Field Regina Northrop News and Events

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Ms. Pearl Lindstrom Memorial  Celebration

February 24, 2015 - time and place to be announced.

Ms. Lindstrom, who lived for many years in the former home of the Lee Family, passed away near the end of 2014.   In order to celebrate her life and the many ways she contributed her neighborhood, a memorial celebration will be held in her honor on February 24, 2015.

Stay tuned for more details! 

Anyone wishing to contribute photographs or stories about Ms. Lindstrom may send an email to Stearline Rucker at frnng@frnng.org.

Free Home Security Audits

Is having your house or garage broken into a constant worry for you? Stop home burglaries before they happen with a free home security audit conducted by Crime Prevention Specialist Sue Roethele. Contact CPS Sue Roethele at the Third Precinct

Phone 612-673-2839 

Email   sue.roethele@ci.minneapolismn.gov.

WE LOVE OUR NEIGHBORHOOD!

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Have you seen the attractive lawn signs around your neighborhood? One can be personally delivered and placed in your yard.  

If you would like to have one for your house, click here to sumbit a request for a sign to be delivered to your house. 

Greening Committee Update

I-35W Sound Barrier Wall - On 2nd Ave. from Minnehaha Creek to 42nd St.

We are looking to develop a partnership with MnDOT regarding the care and maintenance of the new trees, plants and flowers along 2nd Avenue South from Minnehaha Creek to 42nd Street

The current maintenance contract for the new plantings comes to an end this June. From that point on, maintenance of the land will need to rely on neighborhood volunteers to cut grass,  weed,  or add new plantings along our thoroughfares.

In order to remain a vibrant community, we look to our community members to join us in this necessary volunteer effort to be coordinated by the FRNNG Greening Committee. You don't have to live along 2nd Ave. to participate in this beautifying project! 

Studies have shown that neighborhoods, who have highway boulevards that are well maintained, add a nice view for neighbors and drivers  SLOW TRAFFIC AND REDUCE LITTER and vandalism. 

VOLUNTEER NOW!  Be part of the "We Love Our Neighborhood" project.  The Greening Committee meets regularly to plan and schedule.   To get involved, please contact the FRNNG Greening Committee at greening@frnng.org or to get your block involved, contact your block leader.

For the Field Regina Northrop Neighborhood, please send any ideas or concerns you may have to the FRNNG Greening Committee at greening@frnng.org.

Ted Moe and Tim Price

Senior Nutrition Program

Monday through Friday the Volunteers of America host a free/reduced price lunch for area seniors aged 60+. The suggested contribution is $3.50, however they just ask people to pay what they can afford. No one is ever denied a meal because they cannot pay.

Meals are at 1:00pm at the Holy Cross Lutheran Church at 1720 E. Minnehaha Parkway. For more info call 952-945-4157 or 612-729-6668.

Volunteer opportunities in your neighborhood

Are you looking for a way to volunteer with organizations in your neighborhood, but don't know quite how to get connected with the right group? For information about non-profit groups near you that are looking for volunteer help, check out VolunteerMatch.org, an easy-to-use web-site that lists volunteer opportunities by zip code. There are plenty of opportunities to help your neighbors. If you want a way to "get back" while you "give back," volunteering is the way to do it!

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