Posts Categorized: Volunteer Opportunities

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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