Friday, October 26, 2007

Journey Towards A New North: November 10th

Saturday, November 10th at the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board Headquarters (2117 West River Road):

The Northside Marketing Task Force is inviting you to celebrate the positive side of North Minneapolis as they unveil the area's NEW image and marketing plan!

From 3:00-5:00 PM, including the election of the new Northside Markting Taskforce Board. Appetizers and food provided, it's an excellent opportunity to celebrate with neighbors and friends!

Friday, October 12, 2007

The Hawthorne Annual Dinner 2007

The Hawthorne Annual Dinner was a great success this year as over 60 members of the community came to recognize and celebrate the achievements in the Hawthorne neighborhood.

Dr. Whitney Harris gave an outstanding speech and presentation on the importance of diversity in the building of community, and there was live entertainment and great food throughout the evening.

The Hawthorne Area Community Council Board elections went well, and we welcome Dorothy Bridges and Mitchell Anderson to the board of directors. Both bring exceptional experience to the organization and we look forward to their input as well as continued input from all of our residents and community stakeholders in the coming years ahead.

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Oasis of Love 10/27 Mother Daughter Vintage Fashion Show and Fundraiser

In recognition of National Domestic Awareness Month of October, Oasis of Love Crisis Intervention Center will host "a fabulous Mother Daughter Vintage Fashion Show and Fundraiser" on October, 27, 2007, from 11:30am – 2:30.

The event will take place at Holding Forth the Word of Life Church, located 2029 West Broadway, Minneapolis MN 55411 .

Oasis of Love is a non profit agency in North Minneapolis that provides advocacy, support groups and basic needs to families who have experience domestic violence.

Cost of the event is $10 for adults, $2 for children, with all proceeds used to help women start a new life free from violence.

Donations of professional clothing to be given to women in need of job interview and school attire will also be appreciated.

For more information, please contact Susanne at Oasis of Love Inc, 612-529-6055

Tuesday, October 09, 2007

Hawthorne Business Facade Improvement Funds Available!

The Hawthorne Area Community Council (HACC), a Minnesota non-profit corporation, has approximately $120,000 in Neighborhood Revitalization Program (NRP) funds through the City of Minneapolis (City) to fund and administer a revolving commercial facade improvement program. The program provides funds to finance commercial facade improvements to properties located in the Hawthorne neighborhood.

If you're a Hawthorne area based business, you can download the application here :

It's a great opportunity! The deadline is 5:00PM, November 1st, 2007.

Monday, October 08, 2007

4th Annual Peace Ball This Saturday

On October 13th from 7PM – Midnight is the 4th Annual Peace Ball at the Lundstrum Center for Performing Arts at 1617 North Second Street in North Minneapolis sponsored by the Peace Foundation. A limited number of community tickets for $15 are available. If you are interested you can call (612) 521-4405. Ticket proceeds will support the work of the PEACE Foundation. For more information you can visit:

3rd Ward Summit This Saturday!

On October 13th from 8 AM – 12 PM at the City View Performing Arts Magnet School (3350 No. 4th St. Minneapolis), the 3rd Ward Summit will welcome Congressman Keith Ellison, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman, City Council Member Diane Hofstede and Assistant Police Chief Sharon Lubinski and the director of Regulatory Services Rocco Forte to discuss: The Environment and Sustainability, Economic & Neighborhood Development, Youth and Public Safety, Technology and the Arts. This is an excellent event to hear community concerns and to speak to our public officials and we strongly encourage you to join us. There will be free food and refreshments provided throughout the event.

EMERGE Hiring Fair for Aldis: 10/10-10/12

EMERGE announces a hiring fair for the New Aldi Foods located at Penn & Lowry Aves:

Applications and pre-screenings for ALDIFoods positions will be conducted by Emerge Workforce staff on the following dates/times:

October 10, 2007 1:00 p.m.
October 11, 2007 9:00 a.m.
October 11, 2007 1:00 p.m
October 12, 2007 9:00 a.m.
October 12, 2007 1:00 p.m.

EMERGEHeadquarters: 1101 West Broadway • Minneapolis, MN 55411

Positions Include:
Cashiers • Shift Managers • Managers • Manager Trainees/Assistant Store Managers

Must bring a government-issued picture ID & Social Security Card

HACC Board of Directors Meeting This Week.

There is a meeting of the Hawthorne Area Community Council Board of Directors on Thursday, 10/11 at 6:30 PM at Farview Park. Feel free to join us with your questions and concerns, or contact us at for a copy of the agenda.

Crime And Safety Meeting : 10/8 @ 7PM

There is a meeting of the Crime Prevention and Family Safety Committee on Monday, 10/8 at 7:00 PM at Farview Park. Feel free to join us with your questions and concerns!