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June 14, 2017 / Sam Nagurny

Our third day was full of more amazing memories being made left and right! 

Campers spent the morning at Aberdeen in a variety of clinics and workshops building on the skills learned on day one. The campers bonded with one another and learning what it truly means to be a member of a team through games against other teams. After a short trip back to the campground, campers were treated to a variey...

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June 13, 2017 / Sam Nagurny

We are so excited to be kicking off a busy summer here at the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation with our overnight camp! Overnight camps are a great time for growth in children of all ages, and our campers are in for a fantastic week of making friends and learning new skills both on and off of...

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May 23, 2017 / Sam Nagurny

We are excited to add another member to the program team! Please welcome our newest program coordinator, Courtney Stephens. Here’s a little about Courtney in her own words…

Hi Everyone! My name is Courtney Stephens and I am very excited to be the newest member of the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation team. I graduated from Drew University in May 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. While at Drew, I was a member of the women’s basketball team where I was...

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May 08, 2017 / Sam Nagurny

Remarkable things occur every day throughout our country when members of the community and law enforcement team up to make a difference. With your help, we can continue to shine a light on communities united, not divided.

The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation is launching the ...

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January 20, 2017 / Sam Nagurny

Each January we celebrate National Mentoring Month. This month is dedicated to recognize the positive influence mentors have on the lives of young people in communities around the country. The Foundation staff wants to share what being a mentor means to them. See what our staff has to say! 


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January 16, 2017 / Sam Nagurny

Today is a national holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. On this day, we encourage you to take to heart the words of Dr. King:



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January 09, 2017 / Sam Nagurny

Today is annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Day - thank you to our law enforcement partners for all you do for the Foundation and for our communities! The Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation is proud to have partners who are willing to put their lives on the line to protect us and our families. Our signature program, ...

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December 22, 2016 / Sam Nagurny

Happy Holidays from all of us here at the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation! We wish you and yours the best during this holiday season.

The Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation offices will be closed December 26 through January 2. We look forward to a wonderful 2017! 

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December 09, 2016 / Sam Nagurny

We have grown again, this time welcoming Joe Rossow as the Executive Vice President of Operations. We are glad to have Joe on our team! Let’s hear from Joe…

Hello everyone! My name is Joe Rossow, and I was born and raised in Minneapolis, MN. Prior to joining the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation, I served as the principal of Michael Dowling Urban E-STEAM Magnet School located in Minneapolis, MN. During my tenure, the Dowling School secured over $300,000 in donations to redesign the existing...

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December 07, 2016 / Sam Nagurny

Today marks 75 years since the attack at Pearl Harbor. That grim day marked a turning point for the United States, influencing the decision to join World War II. On this anniversary, we want to take a moment to remember and thank those who have served for our country. We have a responsibility to recognize those who made the ultimate sacrifice, allowing for our great nation to become what it is today. Thank you to all who have served, and to those who continue to protect the American way of life.

The Foundation is proud to have partners who continue to...

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