Midtown Phillips News
Making a Splash: Phillips Pool Fundraiser April 25

Making a Splash: Phillips Pool Fundraiser April 25

Join Mayor Betsy Hodges, and Minneapolis City Council Members Abdi Warsame, Kevin Reich, Cam Gordon, Jacob Frey, Alondra Cano & Linea Palmisano as well as other elected officials and top administrators from the City of Minneapolis, The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, Minneapolis Public Schools, Hennepin County, and the State of Minnesota for an update on the Phillips Pool.

12:15 -1:00 Pool…

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Block Club Leader Training April 23

Block Club Leader Training April 23



One of the Minneapolis Police Department’s top goals is to increase organized blocks. Neighborhoods and block clubs work with our Crime Prevention Specialists to prevent and reduce crime. Get your block organized!

Wednesday, April 23rd

6:30 to 8 PM

Minneapolis Police Dept., 3rd Precinct

3000 Minnehaha Avenue

Crime Prevention…

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MPNAI Unofficial Update

The MPNAI  board recently met to get organized.  Gama (Gamaliel Ballina) is president, elected at the annual meeting in February. Jan Metge agreed to be treasurer for one more year while training Lara Sanchez to take over at the end of a year. Sunshine Sevigny is secretary; Aaron Lockridge is vice-president. A board orientation/training meeting was scheduled for April 8th at the Waite House.


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Volunteer with Midtown Greenway

Volunteer with Midtown Greenway

Resolve to Volunteer!   Happy 2014 – Are you still deciding on New Year’s Resolutions? Get involved with the Midtown Greenway!  There are numerous opportunities to volunteer your skills and time. Artspace Committee:The Artspace Committee plays a critical role in organizing artists for Northern Spark, and works year-round to build engagement and arts opportunities with local artists. Apply with…

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Midtown Business Association Meeting April 15

Midtown Business Association Meeting April 15

Meeting Notice     Midtown Business Association     Tuesday, April 15, 2014     Noon at the Sheraton Hotel, 2901 Chicago Ave. S.     Midtown Business Association     Next Meeting Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Minutes from March 18, 2114 meeting:
After everybody had introduced themselves, Dave J. talked about lighting for pole wraps.  He brought in an example of the blue LEDs.  He is waiting for more…

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Lake Street Council is Hiring

Lake Street Council is Hiring

Join the Lake Street Council team as Communications and Program Coordinator! This position is responsible for implementing Lake Street Council’s marketing campaigns, managing our on-line presence, coordinating business services programs, and providing office administration support.

See the full description and how to apply on the site!

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Fall Clean Sweep T-Shirt Design Competition

Fall Clean Sweep T-Shirt Design Competition

2014 Clean Sweep T-Shirt Design Competition

The Annual Phillips Community Clean Sweep for 2014 is only a few months away – Saturday, October 11th 2014.Every year we invite youth (& everyone else) from the Phillips Community to participate in Clean Sweep by:
1)      Sharing a free breakfast
2)      Receiving the free Clean Sweep T-Shirt
3)      Helping to clean their blocks and alleys
4)      Shari…

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3rd Precinct Open House 5/16/2014

3rd Precinct Open House 5/16/2014

Please join us at the 2014 3rd Precinct Open House on

Friday May 16th

LOCATION: 3rd Police Precinct

E. Lake St. and Minnehaha Ave.

TIME: 11 AM – 2 PM

For questions, contact:

Don Greeley, Crime Prevention Specialist
Minneapolis Police Department, 3rd Precinct
(612) 673-3482

John Baumann, Crime Prevention Specialist
Midtown Safety Center, 2949 Chicago Ave. S.

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Pancake Breakfast Saturday for Waite House Teen Program

Pancake Breakfast Saturday for Waite House Teen Program

You’re invited to Waite House on Saturday, April 12 from 10am-1pm for our
Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser!

The teen program at Waite House is raising funds for their social justice
delegation to Lac Courte Oreilles where students will engage in cross-cultural
learning and sharing.

This breakfast is also a kick off for a Haiti Medical Supply Drive, launched by
the Haitian Community in Minneapolis.


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Homebuyer workshop for Midtown Phillips residents April 12, 25

Homebuyer workshop for Midtown Phillips residents April 12, 25

Spring is here and PRG has 2 Homebuyer Workshops this month to help anyone who is thinking about becoming a homeowner! Thanks for getting the word out- we have already had a couple people from the Phillips neighborhood attend the workshops!

To register, Midtown Phillips residents should go to http://prginc.org/homebuyers/register-for-workshops/and enter PHILLIPS in the “promo code” field. Please…

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