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February Message from the President

I hope everyone is having a great start to 2015 and finding ways to enjoy another Minnesota winter, be it indoors or out. Also, a big thank you, to all who came out for our LCC Winter Warming Party! As our community continues to develop and change, the Longfellow Community Council Board felt it was… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up January 30-February 5

General Information Sign up for Organic Recycling Pick Up today! The City of Minneapolis will start picking up organic waste separately from recycling and trash starting in August if homes opt-in to the program. Learn more here. Alternately, organics drop off at South Transfer Station (2850 20th Avenue South) is open to residents Tuesday-Friday from 12:30-7:30pm and Saturdays from 8:30-3:30pm…. Read more »

Urban Scholars seeking applicants

Future leaders are currently being sought for employment in a leadership development summer internship program for college students from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds called Urban Scholars. The 12-week program is a partnership between the City of Minneapolis, Minneapolis Public Schools, Metropolitan Council, Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, State of Minnesota, PCL Construction, and Greater… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up January 23-27

General Information Organics Drop Off at South Transfer Station (2850 20th Avenue South) is open to residents Tuesday-Friday from 12:30-7:30pm and Saturdays from 8:30-3:30pm. There is no charge to drop off household organics. See the do’s and don’ts of the program and FAQ here.Junket: Tossed and Found is collecting books for the Women’s Prison Book Project. You can… Read more »

Greater Longfellow Neighborhood Involvement Meeting

February 12, 6:30-8:00pm Living Table United Church of Christ, 3805 East 40th Street  The middle of the winter is the perfect time to come together with neighbors – knowing each other is a great way to strengthen our neighborhood while effectively combating crime. Would you like to hear more about opportunities and programs to connect… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up January 16-22

General Information Organics Drop Off at South Transfer Station (2850 20th Avenue South) is open to residents Tuesday-Friday from 12:30-7:30pm and Saturdays from 8:30-3:30pm. There is no charge to drop off household organics. See the do’s and don’ts of the program and FAQ here. Volunteer to be a literacy tutor! Adults across the state are in need of… Read more »

Free Radon Testing Kits from Minneapolis

This post was taken from The City of Minneapolis. If you have questions about this program please contact the departments listed below. The City of Minneapolis is giving away 200 radon test kits to increase awareness of the cancer risks of radon and to encourage people to test their homes for it. The Environmental Protection… Read more »

Minnehaha Avenue Reconstruction Update

This was taken from the Hennepin County website and was not written by LCC. Any questions regarding the reconstruction should go to the Hennepin County Planner, Kristy Morter (kristy.morter@hennepin.us; 612-596-0384) The Hennepin County Transportation Department in partnership with the City of Minneapolis has developed a detail design plan for the reconstruction of Minnehaha Avenue from 46th Street to… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up January 9-15

General Information Organics Drop Off at South Transfer Station (2850 20th Avenue South) is open to residents Tuesday-Friday from 12:30-7:30pm and Saturdays from 8:30-3:30pm. There is no charge to drop off household organics. See the do’s and don’ts of the program and FAQ here. Longfellow Community Council in partnership with Hennepin County is looking for creative volunteers to help… Read more »

Junket: Tossed & Found announces expanded offering of January Classes

For Immediate Release: December 29, 2014 Contact            Julie Kearns; Direct: (612) 309-0524; Julie@shopjunket.com Introduction of skilled art and small business classes a new offering for the shop. Local art-meets-reuse retailer Junket: Tossed & Found is pleased to introduce two new class offerings to take place at its Minneapolis shop during the month of January.  Junket, known for… Read more »

Transition Longfellow Pancake Breakfast is January 17th!

Transition Longfellow, the neighborhood sustainability group, will celebrate its fourth year of community building, food growing, and energy saving activities with a Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction on Jan. 17, 9-11 a.m., at Bethany Lutheran Church, 3901 36th Ave. S. Everyone in the community is invited to attend. The cost is $6 for a hearty,… Read more »

2015 Home Tour wants your home, or your neighbor’s

Who do you know in your neighborhood whose home has recently had a makeover they might like to share with other home enthusiasts? Or even great woodwork and the desire to promote your neighborhood? The 2015 Minneapolis & Saint Paul Home Tour is already looking for homeowners and home improvement professionals to feature on the… Read more »

Babies on Board at LCC!

Fall of 2014 was a very “productive” time for the LCC Board of Directors.  Three of LCC’s Board members welcomed new babies into the neighborhood.  If you are involved with the LCC you will be seeing these adorable little faces all over the place. Introducing: Stella Lynn Marlo-Triemstra.  Stella was born on September 23rd to… Read more »

SPECIAL 2-Week Events Round Up December 25-January 8

General Information Organics Drop Off at South Transfer Station (2850 20th Avenue South) is open to residents Tuesday-Friday from 12:30-7:30pm and Saturdays from 8:30-3:30pm. There is no charge to drop off household organics. See the do’s and don’ts of the program and FAQ here. Longfellow Community Council in partnership with Hennepin County is looking for creative volunteers to help… Read more »

January Message from the President

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a nice holiday season. Personally, I’m excited for the start of a new year, because it allows me to reflect on my goals and aspirations. A new year is also a great opportunity for a fresh start and recommitment to important priorities, such as community. With that, I… Read more »

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