Holiday Lights Contest

The contest is a longstanding tradition for a home on Washburn Avenue Amy Gonyea believes her house on Washburn Avenue was calling her to it. Amy and her husband, Todd, were looking to relocate and were considering Victory for its close proximity to their workplaces. They saw houses all over the metro, but something about…

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Racism & Profiling in Victory

We believe that everyone in Victory should feel welcome and safe. We strive to be an organization that is inclusive and reflects the rich diversity of our community. We believe that everyone should be looked at with love and acceptance and not hate and suspicion. On Monday night, two African American men were in Victory…

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New Board Members

The Victory Neighborhood Association welcomes three new members to its board of directors for 2017-2018. Dakota Crow, Brandon Knez, and Chaz Sandifer are serving two year terms and, along with the other board members, are responsible for the organization’s governance and its long-term strategy. The board meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 7pm in…

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Housing Allocations

The Victory Neighborhood Association recently learned that the Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation (GMHC) was closing its Housing Resource Centers and discontinuing the centers’ programs. The Housing Resource Center served as the administrator for many of ViNA’s Neighborhood Revitalization Programs (NRP) including its home improvement loans and emergency deferred loans. Through a community engagement process, ViNA’s…

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Annual Meeting

Wednesday, September 27, 7pm 4400 Osseo Road The Annual Meeting will be packed with community-powered greatness. We will present the Annual Report, elect new board members, vote on housing program allocations, recognize volunteers of the year, and welcome new-to-Victory or new-to-ViNA residents with a post-meeting reception and new welcome bags. Join us. These meetings are…

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Ryan Lake Park Grand Opening

Help us mark the completion of Ryan Lake Park with a grand opening celebration. You can learn about the history of the park, learn how to fish with the DNR (poles provided), and enjoy games and refreshments with neighbors. We hope you will join us to celebrate this years-long labor of love. Saturday, September 9…

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Ryan Lake Pavers

Be a part of Ryan Lake permanently. You can purchase a paver for the Ryan Lake Park patio and inscribe it with a message of your choosing. Pavers are $125. Funds collected will be used, in part, to support the ongoing maintenance of the park and $100 of your purchase is tax deductible. Follow this…

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