You're invited to celebrate Zorongo Flamenco's 37th birthday at our Open House on Saturday, September 14! There will be music, fall class demonstrations, and a free flamenco class for everyone to enjoy. Bring the family, bring a neighbor, or bring a friend to this free event. All the details will be posted on Z's Facebook page.
On Friday, September 20th, Redesign celebrates 50 years of geographic-based community development work in the Seward neighborhood of South Minneapolis. The Redesign50 Community Wealth Building Summit & Celebration is a mobile event, designed to discuss and inspire action around community wealth building and community ownership. Join us for a full day of practical examples and generative conversations about the future of neighborhoods across the Twin Cities! Check out the full schedule and Register.
To help prevent wage theft and promote payroll best practices in Minneapolis, the City has adopted parts of the state’s new wage theft law into local ordinance. This ordinance will provide workers in Minneapolis with an additional avenue to recover unpaid wages through enforcement by the City’s Civil Rights Department.
Under the ordinance and state law, employers must adhere to a regularly scheduled payday, provide employees with pre-hire notices of employment terms and conditions and earnings statements at the end of each pay period. To learn more, the City has posted additional information and preliminary FAQ's on a new wage theft website.
Hymie’s on East Lake Street is experiencing its fourth regeneration in the vinyl vortex. You may notice some changes to the narrative, but the core values of the store and its role in the universe will remain the same. Pop in and meet me: the new incarnation of the store owner, Adam. You might also see Britta and our kids in the store from time to time. We look forward to getting to know you!
Run through Hennepin County, CEOs of businesses with 10-99 employees and $1 million-$50 million in annual revenue are eligible to apply for a scholarship to participate in CEO Next Business Institute’s unique approach to peer and cohort learning, advanced research, and expert forums. An info session will be held on September 19th. Learn more and register.
On Wednesday, September 18th, join Energy Smart at CenterPoint Energy’s Foodservice Learning Center for an engaging session about today’s cutting edge technology for food production in commercial kitchens, utility rebates, and equipment life-cycle cost-savings analysis.
Attendees will have the opportunity to taste foods prepared on site and network with industry peers and equipment vendors. Choose between two sessions at 10am or 2pm. This event is free, but registration is required. To reserve your spot, please call or email Lia Capaldini at (651) 292-4965 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lake Street Council is hosting a morning mixer at MIGIZI with special guest, Angela Conley, District 4 County Commissioner on Thursday, August 22 from 8:30 - 10 AM. Stop by to check out MIGIZI's new contemporary office space, located at 3017 27th Ave S, and get updates about Lake Street and Hennepin County projects. Socialize with other business owners and community leaders while enjoying coffee and pan dulce! It's a great opportunity to expand your network and business opportunities.
Thankfully, there's no snow and ice in the forecast this week, but it doesn't hurt to plan ahead. The MN Pollution Control Agency is offering a free training about Smart Salting and Sustainable Winter Maintenance. Join in on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. Topics include:
Celebrate with us for the unveiling of Community Connects, three cast bronze sculptures created through partnerships between Metro Work Center and Riverview Cafe, Mother Earth Gardens, and Riverview Theater! Come on Tuesday, August 6th from 12noon-2pm for the live metal pour taking place in the courtyard next to Moon Palace Books.
Community Connects is a project created with the goals of increasing community connectivity alongside facilitating creative expression for the participants of the Metro Works Center day program culminating in public sculptures that offer a symbolic cohesive art piece showing unity within the Longfellow Neighborhood.
Greater Longfellow is committed to becoming a certified Community Wildlife Habitat through the National Wildlife Federation. Businesses and community leaders play a vital role in this effort. Longfellow resident, Daniel Schultz is the project leader and will host a conversation on how the program works.
Join us on Wednesday, August 28 at 4pm at Fireroast Cafe to hear what your neighbors are already doing to make the neighborhood more wildlife friendly, and how your business can amplify those efforts.With some help from Kayla Nortrup of Mama Terra Garden, we will sketch out a few possible scenarios for making your landscaping and messaging more wildlife and community friendly.
RSVP here and learn more about the Longfellow Community Wildlife Habitat Project at www.LongfellowWildlife.blogspot.com