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Class Challenge

2018 is the last year for the 3-year CHALLENGE by the Class of 1961 to raise funds for the Hotel Sacred Heart restoration project. Will you join the challenge by donating to this important project and help restore this historic structure so it can be used again! See letter to Alumni.

New Exhibits

View the "World War I: In Service" exhibit thru September 11. "Our Saviors Lutheran Church: 150 Years" exhibit opens Tuesday, September 18, 2018. 

Next Quarterly Meeting

Join us at the Sacred Heart Area Museum on Thursday, October 4 at 7PM for a program presented by Ron Bolduan (photographer, speaker, naturalist) on the Minnesota River Valley Byway. There is no business meeting.

Online Gift Shop
You can now go online to pay for memberships and events, make contributions, and purchase Gifts from the Heart. Click on "Gift Shop" at the left side of this page.
Construction Documents for Hotel Sacred Heart completed! Grant submitted for Phase 1 Construction
The Minnesota Historical Society awarded a Minnesota Historical Cultural Heritage Grant in the amount of $10,000 to SHAHS for Construction Documents for Hotel Sacred Heart Phase 1. The grant project generated the construction documents for the first of three phases in the Hotel Sacred Heart rehabilitation, which focuses on the building's façade. A grant for Phase 1 construction has been applied for through the Legacy Amendment's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Approved grant projects will be announced in December.

Next Board meeting
September 20, 2018, 2:00 PM at the Sacred Heart Area Museum. All board meetings are open to the public.

Attention Thrivent Members
The Sacred Heart Area Historical Society has been enrolled as a participating organization in Thrivent Choice, providing you the opportunity to direct your Thrivent Choice Dollars to SHAHS. Thrivent Choice is a charitable grant program that allows eligible members to recommend where Thrivent Financial distributes part of its charitable outreach grant funds each year. Funds designated to SHAHS will be used to carry out the charitable or educational purposes of SHAHS. If you have any questions about your eligibility to direct Choice Dollars, please contact your Thrivent representative or call 1-800-847-4836 and say “Thrivent Choice” at the prompt or email mail@thrivent.com.