Top 3 Vibrant Communities | April 3 – 7
April 7, 2017 by Blandin Foundation
- Lake Park/Audubon: Competing against schools double, triple and even ten times their size, Lake Park-Audubon High School whooped a cry of victory last week as they won Best Newscast during the 2017 Upper Midwest Regional Student Emmy Awards. Healthy local journalism is key to a vibrant community. Congratulations to these students for their quality work and community contributions! Read the full story at Detroit Lakes Online
- Hutchinson: Living in Hutchinson, adults with disabilities have a number of positive opportunities to learn and contribute to community life. There are gaps, though, during the day as most do not work full-time jobs. Community leaders are looking to change that through a new center dedicated to enhancing learning and socializing opportunities. Read the full story at the Hutchinson Leader
- Litchfield: The Litchfield Chamber of Commerce teamed up the local 7th and 8th grade students to offer them an immersive career exploration experience. Students had the opportunity to job shadow, interview, and listen to presentations that taught critical job skills. Read the full story at the Litchfield Independent Review
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