addition to the initial year).
Criteria: Applicants must be seniors or graduates who meet the following:
-Face significant financial barriers in pursuing post-secondary education
-Have been actively involved in the Northfield Union of Youth (The Key)
-Have been accepted into a post-secondary program
-Have been involved – and intend to continue to be involved – in community service activities (grant recipients are expected to volunteer at least 40 hours over the course of the year in community service projects of their choosing)
Download an application from the link above or come to the Key and pick up a hardcopy.
When: Dec. 27th, 7:00-9:00pm, 2010
Where: The New Key, 109 6th St., Northfield, MN
What: A chance to come see the new building, meet the current board, learn what the Key’s been up to, reconnect with other alumni, and share stories!
*For more info call 507-663-0715 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Invite your friends and check back here for updates!
On Tuesday, Nov. 16th, 2010, GiveMN.org is hosting Give to the Max Day. Any money donated to the Key during these 24 hours will be matched by GiveMn.org! That means any money you donate to the Key is really DOUBLE the amount. Here is a word from their website:
“Give to the Max Day returns as a day to inspire unprecedented levels of charitable giving in the state of Minnesota! Our goal is to beat our own record and get 40,000 people to give to their favorite Minnesota charity on November 16. Hundreds of nonprofits will offer the opportunity to double your dollars throughout the 24 hours. Every donation you make gives your favorite organization the chance to win even more money.
Please mark your calendars for November 16 – donate to your favorite organizations who help contribute to the quality of life in our state. Whether you care about children, the arts, clean water or education – you can connect with a cause and an organization that needs your support. Then share your donations with your friends and family using the easy share links on GiveMN.
So click on GiveMN.org November 16th and contribute all you can. Help us reach 40,000 donors strong. You have one day to be part of history. One incredible day to Give to the Max to make our state a better place.”
There is over $1.8 million dollars available in matching funds, so be generous!
It is so easy:
1. Go to GiveMn.org.
2. Search for “Northfield Union of Youth”.
3. Click on one of two tabs: “Help the Key open a new door!” or “NORTHFIELD UNION OF YOUTH INC”. The first link is specifically for our capital campaign, which will help cover the cost, repairs, and remodeling of the new building (this is where we need the most help right now), and the second tab is for the organization in general.
4. Enter the amount you want to donate.
Thank you for all of your generous support – we really hope you consider giving!
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The Northfield Union of Youth is excited to welcome Meredith Stolte as our new Community Development Coordinator. Meredith is a (very) recent graduate of St. Olaf where she majored in Psychology and Religion. Meredith has a vast array of community focused and youth empowerment work experience, most recently as a a student hall coordinator, crisis counselor, and public relations assistant. She will be focusing her time on creating meaningful connections with community partners for The Wallflower Project, and ensuring our youth mental health board continues their strong community presence. Please join us in welcoming Meredith to the Northfield Union of Youth! ...
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