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HUD Secretary Donovan visits Frogtown Square - March 4, 2011


image The City of Saint Paul welcomed Shaun Donovan, United States Secretary for Housing and Urban Development (HUD) during a visit to Frogtown Square. Secretary Donovan was joined by U.S. Representatives Betty McCollum and Keith Ellison, Deputy Mayor Paul Williams and Ward 1 Councilmember Melvin Carter, III for a press conference and tour of the HUD-funded Kings Crossing senior apartments and the locally-owned Frogtown Square small business retail locations. Thanks to help from Northeast Dale-University (NEDU), local entrepreneurs will operate businesses that are set to contribute to the future prosperity of the Saint Paul community. Frogtown Square press release Video of press conferenceFrogtown Square website

J&J Distributing Press Conference - September 3, 2010


image J&J Distributing 'fruit cutting' ceremony Senator Franken, Senator Klobuchar, Congresswoman McCollum joined Mayor Coleman, Councilmember Carter, the Saint Paul Port Authority and other officials to talk about J&J Distributing's plans for expansion. J&J Distributing press release Video of the press conference J&J Distributing video by U.S. Department of Energy (April 2011)

Rebuild Saint Paul Launch - August 18, 2010

image View the materials and news coverage below from the Rebuild Saint Paul launch on August 18. Rebuild Saint Paul press release Video of the press conferenceNews coverage