This March, celebrate the end of winter at over 50 Lynlake, independent businesses!
In “Love from Lynlake,” players have two weeks to take the streets, hopping from place to place completing “challenges” at participating restaurants, shops, bars, salons, fitness studios, clinics, theaters, coffee shops and more. Like a bingo card, players connect a row, column, diagonal or 15 random squares. Completed cards enter a raffle for fabulous prizes!
“Love from Lynlake” game cards are available at participating businesses starting March 1st. Look for the “Love from LynLake" poster. The games begin March 17 and run until the 31st. More information can be found on the Lynlake Business Association's website.
The LHENA Board will conduct its monthly meeting on Wednesday, February 21st. The public is welcome to attend. See below for the draft agenda.
LHENA Board Meeting
Wednesday, February 21st
2909 Hennepin Ave S
The LHENA Oversight Committee will be proposing the following adoption to the LHENA by-laws, which will read as Article 17: "Other policies, rules, codes, procedures, etc. may be developed and adopted by the board by a 2/3rds majority so long as they do not conflict with the by-laws herein."
This motion will be up for community vote at the next board meeting on February 21st. Go here to view the LHENA by-laws.
LHENA Board meeting
Wednesday, February 21st
2909 Hennepin Ave
From the City of Minneapolis:
To provide even better service during the 10 days of Super Bowl events, Minneapolis 311 is extending its hours. Residents and visitors can call 311 for City information and services during the following times:
Minneapolis residents, businesses and visitors can call 311 to inquire about City services, report problems, check the status of issues or get information. From reporting graffiti or a broken street light, to finding out where to vote, to reporting a stray dog in your neighborhood and a whole lot more, 311 is ready to help.
LHENA recently provided $5,000 to help purchase new machinery for Osman Cleaners in order to eliminate their use of perchloroethylene – also called “perc.” With help from the City of Minneapolis, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, the East Isles Resident Association, and LHENA, Minneapolis is now the first city in the nation to be entirely perc-free!
To read more about this achievement, check out this article from the City of Minneapolis!
(L-R): LHENA treasurer James Tsantes; Aarif Osman, owner of Osman Cleaners; Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey; City Council President Lisa Bender; LHENA executive director Paul Shanafelt. Image courtesy of City of Minneapolis.
Help protect our aquatic resources this winter!
De-icing salt pollutes our lakes, creeks, and wetlands. When salt melts snow and ice it
dissolves in to the water and cannot be removed. As it accumulates in our soil and water bodies it becomes more and more harmful to plants, aquatic life, and infrastructure. You can prevent further salt pollution by using the recommendations below.
These efforts were also recently featured in the Southwest Journal! Read the article on SWJ's website to get more information about how we're working to distribute these resources to businesses.
Calling all Wedge Walkers to unite in greeting Super Bowl visitors, staying on the alert, and showing our neighborhood pride! Wedge Walkers is a group of residents, like you, that get together and simply walk the neighborhood throughout the year. We only ask that you keep your eyes open, are welcoming, and have fun!
We have complimentary neon gold safety vests available for members of the Lowry Hill East community. Here's how to receive a vest:
1) email Crime & Safety Committee Chair Alicia Gibson for vest delivery (email@example.com)
2) stop by our next neighborhood Oversight Committee meeting on January 24, 6:30-8pm at the LHENA offices at 2909 Hennepin
3) join us for happy hour at Mortimer's from 5-6:30 on Wednesday, January 31.
Medium and Large/XL sizes available, please specify.
Looking for ways to get involved in the neighborhood? Then join us at the the Winter Happy Hour Social Thursday night! This is a great opportunity to learn about LHENA's Social Committee, connect with other neighbors, and enjoy complimentary appetizers.
Thursday, January 11th
Common Roots Cafe - 2558 Lyndale Avenue South
The Southwest Journal highlighted our Uptown Solar Co-op collaboration with Solar United Neighbors of Minnesota! You can read the full article on SWJ's website and you can learn more about the co-op here.