Posts By: Joanna

LCC 2nd Annual Holiday Open House

Please join the staff and board members of LCC on Tuesday, December 11th from 5:30 to 7:30 at our Annual Holiday Open House. Come to our office and see what we’re up to in the community. Anita White will be showing some new work and doing sketches of attendees free of charge. This is a… Read more »

Invest in Your Neighborhood on Give to the Max Day

Do you believe in investing in your community? If so, consider donating to the Longfellow Community Council (LCC) on Give to the Max Day. Help us reach our goal of $1,500 on November 15th, so that we can continue serving you! In 2012, with the support of our neighborhood, LCC: Partnered with the Volunteers of… Read more »

The Final VOA Community Dinner – Tuesday, October 2nd, 6:00 – 7:30 pm

Mark your calendars for Tuesday, October 2nd! We are concluding our grant activities for the Longfellow Community Council (LCC)/Volunteers of America (VOA)/Minnehaha Communion Lutheran Church (MCLC) partnership. We will be hosting a final FREE celebration dinner that will feature a home-cooked meat chili and a vegetarian soup along with bread from New French Bakery. We… Read more »

Community Dinner a Success!

Thank you to everyone that came out to the community dinner on September 5th! We had over 150 attendees join us for an incredible Indian meal prepared by the staff at Gandhi Mahal and residents at Volunteers of America. During the meal, we celebrated all of the hard work of project participants in the Neighborhood… Read more »

Discover Longfellow Artists at the LoLa Art Crawl!

The photos above are just a small sampling of the incredible art that’s being made in our community. You’ll have the opportunity to check out these artists and more at the League of Longfellow Artists (LoLa) Art Crawl! The art crawl will take place on Saturday, August 25th and Sunday, August 26th from 10 am… Read more »

Safe Cats, Safe Kids, Safe Community: A Vigil

On August 13, a cat was burned and staked to a tree next to a political sign at Longfellow Park. Longfellow residents have organized a vigil to show solidarity as a community in the face of this awful event. This will be kid-friendly event,with activities including sidewalk chalking, a rally, a non-denominational blessing from members… Read more »

National Night Out – Tuesday, August 7th

National Night Out is right around the corner! Celebrate with your neighbors on Tuesday, August 7th. Not sure if your block is having a party? You can find out if there’s a registered block club party near you on this list! If you can’t find a party near you, it’s never too late to throw… Read more »

LCC/VOA Community Dinner was a Success!

This past Wednesday, July 11th the Longfellow Community Council and Volunteers of America partnered with the Minnehaha Communion Lutheran Church to host one of their monthly community dinners.  It was an opportunity for the residents at the VOA Residential Reentry Center involved in the Community Garden project to share their success and to engage the… Read more »

First Harvest at LCC & VOA’s Community Garden Plot!

  Written by Charise Canales, LCC intern The coordinated efforts of LCC and Volunteers of America (VOA) resulted in a $10,000 grant from the University of Minnesota’s Center for Urban and Regional Affairs.  They launched a pilot project to start a community garden plot to help VOA Residential Reentry Center residents to develop job skills… Read more »

Table registration for the Longfellow Corn Feed is open!

The Longfellow Corn Feed is coming up fast! Promote your business/organization/club at the Longfellow Corn Feed Resource Fair! The Corn Feed is one of the largest events in Longfellow with over 900 attendees. It’s a great opportunity to do effective community outreach while providing attendees with information about all of the incredible resources in the… Read more »

Free Community Dinner with LCC and VOA! Wednesday, July 11th!

Last April, LCC and Volunteers of America (VOA) were awarded a $10,000 grant from the University of Minnesota’s Center for Urban and Regional Affairs. The grant allowed our organizations to join forces and create a program that provides job training and community engagement opportunities to residents at VOA as they transition back into the community…. Read more »

Court Watch Panel Thursday, June 28th, 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Holy Trinity Church

Join the Longfellow Community Council for a panel on Court Watch and learn about the way it impacts crime in our community. This is the final panel in the Community Connections Committee’s Pathways to a Peaceful Neighborhood series. Court Watch monitors the prosecution process of property crimes. Volunteers from the community in which the crime… Read more »

Come Play in the Park this Saturday!

Falls 4 All, an LCC Community Partner, is hosting a free event this Saturday. The event will take place near the pergola (across from the Depot) in Minnehaha Park on Saturday, June 23rd. Donations are welcome, but not required, with all proceeds going towards creating a universal access playground at Minnehaha Park. Scheduled events include:… Read more »