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Community Snapshot Forum

Community Forum

March 6th, 6:30-8pm

Lake Nokomis Community Church

5011 31st Avenue South

 

 

Share your ideas for the neighborhood! 

  • What are your dreams for the Nokomis East community?

  • What does a successful community look like?

 

 

Attend the Community Snapshot Forum to tell us what you see in your neighborhood and what you want to see. The Community Snapshot will will be used to inform our strategic plan for the next three years.

Results from the Community Forum will be shared at the Annual Meeting for feedback from your neighbors!

RSVP on our Facebook page, or mark it on your calendar.

A free meal will be provided for all attendees, so come hungry!

 

For any questions contact Tyra Payer at tyra.payer@nokomiseast.org or at (612)-724-5652.

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2nd Annual Great Nokomis East Crock-Pot Cook Off & Fundraiser

Compete for the grand title of “Best Crock-Potter” in Nokomis East!
Bring your family and friends to the Second Annual Great Nokomis East Crock-Pot Cook Off. Better yet, show off your culinary skills and compete. All proceeds raised during this event will go towards NENA’s programs and initiatives in Nokomis East. It’s a truly stew-pendous event!

Second Annual Great Nokomis East Crock-Pot Cook Off & Fundraiser
Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Lake Nokomis Lutheran Church – 5011 31st Ave S

Winner of contest (1)

Jakob Gant – 2017 Best In Show Crock-Potter

Will You be the 2018 Champ?
We all know that Minnesotans know how to whip up a dish in a pot. Have a soup-erb recipe you would like to show off? Is your specialty a traditional cream of mushroom delight or do you have something a little bit more exotic? Entry fee is $10.  Crock-Pot Entry Registration

Let the community be the judge of who will be the 2018 Cook Off Champ. Did we mention there will be a trophy!

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Event Tickets
 

Each ticket includes entry, samples, bread, dessert and voting tickets. Each attendee will receive three tickets to vote for their favorite entry(s), so use them wisely! Ingredients will be listed for each entry to avoid allergies or food sensitivities. 

Adults = $10 Early Bird Special
Adults = $15 At the Door
Kids ages 6-16 = $5
Kids 5 and under = Free

Thank You to Our Event Sponsor, Larry Ouellette at Bridge Realty(612-481-8100)!

For questions, email nena@nokomiseast.org or call 612-724-5652.

Building our community one pot at a time!

NENA is a nonprofit, tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization. Your contribution to NENA is tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. 80% of ticket price is tax-deductible. A copy of NENA’s latest financial report is available online.

 

 

 

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NENA Launches a New Business Grant Program

NENA is offering two new grants for Nokomis Area businesses: the Marketing Matching Grant and the Business Partnerships Grant.  The goals of these grant projects are to provide support for Nokomis East business districts, encourage business partnerships, and increase local customer traffic to our businesses.

Nokomis East Marketing Matching Grant
Businesses seeking to update their branding, website, marketing, or looking to attract more customers can apply for up to $2,000 for their project.  This grant matches $2 for every $1 spent by the participant.

Nokomis East Business Marketing Matching Grant Guidelines

Business Marketing Matching Application 2017

Nokomis East Business Partnership Grant
Two or more Nokomis East businesses that seek to engage in a short or long-term marketing or public engagement partnership can apply for up to $5,000 in matching funds.  This grant matches $2 for every $1 spent by the participant.

Nokomis East Business Partnership Grant Guidelines

Nokomis East Business Partnership Grant Application

Contact Program and Communication Manager Lauren Hazenson at lauren.hazenson@nokomiseast.org for more information.

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Welcome to Nokomis East!

NENA Mission Statement:
To better the quality of life and build a sense of community pride by sponsoring actions which help our environment, businesses and homes.

Illustration created by Megan Moore

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