Uncertainty continues following the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union. To help businesses gain a better understanding of the impact of Brexit, the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce is offering a luncheon with speakers to address the subject, "Brexit and Your Business: What does it mean for Minnesota?"
The Southwest Initiative Foundation recently awarded eight grants totaling $275,960 to support Age-Friendly Community projects in southwest Minnesota. These grants coincide with their Creating Age-Friendly Communities Report, released earlier this year, which assesses the needs of residents 55 or older in the region and identifies potential strategies specific to supporting aging residents.
While thousands of people from across the country responded to the emergency request for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, a critical blood shortage remains. The Red Cross urges eligible donors to give now to help ensure blood is available throughout the rest of the summer to meet patient needs.