Shops & Business

Quinn Lewis has been involved with scouting since around the first or second grade, starting as a Cub Scout. Now he is on his way to becoming an Eagle Scout. 

Joanne Attikossie, 18, went from knowing enough English to ask, “Do you speak English?” to receiving a full financial scholarship to Washington University in St. Louis, where she plans to study environmental policy.

If you ask Mohamed Malim about his earliest memories, his response will take you all the way to Kenya, to the confines of a refugee camp where he lived with his mother and sibling.

In April, the Edina Chamber of Commerce recognized Michelle Norton as its volunteer of the year, an honor that’s been around for nearly half a century. Chamber president Lori Syverson noted Norton’s dedication to the issues she cares about, as well as chamber projects that benefit the community.

Entrepreneurs Todd and Kathy Laabs grew up in Iowa. They met at an MBA program at the University of Iowa.

For just over a year now, Art of Edina has brought community art into public spaces, according to Jill Emmer, director of Art of Edina and owner of Shine On Photos.

When Edina mom Anna Sabiston was pregnant, she discovered it was difficult to find maternity clothes that met the dress code at most private golf courses.

Aveda in Southdale Center received a makeover. With a focus on guest experience, Aveda executive director of retail, Evelyn Hill, says, “We incorporate the educational and professional in the world of beauty.”

Visit the Roe Wolfe pop-up in the Galleria right across from Crave. “We are a contemporary women’s boutique,” says owner Ashley Kilcher.

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