Author: Carrie Carroll

The Northfield Shares Board of Directors and Executive Director, Carrie Carroll, are delighted to announce that Jodi Doeden has joined the staff as Program and Administrative Manager.  Jodi has a great background in program & project management through her experiences with Dahl Consulting  where she worked...

Northfield Shares, in concert with advisors, strive to assist donors use their financial gifts as a tool to accomplish what is important to them. A key component of this work is to develop and implement tax-efficient philanthropic plans that align with the desires to make...

Alice Thomas waited patiently for a meeting of the Northfield in Bloom Committee to commence. The City Administrator arrived late saying he had just met with the Fire Department regarding a plan by the railroad to burn the 1888 Northfield Depot.  In a place that...

Northfield Affordable Housing Task Force What happens when you sit down at a table and ask leaders from non-profits, the faith community and the corporate sector of Northfield to talk about affordable housing? They happily come together and share resources, ideas and expand to a...

National Volunteer Recognition Week is April 18-24th and now more than ever, we want to encourage thanking and showing appreciation to the volunteers in your organization.  Northfield Shares is your partner in promoting, recruiting and retaining volunteers. We are offering a few ideas for showing...

Dan Bergeson Every summer folks gather in downtown Northfield’s Bridge Square, at the local churches, parks, retirement centers and local restaurants; they may be toting lawn chairs and coolers as they listen to everything from traditional alphorns to brass bands in Civil War era attire.  The...

Sina Henry Having worked in customer service for 50 years at Sheldahl Flexible Technology it’s no secret that Sina Henry is good with people.  Starting her job after graduation from High School in Lakeville, she went to make her life in Northfield one filled with service. Now...

As an octogenarian you would think that Carol Cole has earned a relaxing retirement; she has raised a family and volunteered her knowledge, skills and abilities for the last 63 years in her community and overseas.  Instead, this inspirational woman sees no end to opportunities...

Retiring two years ago, Karl Bouvin asked himself, ‘”Where are the needs?” He identified food as the first thing he wanted to help with and families in need as the next.  Volunteering with Community Action Center he rescued produce from grocery stores that was taken...