Rondo Commemorative Plaza dedication

Officials held a grand opening for the Rondo Commemorative Plaza Saturday, July 14, 2018 in St. Paul, Minn. Check out the photo gallery here: http://www.startribune.com/rondo-commemorative-plaza-dedication/488202261/

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For Rondo Days founder, commemorative plaza provides a capstone to a life of community work

Marvin Anderson can see the finish line, both for his capstone project and for his 35-year involvement in the cause of reclaiming the St. Paul community of Rondo. With $47,000 in state legacy grant money approved by the 2017 Minnesota Legislature, the fund-raising for the building of a $450,000 Rondo

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Rondo’s Heroes of the Commemorative Plaza Breakfast a Success!

A capacity crowd of civic leaders, elected officials and community residents joined the Board of Directors Rondo Avenue, Inc., (RAI) for a morning breakfast on Wednesday, July 12th, at the Hallie Q. Brown Center for a celebration to introduce and honor Six Heroes of the Rondo Commemorative Plaza. The program

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Rondo Plaza Receives $10,000 Historical & Culture Heritage Grant from Minnesota Historical Society

Rondo Plaza received a grant from the Minnesota History Center to plan for long-term interpretive panels for the Rondo Commemorative Plaza (RCP). In general, as currently planned, the plaza will have a “history wall” consisting of 14 large panels. Information on some of the panels will remain the same or

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Remembering Rondo with Marvin Anderson on TPT

Twin Cities Public Television (TPT) takes a look both backwards and forward with Rondo Days co-founder Marvin Anderson. Remembering Rondo with Marvin Anderson     UPCOMING AIR DATES #3332 — Almanac | NEW Friday, Apr 21 at 7pm TPT 2 #3332 — Almanac | NEW Friday, Apr 21 at 10pm

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A Documentary Exploring History and Impact of Interstate 94

Carrying over 100,000 vehicles a day I-94 connects the Twin Cities. Its history carries lessons for the future. Co-produced with the Minnesota Department of Transportation. A two-part documentary about Interstate 94. Part One of the documentary, entitled Interstate 94: A History and Its Impact, focuses on the construction of I-94

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Marvin Roger Anderson selected to U.S. Department of Transportation Leadership Academy

Marvin Roger Anderson, Co-Founder of Rondo Days was nominated and selected to be a a apart of the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) Leadership Academy. On October 5th, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx launched the Every Place Counts: Leadership Academy with a kickoff event at DOT Headquarters in Washington,

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Rondo Healing Ceremony: Reconciliation and Celebration

The Rondo Healing Ceremony was held on July 17, 2015 DSC_0964at the corner of Concordia and Fisk Streets. At the time, this was a vacant lot. Now the site is equipped with garden beds, on its way to becoming the Rondo Commemorative Plaza. Serving as a transition from ruins of

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