Jennifer (Jenny) Norris Peterson

Jenny Norris Peterson represents is a philanthropy speaker, writer, and consultant working with not-for-profits and families through her business, Norris Peterson Consulting. She speaks nationally on women’s philanthropy for audiences of women as well as not-for-profit professionals wanting to learn how to engage women as donors.

She currently is writing a book featuring more than 30 astoundingly generous women spanning a wide range of ages, ethnicities, and asset levels.

Jenny formerly was a Philanthropic Advisor for Lutheran World Relief and for Luther Seminary. While serving LSS of Minnesota, she co-created the Dare to Dream conference and statewide educational focus on women’s philanthropy.

A graduate of St. Olaf College, Jenny recently served on the national steering committee for the ELCA’s successful $200 million comprehensive campaign.

Jenny hikes frequently in St. Paul parks to enjoy nature’s beauty, breathe in fresh air, exercise, and gather with friends safely during the pandemic. Her favorites are Crosby Farm Park and Hidden Falls Park.

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What a great video!

Thank you everyone who attended and supported the Party for the Parks! It was a gorgeous day with fabulous music honoring amazing volunteers and raising funds to expand equity and access across our park system! So much love and joy in Phalen Regional Park last Wednesday! Thank you! Thank you! #stppartyfortheparks #WeLoveVolunteers💕 #friendsofswedehollow #MayorMelvinCarter #comofriends #friendsofupperlanding #friendsofwacoutacommonspark #ramseyhillassociation #mayormelvincarteriii #MetroState #metrostate50years #eastsidestpaul #royalcreditunion #mspmag #beliveinbreakfast #gnomecraftpub #purposerestaurants #hopebreakfastbar #21stCB #bradshawfuneral ... See MoreSee Less

Thank you everyone who attended and supported the Party for the Parks! It was a gorgeous day with fabulous music honoring amazing volunteers and raising funds to expand equity and access across our park system! So much love and joy in Phalen Regional Park last Wednesday! Thank you! Thank you!  #stppartyfortheparks #welovevolunteers💕 #friendsofswedehollow #mayormelvincarter #comofriends #friendsofupperlanding #friendsofwacoutacommonspark #ramseyhillassociation #mayormelvincarteriii #MetroState #metrostate50years #eastsidestpaul #royalcreditunion #mspmag #beliveinbreakfast #gnomecraftpub #purposerestaurants #hopebreakfastbar #21stCB #bradshawfuneral

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Westside Boosters loved our tribute ❤️

It was a fun and fabulous event!

And just like that, we've moved to 401 Robert St N, Ste 150, Saint Paul, MN 55101. Excited to be working among our colleagues at the St Paul Area Chamber , Minnesota Hmong Chamber of Commerce ,@mnblackchamber and Saint Paul Downtown Alliance to help community make strong parks superb at Saint Paul Parks and Recreation ! #movingday #partneringforparks ... See MoreSee Less

And just like that, weve moved to 401 Robert St N, Ste 150, Saint Paul, MN 55101. Excited to be working among our colleagues at the St Paul Area Chamber , Minnesota Hmong Chamber of Commerce ,@mnblackchamber and Saint Paul Downtown Alliance to help community make strong parks superb at Saint Paul Parks and Recreation ! #movingday  #partneringforparks

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Welcome! So glad you are in the office!

Welcome to my neighborhood!

Excited to be partnering with the SPPC! 🌸

Welcome!🖤

Join us in Swede Hollow Park July 2 from 1-3 pm for a free Dragonflies & Flycatchers event co-hosted with Friends of Swede Hollow, Minnesota Dragonfly Society and St Paul Audubon Society Enjoy a closer look at the predator-prey relationship between dragonflies and birds of the Flycatcher family. Learn more and register www.eventbrite.com/e/dragonflies-flycatchers-tickets-356738072177

Photo credit: The Great Crested Flycatcher is about to catch a Common Green Darner Dragonfly. Photo by Carl Hoang taken at Veterans Memorial Park in Richfield May 2022.
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Join us in Swede Hollow Park July 2 from 1-3 pm for a free Dragonflies & Flycatchers event co-hosted with Friends of Swede Hollow, Minnesota Dragonfly Society  and St Paul Audubon Society Enjoy a closer look at the predator-prey relationship between dragonflies and birds of the Flycatcher family. Learn more and register https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dragonflies-flycatchers-tickets-356738072177

Photo credit: The Great Crested Flycatcher is about to catch a Common Green Darner Dragonfly. Photo by Carl Hoang taken at Veterans Memorial Park in Richfield May 2022.
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Gorgeous flowers for the Party for the Parks grown and arranged by Der Thao of the St. Paul Farmer's Market! ... See MoreSee Less

Gorgeous flowers for the Party for the Parks grown and arranged by Der Thao of the St. Paul Farmers Market!

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Der has provided flowers for many of my events. They are always vibrant and beautiful!

Hurray! Mayor Melvin Carter has proclaimed today, June 22, 2022, to be Saint Paul Parks and Recreation Volunteer Day! His order recognizes these amazing community volunteers: Romi Slowiak, Lee Ann LaBore, the West Side Boosters , Chris Scullen, Chris Thomforde, Chris Beckstrom, John Hoeschen, Bill Pesek, Brad Griffith, Barb Meyer, L:ynette Palmgren and Rev Gerald O, Garth. Come on down to the Phalen Park Picnic Pavilion from 5-7 p.m. to celebrate with them with music, food trucks - or bring your own picnic! #stppartyfortheparks #WeLoveVolunteers💕 #comofriends #friendsofwacoutacommonspark #friendsofupperlanding #ramseyhillassociation #mayormelvincarteriii #MayorMelvinCarter ... See MoreSee Less

Hurray! Mayor Melvin Carter has proclaimed today, June 22, 2022, to be Saint Paul Parks and Recreation Volunteer Day! His order recognizes these amazing community volunteers: Romi Slowiak, Lee Ann LaBore, the West Side Boosters , Chris Scullen, Chris Thomforde, Chris Beckstrom, John Hoeschen, Bill Pesek, Brad Griffith, Barb Meyer, L:ynette Palmgren and Rev Gerald O, Garth. Come on down to the Phalen Park Picnic Pavilion from 5-7 p.m. to celebrate with them with music, food trucks - or bring your own picnic!  #stppartyfortheparks #welovevolunteers💕 #comofriends #friendsofwacoutacommonspark #friendsofupperlanding #ramseyhillassociation #mayormelvincarteriii #mayormelvincarter

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Great Party tonight! Thank-you Jon Micheal!

Great acknowledgment of important work! Thanks, volunteers!

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