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Blogger Roundup: Volunteers Needed, Business Tips and Top School

A look at recent blogs posted on Golden Valley Patch.

Each week, Golden Valley community members turn to Patch’s Local Voices section to share information, insight and opinions about what matters to them. Patch blogs give anyone from gardening enthusiasts to local business owners the power to easily connect with the whole neighborhood.

Here’s a look at what Golden Valley Patch bloggers had to say over the last week.

Robbinsdale Cooper High School Students Volunteer at Therapeutic Riding Ranch

The south metro’s only therapeutic horseback riding ranch got a major overhaul this week, thanks to an infusion of more than 1,000 hours of volunteer labor from Twin Cities area employees of Honeywell and students from Cooper High School in Robbinsdale.

Be Very Careful When You Talk to Your 401(k)

Blogger Ric Lager writes about the confusion that can often ensue after an employee leaves his or her company and takes a new job.

Is Your Sales Hiring Process Too Long?

Lee B. Salz tells hiring professionals to be timely when hiring sales employees. “Top salespeople are turned off by elongated interview processes,” Salz writes.

New Hope Learning Center Playground Build Needs Volunteers

If you’re looking for volunteer opportunities, consider helping Robbinsdale Area Schools build a new playground on May 31.

Robbinsdale Armstrong High School Named One of the Best in the Nation

Robbinsdale Armstrong High School was ranked by Newsweek as one of the 2,000 best high schools in the United States.

Getting Organized: Choosing the Right Business Structure

Are you starting your own business, but not sure what structure to use? The Minnesota Dept. of Employment and Economic Development offers advice.

Do you want to join Local Voices? Email Community Editor Val Engler at val.engler@patch.com, or get started here.

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