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Aug 15

SUPPLIER DIVERSITY SUMMIT

One of the objectives of Somalia Rebuild Organization is to help small bushiness in our community. SRO and other small business owners have had the opportunity to attend the Supplier Diversity Summit on August, 3, 2016 for the first time. The event was held at Mayo Civic Center and small business were able to benefit …

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Aug 11

Parent and Youth Education

The Rochester Somali Community has gathered on behalf of Somalia Rebuild Organization to discuss parent and youth education. The event was held at Rochester STEM Academy on Sunday August 7th, 2016. Key speakers at the event were: Don Barlow candidate School board and Rochester Police. policy oversight Commission P.H.D Jeanine Gangeness vice. President and Winona …

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Aug 02

After School Program

Somalia Rebuild Organization is running one of it’s after school classes. SRO helps young students build the basic math, reading, science, and writing skills needed to succeed in school. The classes are held twice a week. The class was attended by many parents and older youth.  

Jul 18

Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run on July 17th, 2016.

Somalia Rebuild Organization hosted the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run on July 17th, 2016. The Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run is an international torch relay that visits many organizations. The hope is spread the message of peace for a more perfect and brighter world. Now in its 29th year, the Peace Run, the longest torch …

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Jul 09

Ramadan Cup

Somali Rebuild Organization participated in the annual Ramadan Cup, Rochester, MN.  Eight teams have competed for the trophy. The Ramadan cup is organized by Daud Ali (Aideed) the chairmen of the Somali sports teams of Rochester. The teams that reached the finals were S&A FC and Sudan FC who competed for 1st place. S&A FC won …

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May 22

SMIF’s Prosperity Initiative graduates first 6 minority-owned southern Minnesota businesses

One of  Somalia Rebuild Organization’s goals is to improve and expand the Somalia small businesses in Southeast Minnesota. Recently SRO has worked closely with SMIFoundation to better assist the needs of the Somali business owners.  Part of SMIFoundations programs is the Prosperity Initiative and our executive director and founder was able to participate in the program and …

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Apr 09

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony |Tuesday April 5th, 2016|

Somali Rebuild Organization moved to a new location at 1700 North Broadway Suite 152A, Rochester,MN. Omar Yusuf Nur the Executive Director and Founder welcomed city leaders and Somali community members to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony. The Rochester Chamber of Commerce hosted the ribbon cutting ceremony because SRO is member of the chamber Mayor Ardell Brede cut the …

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Mar 21

Youth Intervention Program Association (YIPA) Quarterly Meeting of the Association March 11th, 2016

Somalia Rebuild attended the YIPA quarterly meeting of the association in Brooklyn, MN. Many organizations from greater Minnesota attended to serve the youth. The event was sponsored by Wells Fargo and it was great opportunity to network learn about other organization who have a similar mission as SRO.  

Mar 11

Minority Business Conference |March 4th, 2016|-Rochester Area Foundation

Somalia Rebuild Organization attended the “Minority Business Conference” presented by the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF). Somali Rebuild Organization partnered with SMIF to bring together minorities ranging from Somalian, Latinos, and others. More than 10 Somali business owners attended the conference to learn about opportunities that could enhance their business,

Jan 21

Youth Sports Program- Season Awards

Somalia Rebuild Organization hosted the end of the season final tournament from the 2015 season.  The white team won first place while the orange team secured second place.  The season MVP was Burhan Hassan and played well throughout the season.  The event was held at the YMCA on January 16th, 2016.  These youth had the …

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