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Donate to the Byrne Food Drive on Oct. 25

BrainPower in a BackPack Food Drive

Thursday, October 25th

Sponsored by William Byrne Elementary

  • Bring in food drive donations to the Taste of Byrne Community Potluck
  • Your donated items may be dropped off at the front entrance area at William Byrne on the night of the potluck.
  • Suggested donations items: canned soups, canned vegetables, individually packaged fruit cups, juice boxes, oatmeal, breakfast bars, cereal, ramen noodles, meals in box, Mac N Cheese, etc.


District 191 Bowls for Brainpower Event set for April 12

The eighth annual Bowls for BrainPower is set for Thursday, April 12 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the upper level of Diamondhead Education Center, 200 W. Burnsville Pkwy, in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191.

This annual fund-raiser supports BrainPower in a Backpack, a largely student-supported community service program that provides weekend meals to elementary school students in need. BrainPower, which is funded entirely with donations, currently sends food home with more than 675 children each weekend during the school year in District 191.

Attend the back-to-school superhero dance; get in free with food donation

Join us for the MW Savage Back-to-School Superhero Dance on Friday, Sept. 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. 

This is your chance to do more than just dress like your favorite superhero. You can BE a Superhero by bringing in five non-perishable food items as a donation to Brainpower in a Backpack. As a reward, your admission to the dance will be FREE!