“We joined SCCA to learn from and work with other successful businesses in the Seward neighborhood.”
SCCA Member: Jim Welna, Welna II Hardware

January Business Buzz

2015 SCCA Member Drive

Keep your eyes and ears peeled for your 2015 SCCA Membership packet arriving soon! Don’t forget to encourage other business owners you know who aren’t members to become members this year and enjoy the benefits, including:

  • Access to the SCCA Business Community Online Forum
  • Monthly E-Newsletter
  • Invitations to Monthly Membership Meetings
  • Access to SCCA’s Energy Program
  • Featured Listing in Online Directory
  • Networking with Seward’s Vibrant Business Community

SPOKES Bike Walk Connect Joins with Cycles for Change

Spokes logo

SPOKES Bike Walk Connect has recently merged with St Paul’s Cycles for Change, a non-profit with a similar mission to build a diverse and empowered community of bicyclists. SPOKES, formerly a program of the Seward Neighborhood Group, will continue on at its current location at 1915 East 22nd Street near the LRT Bike Trail. SPOKES has a bike repair and resale shop, runs an Earn-a-Bike program, and offers classes and events to encourage biking and walking in the neighborhood.

Fire & Ice Party at Matthews Park

Matthews Park is hosting a skating party on Friday, February 13 from 6 – 8 pm. Bring your friends and family out to the Matthews skating rink for a bonfire on the ice while enjoying hot dogs and hot cocoa. For more information call 612-370-4950.

5th Annual Sweethearts & Spirits Fundraiser

Zipp’s Liquors presents the Fifth Annual Sweethearts and Spirits: Beer, Liquor and Wine tasting fundraiser on Saturday, February 28th from 6:30-9:00pm at the Minneapolis Eagles Club (2507 E 25th St).

Enjoy samples of beer, wine and liquor.  Eat delightful treats from local businesses and partake in Zipp’s now famous silent auction.  Stay for the after-party where a keg of something special will be tapped in the Eagle’s bar.

All proceeds benefit Seward Longfellow Restorative Justice Partnership, a program that works with the community and young offenders to repair harm by involving the victim, offender, and community in solutions that promote healing, accountability, and reconciliation. Tickets will be available at Zipp’s or at the door for $15. This popular event may sell out – get your tickets early!

Commercial Space for Lease

30,000 square feet of office/warehouse space available for lease. The space is located at 2620 Minnehaha Avenue, next to Siewert Cabinet with easy access to freeways, the Greenway bike path and downtown Minneapolis. Features include 20 foot ceilings, two dock doors, one drive-in door, and 20 parking spaces. For more details contact Rick at 612-490-4010 or email rws@siewertcabinet.com.

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