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Sample Invitation Email for Opening Weekend Concerts

One of our SOSMN Leaders sent this email to many of her friends the week of September 8. If you’d like to send a message to your friends and aren’t quite sure what to say, feel free to borrow any … Continue reading

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SOSMN to City of Mpls: If Granting MOA a One-Year Exemption, Attach Certain Conditions

On March 24, Save Our Symphony MN wrote a fifth letter to Minneapolis Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED) Interim Executive Director Chuck Lutz, copying Mayor Betsy Hodges and City Attorney Susan Segal. Our letter follows the announcement of MOA President/CEO Michael Henson’s … Continue reading

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SOSMN to City of Mpls: MOA’s Revised Annual Report Still Raises Concerns

On March 3, the Minnesota Orchestral Association (MOA) delivered a revised annual report to the City of Minneapolis, required by MOA’s Lease of Orchestra Hall from the City.  They were asked to revise their initial report of December 12 in … Continue reading

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“Bring Back Osmo” Letters and Posts

Attorney Lee Henderson has shared the results of his February 1 StarTribune commentary piece with us at SOSMN.  About 2500 people responded, and Mr. Henderson summarizes the results and shares some of the comments in his February 6 letter to … Continue reading

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SOSMN to City of Mpls: MOA in Non-Curable Default on Lease Terms

On Friday, January 10, Save Our Symphony MN wrote a third letter to Minneapolis Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED) Executive Director Jeremy Hanson Willis, copying Mayor Betsy Hodges and City Attorney Susan Segal. This letter addresses which aspects of the … Continue reading

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Attorney Lee Henderson to City of Mpls: MOA not in Compliance with Lease

On Tuesday, December 31, and Thursday, January 3, Save Our Symphony MN wrote letters to Minneapolis Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED) Executive Director Jeremy Hanson Willis, arguing that the Minnesota Orchestral Association (MOA) is in Default under Section 28(I) of … Continue reading

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SOSMN to City of Mpls.: MOA has not Provided Complete and Accurate Financial Data

On Friday, January 3, Save Our Symphony MN wrote a letter to Minneapolis Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED) Executive Director Jeremy Hanson Willis, copying Mayor Betsy Hodges and City Attorney Susan Segal. Our letter responds to statements made by … Continue reading

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