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Local chapter of National Black Nurses organizes festive gathering

 
Eliminating health disparities high on their agenda
 
By Robin James

Contributing Writer

 

Stepping into Spring with the “Minnesota Black Nurses Association” was the joyous theme at the organization’s first annual gala on Saturday, March 9, held at the Crown Plaza hotel in Brooklyn Park, co-sponsored by The Minnesota Black Nurses Association (MNBNA) and a number of other local organizations. This special event was dedicated to fundraising for scholarships for the next generation of nurses and was attended by nearly 200 guests, who took part in festivities that lasted over three hours but didn’t feel like a long, drawn-out

occasion. According to event organizers, there are approximately 100 Black nurses in the Twin Cities area. The overall polish and organization of the affair gave the distinct impression that the engagement wasn’t the MNBNA’s first go-around. Familiar faces in the crowd included Ramsey County Commissioner Toni Carter and Roxanne Givens, founder of the Minnesota African American Museum and Cultural Center. Continue Reading →

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Local food broker brings global food to Twin Cities

African, African American and Caribbean foods now available at Cub

 

By James L. Stroud, Jr.

Contributing Writer

 

According to an agreement between Cub Foods and Minnesota-based Global African Foods, Inc. (GAF), food items familiar to people from the continent of Africa, the Caribbean islands and African Americans will be distributed by GAF to 30 different Cub Foods stores in the Twin Cities area and a location in Rochester. You can find these items in the ethnic foods section under the African/African American/Caribbean foods banner.  

 

Global African Foods products are available at the following list of Cub Foods grocery stores:

 

 

• Cub Apple Valley

 

• Cub Broadway in Minneapolis

 

• Cub Brooklyn Center

 

• Cub Brooklyn Park South

 

• Cub Burnsville Heart of City

 

• Cub Lake Street in Minneapolis

 

• Cub Lyndale South in Bloomington, MN

 

• Cub Rochester

 

• Cub Fridley

 

• Cub Maplewood East

 

• Cub Midway in St. Paul

 

• Cub Nicollet in Minneapolis

 

• Cub Phalen in East St. Paul

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