Thursday, July 12, 2007

July Hawthorne Huddle

The July Hawthorne Huddle was a success as the community recognized Patrick Henry High School Valedictorian Joua Lee and her parents. You can see her valedictorian address here. She and her family thanked the community for their support.

Bob Milner, John /Baumann, Cynthia Fernandez and Mary Etzioni spoke about National Night Out and it's importance that extends well beyond just one night in the community, particularly encouraging people to knock on the doors of neighbors you haven't met before to encourage them to participate.

Karen Kelley-Ariwoola, Yvonne Cheek, Carol Batsell Benner, Bryan Schafer and Sondra Samuels were on hand to discuss the Youth Violence Prevention Program, while Lt. Mike Sauro of the Minneapolis Police Deprtment 4th Precinct gave everyone a safety update.

The Page Education Foundation also announced that 600 MN students have been awarded Page Grants for the 07-08 academic year, including 104 from the 55411 zip code area who are graduating from North High School or Patrick Henry High School.

Free Northway Community Trust Neighborhood Leadership Training is still available, but spaces are filling up fast for this program on Monday Nights starting July 16th. For more info: or call 612-521-4158.

Jordan New Life's Night at the Apollo will be held at 1922 25th Avenue North on Friday July 27 @ 7PM. For more information call 612-522-8624. It is a retro-themed costume adult charity game night. $7 person, $10 couple.

Free movies for teens will be held every Friday at 7PM at the Capri Theater at 2027 W. Broadway. and free movies for kids and families every Saturday at 3 PM year round.

Cristo Rey Jesuit High School is still accepting applications for next year's 9th grade class at its new school at 2924 4th Avenue South in Minneapolis. has more information or call 612 276-0140.

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