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Minnesota Reading & Math Corps now seeking tutors!

Minnesota Reading Corps launched in 2003, serving preschool children in four Head Start agencies. The early results showed the program model was effective. The program quickly expanded to serve children age 3–grade 3 in many more locations throughout Minnesota. Minnesota Reading Corps has grown each year to become the largest state AmeriCorps program in the… Read more »

LCC Announces Leadership Change

On November 21st, the Longfellow Community Council (LCC) elected a new President and Vice President to its Board of Directors. Andrew Johnson, the former LCC President, won the Ward 12 City Council election in November, leaving a vacancy in the organization. Eric Day, LCC’s current Vice President, was unanimously elected by the LCC Board to… Read more »

Weekly Round Up 12/3-12/12

Representative Needed The Neighborhood and Community Engagement Commission (NCEC) is a group of representatives of Minneapolis neighborhood and cultural communities brought together to advise the Mayor and City Council on a wide range of community engagement issues. The NCEC is responsible for developing guidelines for the City’s principal neighborhood funding program, the Community Participation Program… Read more »

Metro Blooms Awards Announced!

2013 Minneapolis Garden Awardees Revealed at Metro Blooms’ Garden Award Event The top 2013 Minneapolis Garden Awards were presented at Metro Blooms’ Annual Garden Awards event on November 7, 2013. The following award descriptions can be requested in full, as can contact information. Photos from the event and of these amazing gardens can be accessed… Read more »

Open Houses for Hiawatha Landscaping

Hennepin County is coordinating efforts to come up with a long-term plan to improve and restore the landscaping along Hiawatha Avenue from 32nd to 46th streets. The current landscape is deteriorated with noticeable gaps in the tree canopy. The County has hired a consultant to complete a landscape plan by early 2014. Their work will… Read more »

LCC Weekly Events Round Up 11/22-12/2

Happy Thanksgiving! We hope your holiday is filled with joy and that everyone who is traveling stays safe. The LCC office will be closed Thursday November 28th and Friday the 29th. Friday November 22 Beez Kneez Kid’s Night Out! Children ages 6 and older are invited to the Honey House (2204 Minnehaha Ave) from 6-8pm for an… Read more »

Turkey Vouchers

Cub Foods on Lake Street and the Lake Street Council have given LCC 10 vouchers for free turkeys for Longfellow families. If you or someone you know is in need and has not gotten a Thanksgiving turkey yet please tell them to call or email the LCC office to arrange a pick-up of the voucher… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up 11/15-11/21

Thank You! Thank you to everyone who donated yesterday on Give to the Max Day! Minnesotans were so generous they crashed the GiveMN website for a few hours! If you were deterred by the site traffic yesterday, please consider giving to LCC today–everything counts in making our neighborhood a great place to live! Saturday November 16 Choose… Read more »

Give MN website crash

Hi Everyone, Thank you for your interest in donating to LCC on Give to the Max Day! The blessing and curse of Minnesota is that so many people want to give they have crashed the Give MN website! We don’t want to stop you from donating today, so here is a link to our PayPal… Read more »

Give to the Max Day is Thursday November 14

The Longfellow Community Council is Longfellow’s neighborhood organization, and we’re dedicated to making Longfellow the best neighborhood it can be. We’re the neighborhood’s “go-to” source for questions about development, safety, livability, and building community. LCC listens to your feedback about what’s important to you in Longfellow. Then we organize events and work with our neighbors,… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up 11/8-11/14

Give to the Max is November 14 Give to the Max Minnesota is a day designated for nonprofits to connect with their supporters and have one day of celebrating the work that they do. Longfellow Community Council is continuously working towards improving the neighborhood’s livability–whether that means facilitating conversations with the City of Minneapolis and… Read more »

Vote Today!

Election Day November 5th! This year will be the first time Minneapolis uses the Ranked Choice Voting system. Find your voting location and learn more about the candidates in the links below:  Minneapolis Elections and Voter Services Your Complete Election Day Prep from My Broadsheet List of Mayoral Candidates from the Star Tribune List of… Read more »

Ranked Choice Voting

Dear neighbors, As you’ve likely heard, we’re using Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) to elect our mayor, city council members, park board representatives and member of the Board of Estimate and Taxation on Nov. 5. Adopted by the voters in 2006 and used for the first time in 2009, RCV will get its first big test… Read more »

Ward 12 Candidate Forum Recap

On Saturday October 19th the YWCA was packed for a Ward 12 candidate forum. In case you missed it, this is the video taken of the forum. The Star Tribune covered the event, and audience questions and answers will be covered by My Broadsheet in the coming week.

LCC Weekly Events Round Up 10/25-10/31

The Best Meeting Ever Thank you to everyone who came to The Best Meeting Ever! It was a blast and we are once again reassured that we are The Best Neighborhood Ever! Thank you especially to everyone who volunteered or donated to the event! Chili Cook Off The Longfellow Annual Chili Cook Off Fundraiser is… Read more »