Starting March 9 for owners of property in wards 3, 4, 5 and 6, the City of Minneapolis is offering more than 1,200 three- to eight-foot trees for only $25 each. These wards have generally ordered fewer trees each year through the City Trees program. So, to help trees take root in all parts of town, this year residents in these wards have a chance to order them early. [read more]
Effective MARCH 1, there will be an open seat on the ViNA Board of Directors, due to the resignation of Director Kristopher Ehlert. The term of office for this seat runs through September 2016, therefore the ViNA Board of Directors has decided that there will be a special election for the seat at the April 22 ViNA meeting. [read more]
Please join Hennepin County Commissioner Linda Higgins, Hennepin County staff and LSE Architects to see the initial concept drawings for a new Webber Park Library.
The community meeting will be held at the Webber Community Center, 4400 Dupont Avenue North, Minneapolis on Saturday, February 28 from 9 to 10:30 am. [read more]
For more than 30 years the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign has brought together companies, civic groups, schools and congregations to help keep 300 food shelves statewide stocked throughout the year.
This March, the Victory Neighborhood Association will have a Food Drive to stock the food shelves of the Camden Promise, which operates out of Gethsemane Lutheran Church at 46th and Colfax. Donations of nonperishable, canned and packaged foods will be collected at the ViNA office, The Goddess of Glass Shoppe, the Housing Resource Center and Emily’s Diner all located near 44th and Penn. At 39th and Thomas you can drop donations at Hair Fair during business hours. Reach into your pantry and give your fellow northsiders a helping hand.
Organics recycling is coming for Minneapolis Solid Waste customers. This is an ‘opt- in’ program, meaning that residents must request an organics cart in order to participate. 25% of those who request a green cart will receive one in August 2015, and the remainder will receive one by Spring 2016. Those residents who get city recycling service can sign up NOW to request a green composting cart. [read more]