Bossen Area Litter Clean Up was washed out! A hearty thank you to the few volunteers that bravely showed up. 2" of rain and frequent lightning strikes forced us to cancel the event for the safety of all. We will try again at some point. (Updated 5/20)
Thank you to everyone who attended NENA's 2013 Annual Neighborhood Meeting and Dinner on April 30. The amazing KetzalCoatlicue Aztec Dance Group put on a great show! Special thanks go out to Fat Lorenzo's for catering the great dinner and to Crosstown Covenant Church for the gracious use of their nice facilities. The 2013 Noki Award was presented to MaryLynn Pulscher of the MPRB for her tireless collaboration with NENA on producing the Monarch Festival. (5/01)
The Night Before New Years Eve Party. A big Thank You to all the volunteers and families from all over the area that joined us to welcome 2013 a day early! It was a great night for a party. Photos are on our Facebook page. Click the "FB Like" link at upper right. (Updated 1/04/13)
2012 Mpls Monarch Festival: Thank you to everyone who made this a great day of celebration. We hope you enjoyed it! The event planners would especially like to thank the 60 or so volunteers who gave their time to this event. They made it happen! 2012 photos are up on Facebook Or visit: www.monarchfestival.org
NENA REVIEW, Sept, '12 newsletter: Did you miss it in the mail? Download the PDF. (9/18/12)
Home Improvement loans are back!: NENA has funding available for Home Improvement Loans through our administrator, the Center for Energy and Environment. The program offers low interest loans for eligible home improvements and City code violations. For more information on the Improvement loans, please visit the Center for Energy and Environment (mncee.org), call (612) 335-5830, or email email@example.com. You may also pick up an application at the NENA office, 3000 East 50th St. (5/18)
The Night Before New Years Eve Party. Perhaps a thousand guests stopped by the Nokomis Community Center to celebrate the New Year a day early. It was a fantastic evening, and many thanks are due the great volunteers and contributors that helped make December 30th memorable for so many area families. More Information (Updated 1/04/12)
Minneapolis wins 2009 Emerald City Globe Award Our city was selected from 174 other candidates to receive the coveted 2009 Emerald City Award for its work in green promotion. Read the Press Release in the Lighter Side. (April 1, 2009) There's more, like the Glowing Walleyes, the Sharks in Minnehaha Creek and the Viking Timbers in Lake Nokomis. They're all in the Lighter Side.