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NENA is seeking applicants for the vacant Board seat from the Morris Park neighborhood

NENA is seeking applicants for the vacant Board seat from the Morris Park neighborhood.  Applications are due on September 13, 2017. NENA is a growing community-based nonprofit organization serving four unique, welcoming neighborhoods with over 14,600 residents and dozens of businesses in the southeast corner of Minneapolis.  NENA is dedicated to bettering the quality of […]

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Monarch Mile Connect Gateway Gardens with Naturescape

From the Longfellow Nokomis Messenger By Margie O’Loughlin The East Nokomis neighborhood has two outstanding native plant habitats: the Gateway Gardens at the NW corner of E. 50th St. and Hiawatha Ave., and the Nokomis Naturescape just a mile away at 5001 E. Nokomis Pkwy. These two native plant habitats will soon be connected by […]

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Minneapolis Monarch Festival (9/9)!

NENA presents the Minneapolis Monarch Festival on September 9 at beautiful Lake Nokomis! The annual Monarch Festival celebrates the monarch butterfly’s amazing migration from Minnesota to Mexico. Using art, music, dance, games, native plants, prairie tours and food, the festival raises awareness of the need to provide and protect monarch habitat. Festival Website  

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Bossen Renters Party Celebrates Community

As part of our continued commitment to serving the Nokomis East community, NENA has conducted community outreach for renters in the Bossen area for the past few years. Previous projects in Bossen have included the improvements to the 58th Street bus stop through Metro Transit’s Better Bus Stop program and NENA’s participation in the Minneapolis Renters Coalition.   NENA […]

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NENA Home Loan Program Suspended (7/10)

In June, NENA received notice that our lending partner and local nonprofit, Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation (GMHC), will be closing its Housing Resource Center on July 31, 2017.  GMHC has enabled neighborhood organizations like NENA to offer low-interest loans by serving as the program administrator and loan officer for many years. On July 10, 2017, […]

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Get the Latest on Park Projects

With our community rich in parks and trails, it can be hard to follow all of the latest news.  Below are links to the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MBRB) project pages.  Find up-to-date information on planning and community engagement, and sign up for email project updates. Bossen Field Master Plan & Implementation Hiawatha Golf […]

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