March 2012 Archives

Waite Park Community Garden Sign Up is Coming!

Garden Sign.jpgSpring is right around the corner, so is Waite Park Garden registration. Mark your calendars!

NEW Gardener registration is Saturday, April 14, 10 a.m. - Noon at the Waite Park Community Center 

Saturday, May 12, 9 a.m. to Noon. Plant Exchange will begin at the Waite Park Community Center and get to know your gardening neighbor.  We will split up into our 7 sections (about 10 gardeners per section), elect the section captain and do a little meet and greet before going to the garden for a community work day event.
 
From each gardening unit, the WPCG requests an annual gardening fee of $35 and a 12-hour community commitment each season. The community hours can be manual labor in the garden maintaining the grounds by mowing, weeding, and other work as designated by our maintenance coordinator, serving in a leadership capacity, and participating in WPCG planning meetings and social events.

The Waite Park Community Garden (WPCG) is a community of 72 gardeners and their partners working together for a successful growing season at 3601 Lincoln St NE. The Waite Park Community Garden is a sub-committee of the Waite Park Community Council.

You can find out more information at the Waite Park Community Garden.

Low-Cost Vaccine Clinic for Pets this April

why-speyneuter.jpgNortheast Community Lutheran Church in partnership with Kindest Cut is providing a Low-Cost Vaccine Clinic for dogs and cats. The goal of the Clinic is to provide low-cost veterinary care to Minneapolis residents who might otherwise be unable to keep them up to date on vaccines.

The next Low-Cost Vaccine Clinic will be held
Saturday, April 14 from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. 
Northeast Community Lutheran Church at Grace Center
1500 6th Street NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413

No appointment is needed - service is on a walk-in basis. 

Vaccines for dogs and cats available:
Dogs: Standard distemper/parvo combo
Cats: PRC (standard)
Both: Rabies Vaccine
Suggested donation: $20

The Animal Humane Society will be onsite to do low-cost microchipping.
Cost: $20

The proceeds of this clinic benefit outreach programs at Northeast Community Lutheran, including the Little Kitchen Food Shelf. For more information visit Northeast Community Lutheran Churchhttp://necommunity.net/outreach.aspx

The Fourth Annual Waite Park School Spring Gala is Coming!

Come support your school and have fun doing it. You many even win a prize or two at the silent auction filled with items from local artisans and businesses. The Spring Gala will be held on March 24 at St. Maron's Church from 7:00 - 11:00 pm. We hope to see you there!

2012 Gala Poster.jpg

Home Loans for Waite Park Residents Are Now Available

homeimprovement.jpgAre you looking update your home this year? If you are looking to do significant home improvements this year and are in need of funds, the Waite Park Revolving Home Loan Program through the Greater Metropolitan Home Corporation can help.

The Waite Park Community Council has made small home loans, up to $10,000 per household. These funds can be used for just about any household remodel, update or repair work. This loan comes with a low 4% interest rate and has no income requirements. 

If you are considering home improvements this year we hope you will consider this loan program. You can find out more information about this program and more at the Waite Park Housing Resource Center or you can contact the Housing Resource Center directly at (612) 722-7141


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