“With monthly SCCA meetings we have been able to address many concerns and interests of the local businesses in a timely way.”
SCCA Member: Suzanne Weinstein, Coastal Seafoods

Monthly Archives: August, 2014

August Business Buzz

Open Streets Volunteers Needed

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Because Franklin Open Streets is so big, the Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition is shooting to get 162 volunteers for the day. We need your help to recruit a volunteer force! Please share this link with your networks and encourage your friends, family, soccer team, knitting club, and whatever other rad groups you are a part of to get involved on Franklin!

Volunteers put in just 2.5 hours of volunteer work or … More

Open Streets Ramp-up

Open Streets

It is ALREADY August! And as the summer progresses, albeit too quickly, the debut of the Franklin Ave Open Streets event is fast approaching. With over 30 Seward area businesses participating, the event is primed to be a huge success!

Deb Ervin, from ArtiCulture, has been commissioned by the SCCA to assist in the coordination of the event, and has done a wonderful job thus far. She graciously took some time to sit down … More

Seward Teen Social Justice Art Project: Business Sites Needed

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This summer, teens in the Seward area are working with Articulture to tie into an international photo project started by French photographer JR. The project is called Inside Out and it encourages groups of individuals to take action about social issues they are concerned and passionate about.

We are working with a group of teens and artist educators to do a local photo project. The title and description of the social issue they are … More

Bicycle Benefits Program for Local Businesses

Bicycle Benefits

Minneapolis is host to one of the largest bicycling communities in the country. As the city continues to become more bike-friendly, companies now have the opportunity to enhance their business while promoting healthy and sustainable transportation all across the Twin Cities!

Bicycle Benefits is an incentive program which connects cyclists with businesses willing to offer discounts and rewards to those who bike to their establishment. The program works to create city and nation-wide networks … More

It Pays to Recycle (July Member Meeting Summary)

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In today’s culture, it is hard to deny the many advantages of recycling. The move towards creating environmentally sustainable lifestyles and systems is continuing to progress as society becomes more conscious of the effect we have on the world’s resources. Recycling has environmental, economic and social benefits that often go overlooked.

Environmentally, recycling reduces trash, greenhouse gas emissions, and natural resource consumption. Economically, recycling costs half as much as trash services, and includes exemption … More