• B.E.E.R.: Tackling Workforce Development with R.T. Rybak

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    Name: B.E.E.R.: Tackling Workforce Development with R.T. Rybak
    Date: March 29, 2017
    Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM CDT
    Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
    Event Description:

    While Minnesota’s workforce remains one of our greatest strengths, there are a host of issues putting that strength status at risk.

    Join us as we explore the role of nonprofits, organizations, and state government in helping to address the workforce issues facing our members.

    R.T. Rybak, President & CEO of the Minneapolis Foundation


    R.T. Rybak has served as President and CEO of The Minneapolis Foundation since 2016.

    As leader of one of the oldest and largest community foundations in the country, Rybak oversees the management of nearly $700 million in assets and the average annual distribution of more than $50 million in grants.

    Before leading The Minneapolis Foundation, Rybak served as executive director of Generation Next, a coalition of civic, business, and school leaders focused on closing the educational opportunity gap in Minneapolis and Saint Paul. Prior to that, he served as mayor of Minneapolis from 2002 to 2013.

    ​Rybak is the author of "Pothole Confidential," a memoir about his 12 years as mayor of Minneapolis.

    A Minneapolis native, Rybak spent almost 30 years working in journalism, commercial real estate, publishing, and the Internet.  He and his wife Megan O’Hara, have two grown children.

    Thank you to Centerpoint Energy, Grand Casino Mille Lacs HinckleyOne Source, Promotion Select, and RBCU for sponsoring this event!

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    Edina Country Club
    5100 Wooddale Ave
    Edina, MN 55424

    Date/Time Information:
    Wednesday, March 29
    11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

    11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. registration and networking
    11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. lunch and program

    **The lunch and program will begin promptly at 11:30--please arrive in time to take your seats well before 11:30.**
    Contact Information:
    Lori Syverson

    $250 table sponsor (seating 8)

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