News notes – September 15, 2011

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Senior care facility breaks ground on Brooklyn Park expansion

Senior care facility Saint Therese at Oxbow Lake broke ground Sept. 12 for an expansion of its Brooklyn Park campus. The 64-bed addition will include both transitional and long-term care suites. Other features will include a fitness center with a therapy pool, therapy services and family-style dining. Saint Therese is a nonprofit faith-based organization that provides assisted living, rehabilitation and fitness, memory care, transitional care, senior housing and palliative care. Other campuses are located in New Hope and Shoreview. For information, visit

School president installed

William Hudson was installed as sixth president of Totino-Grace High School at a Sept. 2 school Mass with Bishop Lee Piché presiding. Hudson served as vice president for mission at the Fridley school for the past seven years. Prior to coming to Totino-Grace, he served as the associate executive director of the Secondary Schools Department at the National Catholic Educational Association in Washington. Before serving at the NCEA, Hudson was at Hill-Murray School in Maplewood as a teacher, campus minister, coach, club moderator, dean of students and assistant principal.

Centennial celebration

To celebrate its 100th anniversary, the League of Catholic Women will host the “Harvest of Hope” luncheon Sept. 21 at Midland Hills Country Club in St. Paul.  At the event, the League will honor three individuals with Women Becoming Awards, presented to those who have beaten the odds and are building better futures for themselves and their children.  The nominating agencies of the three recipients hold a long-standing partnership with the League. The recipients are Shantae Holmes of the Northside Child Development Center, Rosalind Anderson of St. Catherine University’s Access and Success program, and Natasha Holt of the Jeremiah Program.

Wayzata nonprofit relocates

After making its home in Wayzata for 32 years, Interfaith Outreach & Community Partners has moved to Plymouth. The 40,000-square-foot space and on-site partners, including Hennepin County and Wayzata Community Education, will allow them to serve more families more efficiently. A nonprofit begun in 1979, IOCP brings eight west suburban communities together to create opportunities for all to thrive. IOCP responds to the emergency and long-term needs of families and individuals.

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