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.

U.S. veteran and Paralympian Melissa Stockwell holding medal

Just like most of 2020, the launch of U.S. veteran and Paralympian Melissa Stockwell’s book wasn’t to plan.

Nick Legeros standing by one of his bronze sculpture

Nick Legeros is an Edina sculptor whose work sets a high standard for public art in our community.

Carly Zucker behind the mic hosting her program for KFAN.

Carly Zucker lives out her passion for philanthropy.

A drawing on a lunchbag. Bradley Smith and his children stand in front of the U.S. Capitol

Finding himself out of work and, for the first time, a stay-at-home dad, Edina resident Bradley Smith wanted a way to connect with his kids. Thinking back to his own childhood, he came up with a plan.

The Italian countryside

Anna Bonavita founded travel company Esperienza after visiting the dying village of Pennabilli.

Shrey Ramesh, the Edina High School student honored by the Edina Community Foundation, leans against some lockers.

Because of his community involvement and desire to benefit the lives of others, Shrey Ramesh was recognized last year by the Edina Community Foundation’s Connecting with Kids program

Ava Mehta, the Edina girl who will compete in the National All-American Miss pageant

This November, Ava Mehta from Edina will travel to Anaheim, Calif. to compete in the National All-American Miss pageant.

Ryan Schenck, one of the 2019 Prep Elite from Edina High School

We shine a Senior Spotlight on students at Edina High School who are dedicated, hard-working, have a mind for service and enjoy giving back to the community.

Mariam Diaby, who earned a letter in community service at Edina High School

Mariam Diaby says the letter in community service from Edina High School is her greatest achievement so far.

Bennett Dykstra, an Edina High School senior

Bennett Dykstra takes service to heart as a member of the Edina High School Student Council and part of Tapestry Church's youth group for young people with special needs.