Golden Valley's 125th Anniversary Upcoming Events

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Help commemorate Golden Valley's 125th anniversary by participating in the following 2011 community events.

student 125th logoEssay Contest for 5th and 6th Grade Students

Golden Valley’s 125th Anniversary Planning Team is sponsoring a historical essay contest for students in the 5th and 6th grade. Winners will be announced Dec 2, 2011, will have their essays posted on the Golden Valley City website, and will receive $50 for first prize and $25 for second prize.

125th Anniversary Commemorative Luncheon

Friday, Dec 2, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm (RSVP by Nov 23)
@ Golden Valley Golf & Country Club

Please join the community in celebrating the 125th anniversary of Golden Valley. The commemorative luncheon program will include recognition of Golden Valley Hall of Fame nominees, display of time capsule contents, a celebration of the year's activities, and more.   Rena Sarigianopoulous, KARE 11 TV will emcee and Minnesota State Demographer Tom Gillaspy will give the keynote, "The Future of Golden Valley."

Cost: $20 (includes lunch; cash bar available)
Hosted by the Golden Valley Rotary, Golden Valley 125th Anniversary Team, and Golden Valley Golf & Country Club.

Program will include:

  • Recognition of Golden Valley Hall of Fame Nominees
  • Display of Time Capsule Contents
  • Celebration of Year's Activities

RSVP by Nov 23 by mail to: Sandy Werts, Brookview Community Center, 200 Brookview Parkway, Golden Valley, MN 55426.
Please include:

  • Your name
  • Your address, day phone, and email
  • Number attending and their names
  • Check payable to City of Golden Valley 125th Anniversary Fund


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Look for the student logo on events for kids throughout 2011.