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Community Spotlight on Neon Green Studio

Posted on April 1,2020

"Don't stop creating" is good advice during this time of COVID-19. And Neon Green Studio in downtown Rochester is bringing the art to you while you're at home. Find out the different ways to brighten your day through creativity as well as that of a family member, friend, or neighbor.

Tags: Art & Culture | Community Spotlight


Community Spotlight on Grand Rounds Brewing Company

Posted on March 31,2020

Grand Rounds Brewing Company in downtown Rochester, Minnesota has opened its doors to school-age kids in need of meals during this time of COVID-19. Grand Rounds' founder, Tessa Leung, shares the reasons behind her persevering in response to COVID-19.

Tags: Food | Community Spotlight


Community Spotlight on the Roch Strong app

Posted on March 30,2020

Collaborators at BrandHoot and Collider Coworking invented the Roch Strong to help support local businesses during COVID-19. Hear how the app was created in only two days and how these two organizations are further helping local non-profits and entrepreneurs.

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Community Spotlight on Rochester Area Economic Development

Posted on March 29,2020

Introducing our Community Spotlight series, highlighting the uplifting and positive things happening in our downtown Rochester community. Local businesses, this one is for you: Rochester Area Economic Development, Inc. (RAEDI) will help you navigate the City of Rochester, MN's Emergency Economic Development Loan Program. RAEDI President Ryan Nolander also shares some positive thoughts while our community responds to COVID-19.

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Community Spotlight on Rochester Area Family YMCA

Posted on March 27,2020

During this time of COVID-19, Rochester Area Family YMCA is rising above and putting into practice its organizational areas of focus: youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. The Y is offering childcare for Tier 2 workers’ (essential and critical care workers) children for both infant through preschool and kindergarten through sixth grade. That means people who work in the food industry, utility workers (gas, electric), transportation, and childcare–all that is Tier 2. Executive Director Virginia Kaczmarek shares how this new system of support aligns with the Y's mission while being a departure from normal operations.

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