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Fridays in the Valley Founders
(Vicki and Sue)

“Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.”  Victor Hugo

Valley Community Presbyterian Church has long enjoyed a rich musical heritage. Building on this tradition, Fridays in the Valley was created for local musicians to showcase their talents while providing a benefit for local charities.

Fridays in the Valley is an eclectic mix of quality musicians performing in an intimate setting, making fine music accessible to our community.

Funding for the Fridays in the Valley concert series is made possible by a gift from Greg and Mary Rom.

Previous musical groups performing in the Fridays in the Valley concert series include:

Dolce Wind Quartet

Dueling Quartet

Good News Big Band

Twin Cities Horn Club

Twin Cities Trumpet Ensemble

Victory Park Brass

Stone Arch Collective

 

 

 

 

BENEFIT RECIPIENTS

Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery remains the only residential crisis nursery in Minnesota, and one of only 20 in the country. They started back in 1978 with a goal to establish a crisis helpline 24 hours a day, seven days a week; and to shelter six children per day. Today they answer over 4,000 crisis calls and shelter over 2,200 children a year. They remain committed to ending child abuse and neglect and to supporting and strengthening families in our community.

 

Clare Terrace in Robbinsdale provides a continuum of affordable and supportive housing options that create healing communities and optimize the health of people living with HIV/AIDS. Clare Housing provides an array of housing and supportive service options designed to guide people toward wholeness and self-sufficiency.

 

Walk to Defeat ALS is an annual event let by the ALS Association (National Office and the MN/ND/SD Chapter). They focus primarily on providing services to assist people with ALS and their families live with ALS. The local chapter also supports the National ALSA office through revenue sharing and research contributions.