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The Golden Triangle of India. It sounds exotic, ancient and fascinating … but maybe a little too distant and confusing for a vacation destination? What if you could make that trip of a lifetime with someone who knows her way around and wants to share her knowledge with you?

With age comes perspective, and perhaps that perspective is best used on the road.

A dog is a constant companion, member of the family and sometimes your partner. Those familiar with such in-depth dog partnerships are police officers in Edina’s K9 unit.

We all have a moment where we think, “Man, I should have taken a picture.” Maybe it’s your mother laughing at a joke, or the first time a toddler meets a dog. Sometimes, it’s a moment you especially want to remember.

Thomas Pfeifer grew up in Edina. He had a pretty typical Edina childhood. He graduated from Edina High School in 1984. After his junior year in college he came home for the summer.

International Women’s Day (IWD) is just around the corner, and we at Edina Magazine, an employer of many women, are proud to proclaim the day’s significance.

It’s a wonderful feeling to be recognized for your hard work—even better when recognized by your peers.

“It was the first award to be given at the [Minnesota Association of Assessing Officers, MAAO],” says Bob Wilson, assessor for the City of Edina. “I truly was very shocked.”

Readers, you voted for your favorite businesses in a bunch of fun categories this year, from restaurants to doggy daycares to fitness spots. Before the winners of our Best of Edina 2018 contest are announced in July, here are the top three finalists in each category (listed alphabetically).

"A Night in Paris"

Dedicated parents and volunteers coordinated a fabulous night of fundraising for Normandale French Immersion programming in Edina. A silent auction, balloon art, live entertainment and a live auction were all part of the French-themed festivities.

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Saturday, September 14
[Benefits & Fundraisers]
Celebrate 20 years of an inspirational event - HOM Teal Strides for Ovarian Cancer! Hosted by the Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance (MOCA), this walk/run raises money for ovarian cancer research and programming.
Friday, October 11
[Arts & Performance], [Benefits & Fundraisers]
Silent and Live Auction, Dinner and Dancing! Celebrate with the Steve Rummler HOPE Network and help raise funds to combat the opioid crisis in Minnesota and the nation!