Disaster Loan Outreach Center

City of Minneapolis Opens Disaster Loan Outreach Center The center will open Tuesday, July 12th at Lucy Laney School, 3333 Penn Ave. N. Minneapolis. The center will assist residents, business owners, and property owners with applying for available tornado recovery loans.   Please read the City of Minneapolis Press Release for full details. The hours are: Tuesday, July 12 – Friday,…

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Applications for SBA Disaster Loans

People can apply for SBA loans (individuals or businesses) at Lucy Laney School, 3333 Penn N., on July 12 through 15 and July 18 and 19 from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on July 16 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.  To get most federal disaster assistance, you must first have applied for the SBA loan.   As…

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Metro Paint-A-Thon

Time is running out to get in your application for the 2011 Metro Paint-A-Thon.  The deadline is May 6th.  In August, thousands of volunteers will paint the homes of low-income seniors and people with disabilities.  Homes must be single family and owner occupied.  Homeowner must be 60 years or age or older or permanently disabled. There are also income…

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Clean out your medicine cabinet. Medicine Collection Event is April 30 in Brooklyn Center

Hennepin County and the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office are providing residents the opportunity to properly and safely dispose of their unwanted, expired and unused medicines. There is no charge for bringing in medications. Who: For Hennepin County residents only Where: Brooklyn Center Brooklyn Center City Hall, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway (use north entrance at the intersection of Shingle Creek…

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Lead Paint Abatement

Concerned about lead paint in your home? If you meet the following criteria, you may be eligible to receive a FREE lead assessment and new windows through a Hennepin County grant program: Home built before 1978 A child (5 or under) lives in or frequently visits your home Live in Hennepin County Meet income qualifications Call Sustainable Resources Center…

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Community Energy Services Coming to Jordan!

Community Energy  Services Coming to Jordan! Community Energy Services is a residential  energy efficiency program designed to help homeowners save energy and money in their homes an has served over 2,800 Minneapolis homeowners. CES provides homeowners with a free educational workshop where homeowners learn free and low cost ways to save energy and money in their home.  At the workshop, homeowners are eligible to sign up for a customized home energy visit which includes an hour and a half with two energy professionals in your home with you, performing diagnostic tests, including a blower door test,…

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Tired of shoveling snow?

Youth Snow Shoveling Brigade Tired of  shoveling snow?  Know someone who is tired of shoveling?  Or shoveling snow is a challenge? The Pohlad Family Foundation, and JACC have teamed up to establish a youth snow shoveling brigade.   PCYC staff Walter is working with the youth to help them develop their entrepreneurial skills. If the snowfall is 2” or more, they…

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HousingLink’s Holiday Open House on Wednesday, December 1st from 3:30 – 6:30 PM

HousingLink is excited to invite you to our Holiday Open House on Wednesday, December 1st from 3:30 – 6:30 PM at our office. You will enjoy jerk chicken skewers and meatballs from Aridi’s Catering, a Kindred Kitchen caterer. Cookies from Cookie Cart, a vegetable platter, and a variety of beverages will also be served.  You will also view success stories…

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