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Mark Sifferlin in a car at the 2021 Edina Fourth of July Parade

When Mark Sifferlin agreed to chair the 2021 Edina 4th of July Parade, he thought he was saying yes to creating a parade float for the Rotary Club of Edina.

Four of Edina Magazine's Advisory Board Members

Meet the individuals who serve on our Editorial Advisory Board and discover their favorite spots around town.

Local author and librarian Maureen Millea Smith is a connector.

Taking a (Golf) Swing at Cancer

The best compliment an author can hope to receive is when readers say they couldn’t put a book down.

Citizen of Edina

On Christmas Eve 2020, Shelly Loberg, a member of the Edina Community Foundation’s COVID-19 Relief Fund Committee, drove through a snowstorm to deliver $500 disaster-relief checks to struggling restaurant workers.

Mary Brindle

Mary Brindle likes to be where stuff is happening, to have, “her fingers on the knobs and be a part of something,” she says. This drive is what led Brindle to say “Yes” when she was encouraged to run for city council (2009–2020).

Paul Mooty at the White House Made in America Showcase.

Paul Mooty joined the Rotary Club of Edina in 1999. He’s served on the board of directors for the Edina Community Foundation (2011-2019), Fairview Southdale Hospital and the Edina Chamber of Commerce.

Michaela Blaes  with Ace

If you’ve seen more wagging little tails in your neighborhood lately, then you’ve noticed a trend since the start of the pandemic: an uptick in dog ownership, a phenomenon confirmed by Edina Pet Hospital.

Ukasha Daka

Ukasha Dakane has been an Edina resident for seven years.

Wayne Kostroski

Wayne Kostroski didn’t set out to found an event that would fund 25 million meals. A local restauranteur since 1980, Kostroski toured a St. Paul food bank in 1985, was struck by the need and realized that he was in a position to help.

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