Shops & Business

Helping high school youth succeed in different aspects of life is something Becky Briggs truly loves. Last spring, Briggs received a Connecting with Kids leadership award. This is an honor given in recognition of a significant commitment on behalf of youth.

BoxElder Senior Moving Services is a full-service moving company for seniors. This Edina-based, family-owned company offers a variety of services like sorting, purging, disposal, organization, shipping, storage and staging.

A Chicago-based retailer opened at 50th and France last fall. Luxury Garage Sale, an upscale consignment store, is ready to serve up some serious styles to Edina shoppers. This will be the company’s fourth location.

The Polar Plunge will take place in Minnesota in late winter and early spring. These events, which raise money for the Special Olympics, are a great way to have fun while helping a great cause.

Annika Bridal Boutique—named by combining the owners’ names, Annie and Kate, with a nod toward Minnesota’s Nordic heritage—recently opened in Edina.

Master jeweler George Sawyer from Northeast Minneapolis was invited to Japan last summer for an exhibition organized to celebrate a 200-year-old jewelry studio.

Most women will offer a compliment whenever we see a friend sporting a terrific new outfit. Great fashion makes people feel good whether they’re wearing it or simply admiring it.

According to his Report of Separation from Active Duty, Colonel John “Jack” Hougen’s military career lasted 33 years. The report also lists his numerous commendations, medals and badges, implying his uniform glittered.

People in Edina work to help their neighbors every day. We’d like to introduce you to just a few of them.