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Thanks to YOU, The Alley Is Bound for the Future!

Thanks to YOU, The Alley Is Bound for the Future!

by Susan Gust Neighbors, friends, advertisers, writers, cartoonists, delivery people, volunteers, young and old, new and well-heeled,-----gathered at the Cultural Wellness Center for a terrific Annual Meeting celebrating 34 years of The Alley Newspaper. This important event also served as a fundraiser for our Bound for the Future Project. Cathy Strobel, President of Alley Communications”' Board of Directors announced at the meeting that the Hennepin County Library has generously decided to contribute the cost of printing and binding two sets of the 17 volumes holding 30 years worth of history, photos and stories contained in over 4,000 pages of The Alley Newspaper. One of these two sets will be located at the Downtown Library and the other set will be available in our own community at the Franklin Library. The Board and volunteers of Alley Communications, the community owned, non-profit publisher of The Alley Newspaper, are so very grateful for the efforts of the staff of the Hennepin County Library and Commissioner Peter McLaughlin”'s office that helped to make this project successful. The printing of these two sets has been completed and now the volumes are being bound. We will make an announcement in an upcoming issue of The Alley Newspaper as to when this project has been completed and delivered to each of the libraries. Alley Communications especially wants to thank the organizational contributors to the Bound for the Future Project: Franklin Avenue Business Association (FABA), Chicago Lake Florist, the Cultural Wellness Center and Hennepin County Library. Our Annual Meeting and fundraiser was made possible through the in-kind contributions of May Day Café, May Day Book Store, Jonathan Miller, Leon Oman, Helen Pound, Cathy Strobel, Jane Thomson, Sue Hunter Weir, and Joyce Wisdom. We especially want to commend the Cultural Wellness Center for making this event possible with their generous commitment of valuable staff time, food and consistent [...]

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