Every year, Community Action Partnership of Suburban Hennepin (CAPSH) offers the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program to assist low-income individuals and families prepare and file their federal, state, and property tax returns and receive available tax credits.
Give the ultimate gift of cultural understanding by hosting a foreign exchange student this upcoming year. World Heritage Student Exchange Program, a public benefit organization, is seeking local host families for high school students from over 30 countries, including Spain, Germany, Thailand, Denmark, Portugal, South Korea, Italy, France and Norway.
The 2016 Miss Minnesota USA and Miss Minnesota Teen USA Pageants took place Sunday, Nov. 29 at the Ames Center in Burnsville. Judges selected Bridget Jacobs of Maple Grove as Miss Minnesota USA 2016, and Sophia Primozich of Minnetonka, as Miss Minnesota Teen USA 2016. Both titleholders will now advance and compete next year at the Miss USA and Miss Teen USA national pageants.
To bring more awareness to the issue of firearm safety, the South Lake Minnetonka Police Department has undertaken an initiative called Operation Lock and Unload. It focuses on the safe storage of firearms, whether in a home or another location.
The Minnetonka Rotary has announced that its fundraising event “Links & Libations” held on Thursday, Sept. 10, at The Glen Lake Golf Course, raised $26,502 for the Minnetonka Rotary Foundation to disburse into the communities of Hopkins and Minnetonka.