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Posted on 05/10/2013 4:36:33 AM PDT by TurboZamboni
Play is serious business for Tom Evers, as serious as a million dollars.
His idea to make play more meaningful is one of 30 semifinalists in the St. Paul Forever Challenge contest to use $1 million to make St. Paul a better city.
"We teach how to lead games and diffuse conflict," said Evers, who hopes to enhance play for children and adults.
On Thursday, May 9, the St. Paul Foundation announced the semifinalists.
The foundation's idea competition has been operating for years, but interest exploded when the prize was jacked up to $1 million this year.
More than 900 entries were received, and community-building conversations were launched across the city.
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"peace peddlers"? really?