Posts Categorized: Volunteer Opportunities

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 »

Weekly Events Round Up October 17-23

General Information  The Best Meeting Ever is Tuesday October 21 at Minnehaha Academy (3100 West River Parkway). The Resource Fair runs from 5-6pm and the meeting from 6-8pm. Join your neighbors for this annual favorite filled with businesses and organizations from the Greater Longfellow neighborhood, a feast provided by local restaurants and an update on the projects and programs… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up October 10-16

General Information Eat Lake Street runs October 1-December 1, 2014. Dine at participating restaurants and spend at least $50 for 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 Best Meeting Ever is Tuesday October 21 at Minnehaha Academy (3100… Read more »

Kids Voting USA

This information is from Kids Voting USA, not the Longfellow Community Council. The LCC is simply helping to spread the word.  What: Help kids experience the democratic process at a young age. Answer questions and give instructions to students who are participating in “mock” voting. Where: Minneapolis polling places. Kids Voting will be at 123… Read more »

Tiny Diner Seeking Workshop Proposals

From: The Tiny Diner & Tiny Diner Farm To: Teachers and skill-sharing stewards The Tiny Diner Farm (TDF) is working on solidifying the winter & spring class/workshop schedule for the first half of 2015. Our winter quarter runs from January to March, 2015. Our spring quarter is April & May, 2015. And our heated indoor… Read more »

Hiawatha Board Seat Open

The Longfellow Community Council (LCC) has an open neighborhood Board seat for any interested resident residing in the Hiawatha neighborhood. Joining the LCC Board of Directors is an excellent opportunity to actively participate in the decision-making and leadership of the community. LCC welcomes diversity and encourages people from all walks of life to join our… Read more »

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