Carlson Capital Management's donation to NCO

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Justin Stets and Greg Carlson (left and right in the photo - click to enlarge), principals of Northfield-based Carlson Capital Management (CCM), announced today that they were making a $7,500 contribution to Northfield Citizens Online (NCO), the non-profit organization that operates Northfield.org.

ncoccmpressreleasethumb.gifI'm more than pleased, of course.

As a co-founder of NCO, it's been a dream of mine to be able to devote more time to it and have it grow to the next level as an organization. Carlson Cap's generosity will go a long way towards making that happen.

See the PDF of the press release or keep reading for the HTML version, complete with links.

Carlson Capital Management donation to boost the local blogosphere

Local firm likes Northfield.org’s citizen journalism;
funding allows Northfield Citizens Online to hire part-time executive director

November 30, 2005

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(Northfield, Minn.) Nov. 30, 2005 -- Greg Carlson and Justin Stets, principals of Northfield-based Carlson Capital Management (CCM), announced today that they were making a $7,500 contribution to Northfield Citizens Online (NCO), the non-profit organization that operates Northfield.org. The NCO board will use the donation to hire Griff Wigley, NCO co-founder and longtime volunteer, as a part-time executive director.

“Fifteen years ago a group of dedicated and inspired volunteers birthed and nurtured a concept that strengthened the community of Northfield through discussion and information via its ‘electronic commons,’ said Greg Carlson, CCM’s founding principal. “We believe the next phase of this organization will have a profound impact on the area and we want to do our part to make that happen. As members of a community we are often asked to contribute to many worthwhile causes, but this story is different; we actually sought out Northfield.org because of what we believe to be its impressive potential.