Posts Categorized: Volunteer Opportunities

Weekly Events Round Up December 12-18

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. Become a Master Water Steward in 2015! Master Water Stewards build projects in their… Read more »

MPRB Seeks Citizens to Serve on Advisory Committee

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) is “embarking on an ambitious and critical effort to master plan every neighborhood park in the south service area – and all the outdoor park assets that lie within them. These master plans will guide system-wide capital improvements, management, program and operations.” This includes the 33 park proprieties… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up 12/5-11

General Information Organics Drop Off at South Transfer Station (2850 20th Avenue South) is now 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. Hennepin County and Three Rivers Park District have released a draft version of… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up 11/28-12/4

General Information Eat Lake Street ends on Monday, December 1. Dine at participating restaurants and spend at least $50 to receive a free t-shirt. Spend at least $100 to be entered to win a prize pack worth $250. For full details, rules and participating locations visit here. Prizes can be redeemed at Zeke’s Unchained Animal. Organics Drop… Read more »

LCC is Seeking Volunteers for Public Art & Streetscaping Planning group!

Longfellow Community Council in partnership with Hennepin County is looking for creative volunteers to help develop a comprehensive public art plan and long-term maintenance strategy for streetscaping improvement along the Minnehaha corridor. This project will stretch from Lake Street to 46th street along Minnehaha Avenue with the construction beginning April of 2015 and wrapping up… Read more »

President’s Message

November was a great month for the Longfellow Community Council! Give to the Max Day and the LCC Chili Cook-Off Fundraiser brought out the best in our wonderful community. I would like to extend my sincere thanks to everyone who donated and participated with these great events. With so many worthy causes and organizations to… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up November 21-27

General Information Eat Lake Street runs October 1-December 1, 2014. Dine at participating restaurants and spend at least $50 to receive a free t-shirt. Spend at least $100 to be entered to win a prize pack worth $250. For full details, rules and participating locations visit here. Prizes can be redeemed at Zeke’s Unchained Animal.Organics Drop Off at… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up 11/14-20

General Information Longfellow Community Council Annual Chili Cook Off Fundraiser at Gandhi Mahal (3009 27th Avenue South), on Saturday November 15 from 5-7pm. Come decide who the next Chili Champ of Longfellow will be by voting for your favorite chilis in the meat, vegetarian, spicy and business categories. You can buy tickets here. Tickets are discounted if bought by November… Read more »

Volunteer Spotlight: Mike Schmidt

Name: Mike Schmidt Neighborhood: Cooper How long you’ve volunteered for LCC: 3 years What committees do you serve on: Environment & Transportation, River Gorge, Advancement (nominally, at least) What projects have you worked on: Share the River Gorge, Longfellow Trees, Longfellow Neighborhood Raingardens, Brackett Park sidewalk reconstruction, Minnehaha Ave reconstruction Your greatest accomplishment as a… Read more »

LCC Volunteer Spotlight: Lyndon Torstenson

Name: Lyndon Torstenson Neighborhood (Longfellow, Howe, Hiawatha, Cooper): Hiawatha How long you’ve volunteered for LCC: 20 years as of this winter! What committees you serve on: River Gorge Committee What projects you’ve worked on: River Gorge Master Plan, interpretive signs, river gorge map and guide, grant writing (to fund restoration and trail work), birding hikes, geology… Read more »

Volunteer Spotlight: Guthrie Byard

Name: Guthrie Byard Neighborhood: Howe How long you’ve volunteered for LCC: Over 1.5 years What committees you serve on: Community Connections Committee and the LCC Board of Directors. What projects you’ve worked on: Longfellow 365 Your greatest accomplishment as a volunteer: Creating Longfellow365 Why you volunteer with LCC: I like meeting and creating with folks… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up November 7-13

General Information The Longfellow Community Council’s Annual Chili Cook Off Fundraiser is Saturday November 15 at Gandhi Mahal. Register your chili here! If you would rather just eat chili than make it you can buy tickets here. Eat Lake Street runs October 1-December 1, 2014. Dine at participating restaurants and spend at least $50 to receive a free t-shirt. Spend at… Read more »

Give to the Max is Thursday November 13!

Give to the Max is Thursday November 13th! Give to the Max is a day for giving in Minnesota, and the Longfellow Community Council is asking for your support. As you probably know, the Longfellow Community Council (LCC) is Longfellow’s neighborhood organization dedicated to making Longfellow the best neighborhood it can be. We’re the neighborhood’s… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up October 31-November 6

General Information Eat Lake Street runs October 1-December 1, 2014. Dine at participating restaurants and spend at least $50 to receive a free t-shirt. Spend at least $100 to be entered to win a prize pack worth $250. For full details, rules and participating locations visit here.The Longfellow Community Council’s Annual Chili Cook Off Fundraiser is Saturday November 15 at… Read more »

November Message from the President

November means that gratitude and giving are on our minds. I am personally very thankful to live in such a generous community where people give so freely of their time and talents, as well as financially, to many worthy causes. I’d like to highlight two particular opportunities for people in the community to give support… Read more »

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