2017 Honor Roll Awards, Friday, January 26, 2018
DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS – DECEMBER 1, 2017
Nominate a person from Highland Park that you feel makes a difference.
What is the Neighborhood Honor Roll?
The Neighborhood Honor Roll is a citywide award to honor people who improve the quality of life in Saint Paul. Recipients can be either an individual or group who you feel has made a difference. The Neighborhood Honor Roll Awards Night has become an annual tradition to recognize those neighbors who go above and beyond to help make our neighborhoods a better place in which to live and work.
Sue Stein – Sue convened a group of 15 residents to improve pedestrian and bicyclist safety on shared portions of the Mississippi River Blvd Trail. She showed leadership in raising awareness of the problem, motivating others to act, engaging city staff on solutions and identifying locations for safety-signs. Many residents and visitors will benefit from her efforts to ensure a safe, pleasant outdoor experience.
Tia Anderson- Tia Anderson is the past President of the Highland District Council. She served on the District Council for five years prior to becoming its President for three years, and has spent countless hours leading the group in advocating for the residents of Highland Park and volunteering at community events. Further, Tia joined the Board of Friends of Highland Arts, and serves as its Treasurer, making her a strong and effective advocate for public art in the community.
Elite Repeat –Elite Repeat has been hosting a food/cash drive benefiting The Food Group, with 2 food/cash drives each year, They have collected 12,267 pounds of food and $10,998 in cash donations. Collectively, these donations have provided 28,536 meals in our community.
They also donate ALL of their unsold clothing, shoes and accessories at the end of each season to charity. For their 40th Anniversary celebration they donated 11% of sales (not just profits but total sales) to the Wetterling Foundation and on Earth Day donated a percentage of their sales to the Friends of the St Paul Parks to plant trees.
Past Highland Park Recipients
Shepard Davern Task Force
Circus Juventas (Dan and Betty Butler)
Sister Rosalind Gefre
Pastors Emory and Cindy Dively
Highland Friendship Club
Angela J. Lee, IHM
Highland Groveland Recreation Association