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Foundation grant aims to move east metro market


Though various groups around the east metro continue to work on economic development brought on by extensive transit planning, much of the region faces geographical challenges.

That’s where the new East Metro Strong initiative comes in, hoping to get all brain power together from every corner of the region to use the recently awarded $750,000 McKnight Foundation grant to “move the market” in a prosperous way.

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Riham Feshir
Riham Feshir has been a reporter/ photographer with the Woodbury Bulletin since 2011. She covers Woodbury City Hall, Washington County Board of Commissioners and business news around the city. Riham holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication from the University of Minnesota. She previously worked for two other Forum Communications newspapers in Central Minnesota. Follow Riham on Twitter @RihamFeshir for the latest updates.
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