SPACC receives grant to provide emergency services to families in St. Paul community
Tuesday, 11 November 2014 13:31
The Saint Paul Area Council of Churches (SPACC) is a recipient of a $10,000 Target grant to support the Department of Indian Work Emergency Services program. This program has served families for more than 50 years by providing a food shelf, clothing closet, emergency transportation, layettes for infants, funeral assistance, student assistance, prescriptions, and more.
Open house for plans near METRO Blue Line Extension stations
Tuesday, 11 November 2014 13:02
A community open house in North Minneapolis on Wednesday, November 12 is the next major opportunity for the public to be involved with planning the areas around the stations for the proposed METRO Blue Line Extension, also known as Bottineau light rail transit (LRT). This 13-mile LRT line has 11 proposed stations connecting North Minneapolis, Golden Valley, Robbinsdale, Crystal, and Brooklyn Park to downtown Minneapolis and the regional transit system, and is scheduled to open as soon as 2021.
(StatePoint) Whether self-induced or unavoidable, there are a host of pitfalls that life can throw one's way, and everyone faces a crisis at some point in his or her life. When it happens to a friend or family member, knowing how to be supportive can be difficult.
Metropolitan State University hosts community forum on radicalization and terrorism
Wednesday, 05 November 2014 12:05
Metropolitan State University's School of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice (SLC) and Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship have partnered with multiple organizations to present "Radicalization and Terrorism: Implications for our Dynamic and Diverse Communities," the second in a series of four community forums on critical issues in criminal justice and related disciplines to the Metro area.
Hallie Q. Brown hosts holiday happiness with Fare For All
Wednesday, 05 November 2014 12:00
Program makes Thanksgiving Dinner more affordable for all community members
For the second year, Hallie Q. Brown Community Center will partner with Fare For All to bring the holidays to community members. Fare For All, a local food program created to make fresh fruits and vegetables more affordable to Twin Cities families, will be selling its wildly popular Holiday Packs at the Hallie Q. Brown Community Center in the Summit University Neighborhood.
Paying a hefty price for a new vehicle only to discover that it doesn't live up to promised standards can be frustrating. Fortunately for consumers, all states have a lemon law in place to help those who purchase new cars with unfixable flaws.
Department of Commerce receives $103 million in funding for the Energy Assistance Program
Monday, 27 October 2014 14:44
The Minnesota Department of Commerce announced that Minnesota received $103,239,338 in federal Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) funds for Minnesota’s Energy Assistance Program (EAP). The funds will help low-income homeowners and renters this heating season pay for heating bills through grant money paid directly to utility companies and heating fuel vendors on behalf of eligible households.