2016 Highlights

  • Set 3 engagement goals:
    (1) Increase involvement in organics recycling in Armatage
    (2) Engage with under-represented residents
    (3) Engage with renters
  • Hosted an organics recycling workshop in June and regularly promote organics through our various forms of communication.
  • Hosted several “happy hour” events to give residents a more casual way to connect with the board and each other.
  • Had our first utility box wrap installed at 60th & Penn.
  • Annual meeting was a bike-theme event with presentations and information from: Bike Fixtation, Perennial Cycle, Midtown Greenway Coalition, Hennepin County Commissioner Marion Greene, Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition, and Cycling Museum of Minnesota. (Facebook photo album.)
  • Supported the following improvements at our park: window blinds in the multi-purpose room, reupholstering the lounge furniture, new park staff sign, new park event canopy, new ping pong table
  • Created a new event for charity surrounding our tree lighting in November.
  • Summer Festival improvements: more games for older kids and adults, henna tattoo artist, greater area business involvement (24 tables and sponsorships), gained area church involvement for volunteers to staff a carnival game. (Facebook photo album.)
  • Partnered with our park to host a Halloween event including new Trunk-or-Treating fun! (Facebook photo album.)