Friday, September 16, 2011

Fall Clean Up!

Fall Clean Up!

Attention Apple Valley Residents! Fall clean up day is upon us again. Common household goods can be disposed of at a nominal fee. You can bring your goods to the Central Maintenance Facility (6442 140th Street, West Apple Valley) on September 24th from 8am-1pm.

A list of accepted materials:

-Car tires: $5 ea., semi tires $10 ea., tractor tires $25 ea. -Furniture: Recliner, sofa, love seat $10 ea.

Hide-a-bed $20 ea., wooden chairs $5 ea. -Scrap metal: $7 minimum - small items (bikes, propane tanks)

$10 minimum -lg items (lawnmowers, grills, snow blowers) -Home remodeling debris: Volume based ($40-45/pickup load)* -Carpet and padding: $1/sq. yd. (provide approx. dimensions) -Mattresses and boxsprings: $10 ea.; Baby mattresses: $5 ea. -Miscellaneous: Volume based ($25-30/car load; $40-45/pickup load)*

*Price varies depending on volume/weight

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Parade of Homes

Whether your chasing after the dream of owning your own home, or you are seeking tips and ideas about trends, products, and decor to add to a home you already own, this fall's Parade of Homes may be just the place for you! With 278 new homes (including two highly exquisite "dream homes"), spread over more than 60 cities, you will be sure to find what you are looking for. Don't want to visit all 278? You don't have to! Parade of Homes even has an online Tour Planner to help guide you to only the homes you would like to visit! The Parade of Homes ends October 2ND, so plan your tour today!

Parade of Homes Tour Planner

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Free Flu Shots

Kohl’s department store and Children’s Hospitals and Clinics will offer free flu vaccines this weekend at the Apple Valley Kohl’s store. Kohl’s awarded Children’s with a grant to create the Kohl’s and Children’s Influenza Prevention Project, which includes giving flu vaccines, and offering educational assemblies in schools.

The vaccines will be available this weekend in Apple Valley and other cities around the metro including Roseville, Owatonna, Blaine and Maplewood. Head to the Apple Valley Kohl’s on Friday September 9th from 4 to 8pm and Saturday September 10th from 11am -4pm for your free vaccine.

Friday, September 2, 2011

Business Owners Go Green!

Are you interested in going green but are not sure where to start?

A workshop sponsored by Dakota Valley Recycling might be just what you need! This FREE workshop will focus on how to implement green initiatives that will improve the overall efficiency of your business. A panel of businesses who have already implemented energy saving and environmentally friendly initiatives will be available for questions and answers. The workshop takes place Tuesday September13th from 8:30-10:30am at the Eagan Community Center. This workshop is open to all owners, managers, and employees in the Eagan, Burnsville, and Apple Valley area. Pre-registration is required by September 6th, and can be done by calling 952-895-4511 or online at