Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Obituaries Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Obituaries | Fred Malek, 82, Republican Fund-Raiser and Presidential Adviser, Dies Advertisement Supported by ByKatharine Q. Seelye March 27, 2019 Fred Malek, a major Republican fund-raiser and adviser to several presidents who also had a business career that included a stint as president of Marriott Hotels, died on Sunday in Virginia. He was 82. The American Action Network, a conservative advocacy group that he co-founded, announced the death. Mr. Malek’s family said he died of complications from an infection after hip surgery. Mr. Malek built up a wide-ranging political, corporate and philanthropic portfolio. It included running Northwest Airlines, serving as a power broker for the Republican Party and becoming a major benefactor to his alma mater, the United States Military Academy at West Point. … [Read more...] about Fred Malek, 82, Republican Fund-Raiser and Presidential Adviser, Dies
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Jaci Obst Bell has been around the block. She helped spearhead the development of the Kraus-Anderson (KA) Block in downtown Minneapolis near U.S. Bank Stadium that included the new headquarters for the KA real estate company as well as the construction of the HQ apartments, Elliot Park Hotel and the Finnegans microbrewery. Obst Bell was recently hired by Mortenson Development as a development executive where she will lead the build-out of the Midway "super block" that surrounds the new Allianz Field in St. Paul. Development of the entire 35-acre "super block," which encompasses land between University Avenue, Interstate 94, Snelling Avenue and Pascal Street, will likely take a decade to complete and cost two to three times the $250 million spent on the soccer stadium itself. Q: What attracted you to Mortenson Development? A: It's really diverse. It's diverse in a number of ways. I think that for me it's diverse culturally where women are in many important leadership roles. It's … [Read more...] about Mortenson Development’s Jaci Obst Bell talks soccer stadium development
When the Forest Green Rovers Football Club was founded, they took their name from the neighborhood where the soccer club played. These days, though, “forest green” is taking on an entirely new meaning for the club. The team, based in the Gloucestershire town of Nailsworth, can claim the title of the only vegan football club in the world. They are the world’s first U.N. certified carbon-neutral sports club, too. FGR’s stadium, The New Lawn, is powered by 100% green energy, some of which is generated by the solar panels on the stadium roof. The team plays on what is believed to be the first organic soccer field with no chemical fertilizers keeping the grass green, which is cut by a solar-powered robot lawnmower, they collect rainwater, the stadium kitchens recycle cooking oil into biofuel, and the stadium is outfitted with electric car charging facilities to encourage fans to travel to games sustainably. Now, the team is spreading its ethos beyond the … [Read more...] about Meet Forest Green Rovers, the British soccer team that’s carbon neutral, vegan, and on a mission
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