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EPIC Annual Meeting Recap

EPIC Annual Meeting Recap

By Carol Pass, President East Phillips Improvement Coalition Over 100 people attended the EPIC ANNUAL MTG, April 27th  in the rotunda and gym of the East Phillips Park Cultural & Community Center.  It was a huge success with election of 6 new Board members. EPICs commitment of representing the wonderful diversity of East Phillips was [...]

Hey Gardeners

By Brad Pass It’s NOT too early to start thinking about Garden fresh tomatoes, herbs and squash, It only seems so if you look outside. So - crank up your imagination and conjure mental pictures of spading warm loam, planting and tending the food and flowers for 2013. Gardening News: The East Phillips Community 17th Ave. Garden (2428 [...]

13th ANNUAL MEETING of EPIC

EAST PHILLIPS IMPROVEMENT COALITION 13th ANNUAL MEETING of EPIC Saturday, April 28th, 2012  Social Gathering Time: 9:30 am Meeting begins at 10:00 am At:  The New East Phillips Park Cultural & Community Center 2307 17th Ave. S. Annual Board Elections Music, Good Food Cool Door Prizes PLEASE COME AND MEET YOUR NEIGHBORS Call [...]

1st Annual Bridging Festival was a Blast!

1st Annual Bridging Festival was a Blast!

By Dallas Johnson Our 12 hour event on 8/13 (two dozen activities moving through 10 sites) exceeded our wildest expectations. The active embodiment of an invitation, the majority of the day was hands-on and interactive. It was well attended and numbers grew with each stop along 24th St. From collecting the water at dawn, bringing the water [...]

Community Garden Day

By Brad Pass The East Phillips Community 17th Ave. Gardeners invite you to join us on Community Garden Day, Saturday August 6th for free tours of this neighborhood garden and a talk about how three burned out houses, the resolve of a neighborhood and a portion of EPIC’s NRP dollars resulted in a beautiful garden available to East Phillips’ [...]

Taking Root

Taking Root

By Margaret Shields Taking Root is a beginning gardener class series for new gardeners interested in growing their own food. This 6-class series takes place in a community garden in East Phillips, and brings you through an entire growing season in Minnesota, with a class held approximately once a month between May and October. Cost: $30 for the [...]

“Programs might die, but good ideas and community… live” Phillips’ “Wellness Corridor”

“Programs might die, but good ideas and community… live” Phillips’ “Wellness Corridor”

by Robert Albee For the past two years many of us in the Phillips Community have been working to resurrect the Phillips Community Center (PCC) and turn it into a centerpiece for rebuilding the fabric of the neighborhood—this time as Phillips people instead of edifices or individual programs. We want the PCC to become Phillip’s hub of [...]

PCPI Pitches PCC Proposal to Park Personnel

PCPI Pitches PCC Proposal to Park Personnel

by Robert Albee After three months of waiting, the Phillips Community Parks Initiative (PCPI) finally had an opportunity to present its proposal to the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) for leasing and participating in the operations of the Phillips Community Center. The actual written proposal was submitted July 9th and project [...]

Phillips Community Center Update “No, I’ll take the stairs!” … Carl Peterson

Phillips Community Center Update  “No, I’ll take the stairs!”  … Carl Peterson

by Robert Albee, Ventura Village It’s finally done! Last week we sent to the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board a signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for most of the organizations who want to work together with the Park Board in the reopening and ongoing operations of the Phillips Community Center. It’s located at 11th Avenue and [...]

“On Behalf of” or is it “In Behalf of?”

By Robert Albee I consider myself a fairly experienced writer, though I wouldn’t call myself a “man of letters” or anything as strong as that. You might have caught my story when I tried for a clever headline entitled, Five Separate Suitors Seek Space in the Phillips Community Center in last month’s Alley newspaper. Two weeks later, I [...]

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