Registration now open for Little Husker
The 2015 Little Husker 1k kids run will take place Saturday, Aug. 15, at Willow Park in Spring Valley. Registration is now open for the third annual event, which begins at 9:30 a.m. The event is free and a medal will be be given to all finishers. Register here. _____________________________________________________________________________
Foundation fuels passion
for community investment
Approximately 160 people attended the Spring Valley Area Community Foundation annual banquet Saturday, April 18, at Four Daughters Vineyard & Winery.
President Sue Kolling gave an update on the success of the foundation and guest speaker Chris Erichsen, a 2004 graduate of Kingsland, gave his view on fueling passion and the opportunities he was given to do so while growing up in Spring Valley. Full story
Members of the Spring Valley Area Community Foundation and the Preston Area Community Foundation collected their Give to the Max Challenges prizes last Monday during the Fillmore Central versus Kingsland boys basketball game. In front, from left, are Mitch Lentz, Scott Rustad, Will Mensink and Sally Gibson. In back, Anna Krahn, Dave Foster, Kerry Soiney, Mary Zimmerman and Sue Kolling.
Community Foundation Challenge
between Spring Valley and Preston
The Spring Valley Area Community Foundation received its share of the winnings from the challenge with the Preston Area Foundation during the Kingsland vs. Fillmore Central basketball game Monday, Jan. 26. The challenge took place for 24 hours on Nov. 13 during Give to the Max Day. The prize, in addition to bragging rights, was 100 early childhood books for the community that raised the most money and 50 books to the runner up.
See all the details here.
Investing in the future:
The Spring Valley Area Community Foundation continues to invest in our communities, providing $29,250 in grants to these projects:
Gateway Academy – STEM technology camp for 30 students
Music in the Park
Wykoff Community Center
Spring Valley Historical Society
Spring Valley Downtown Revitalization Program
Little Husker 1K Run
Good Earth Village
Kingsland Community Food Program
Kingsland Courtyard Outdoor Nature Classroom
BCBS Family Fun Night
Cherry Grove Ball Park
Kingsland school sign
Good Earth Village
See our projects page for more details.
The Spring Valley Area Community Foundation builds on the area's rich tradition of giving by providing opportunities to strengthen and enrich our community.
The Spring Valley Area Community Foundation strives to build a dynamic community by encouraging generosity, promoting civic engagement and providing the opportunity to enhance the quality of life by creating community partnerships.
The purpose of the Spring Valley Area Community Foundation is to connect donors who care about the future of the Spring Valley, Ostrander and Wykoff areas with causes that will enhance and sustain the quality of life for those who live there.
201 South Broadway Ave.
Spring Valley, MN 55975