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VIDEO | "He's Giving CPR to a Squirrel": Officers Witness Remarkable Rescue

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BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. — Just outside Minneapolis, Brooklyn Park police officers Jeremy Halek and Tony Weeks were driving around town recently when they came across something remarkable.

"We just saw a car kind of pulled over. You could tell something was going on and then as we got closer, you could see that he was giving chest compressions," Tony said.

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JetBlue Celebrates Launch of Service to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport with a Book Donation and Career Day at Jefferson Community School

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On Thursday, May 3 JetBlue brought its award-winning service and low fares to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP). To kick-off service, JetBlue hosted a two-day celebration for its newest route. The day before service started, JetBlue crewmembers participated in a special “JetBlue For Good Day of Service” at Jefferson Community School in Minneapolis. The day consisted of a Career Day Q&A between fifth graders and JetBlue pilots and crewmembers. Following Career Day, JetBlue donated 500 age-appropriate children books.

Rebuilding Together and Lowe’s to Restore Minneapolis Neighborhood During Super Bowl-Sanctioned Event

Volunteers to work alongside NFL players to revitalize Minneapolis Tilsenbilt neighborhood leading up to Super Bowl LII
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Rebuilding Together will host the 23rd annual community revitalization project, Kickoff to Rebuild, on Friday, February 2 leading up to Super Bowl LII weekend. This Super Bowl-sanctioned event will take place in the Tilsenbilt neighborhood of Minneapolis; the first neighborhood in Minneapolis to end housing discrimination in the 1950s. 

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Rebuilding Together will host the 23rd annual community revitalization project, Kickoff to Rebuild, on Friday, February 2 leading up to Super Bowl LII weekend. This Super Bowl-sanctioned event will take place in the Tilsenbilt neighborhood of Minneapolis; the first neighborhood in Minneapolis to end housing discrimination in the 1950s. 

Making Life in Minneapolis Sweeter for Bees

Wells Fargo team members in Minneapolis work to increase the dwindling bee population.
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Roberta Rogers spends her workdays concerned about her customers and how she can help them with their loans. But on a summer day outside of her office in Minneapolis, the Wells Fargo underwriter was worried about the dwindling population of bees and how she could help them avoid extinction.

Target Center Teams up With Local Teen to Promote Biodiversity and Native Bee Conservation

AEG’s Target Center to host native bee houses on its green roof
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AEG’s Target Center recently teamed up with Bee Kind MN, Inc., a nonprofit organization founded by 14-year old Nikolas Liepins, to help promote biodiversity and native bee conservation by placing two native bee houses on the arena’s already green roof, with the plan to add more.

Wells Fargo Names Winners in Small Business Renovation Contest

Company awards physical makeovers to 20 small businesses in Atlanta, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami and Minneapolis
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SAN FRANCISCO, August 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) today named 20 small businesses as winners and finalists of the Wells Fargo Works for Small Business®: Neighborhood Renovation Program Contest, which ran from May 1 – June 16, 2017. Each business will receive a physical makeover including architect-advised renovation planning and design.

Voya Celebrates Pride Month at Their Minneapolis Office

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Voya Financial is committed to diversity and inclusion because we recognize the importance of ensuring that our workforce appropriately reflects the customers we serve as well as our stakeholders. We strive to achieve an inclusive culture where all employees feel free to bring their authentic selves to work. 

Learn more about Corporate Responsibility at Voya here

Wells Fargo Donates $425,000 for Twin Cities Revitalization Efforts

NeighborhoodLIFT grant addresses economic and workforce development for North Minneapolis and East St. Paul
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MINNEAPOLIS, June 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced a $425,000 Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT® local initiative grant to Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota (LSS), a nonprofit with a mission to revitalize Minneapolis and St. Paul neighborhoods.

Amgen Scholars Global Program: Imaani Easthausen

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Imaani Easthausen

Host Institution: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Undergraduate Institution: Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson

Hometown: Minneapolis

Major: Biology

More Than 700 UnitedHealth Group Leaders Converge on Twin Cities for Day of Service

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In a single afternoon, UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare and Optum executives fanned out across the Twin Cities on Oct 1 for a day of service benefiting 40 Minneapolis-based nonprofit organizations.

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