“SCCA is my way to give back and help grow our local business community, which is key to keeping Seward as a sustainable neighborhood.”
SCCA Member: Tracy Singleton, Birchwood Café

Monthly Archives: February, 2013

Minneapolis SBA to Offer Free Class for Business Leaders

This spring, the Minneapolis office of the Small Business Association (SBA) will offer a free class for executives looking to grow or improve their business. Developed by the U.S. Small Business Administration, the E 200 course offers qualified business owners powerful benefits including innovative strategies to grow, acquire financing, access new markets and leverage networking.

Past year Minneapolis participants include Certus EDM, Christensen Law Office, CorAzon, Flair Fountains, Gandhi Mahal, Guaranty Commercial Title, Harry … More

Executive Director of NAMI MN Sue Abderholden presents at January SCCA Meeting

Mental illness is an issue that is relevant to nearly all of us as business owners, family members, and friends. At SCCA’s January meeting, we were fortunate to have the time to consider the importance of mental illness with a visit from Sue Abderholden of NAMI MN.

In addition to providing information about the definition of mental illness, its prevalence in modern American society, and the ways in which we can fight the stigma … More

Meet our New Board Members!

At our January member meeting, SCCA held board elections, and we now have a 10 member board for 2013! Board members serve three year terms, which means newly-elected (and reelected) members will serve through 2015. Meet the newest members:

Abdulcadir Haji, owner of An Nuur Restaurant – An Nuur Restaurant opened at the beginning of last year in Seward, and Haji is excited about getting involved with the business community.

Jennifer Anderberg, manager at … More

Changes to Articles of Incorporation

At our January meeting, SCCA made some changes to the organization’s articles of incorporation.. Here is a list of the changes:
-Throughout the document, the term “businessmen” was changed to “businesspeople.”
-The address of the organization was updated.
-The clarity of statements that defined Seward’s neighborhood boundaries was improved.
-The number of board members was changed from between 9 and 25 to between 7 and 11.
-Restrictions regarding the timing of the annual meeting … More

Zipp’s Liquors Fundraiser for Seward-Longfellow Restorative Justice Partnership

On February 9th, Zipps Liquors is teaming up with the Seward-Longfellow Restorative Justice Partnership to present an evening of fun and fundraising at the Minneapolis Eagles Club. The event, which runs from 6:30 – 9:00 pm, offers a chance to sample beer, wines, and liquor, enjoy food and treats from local businesses, and partake in Zipps’ now-famous silent auction. And after the party, it’s the after party, featuring a keg of Sugar Shack Maple … More