Bulletin Board: Roseville-Little Canada Review/Bulletin Area • June 11th, 2019

Celebrate Juneteenth in Roseville

Join Do Good Roseville for its second annual Juneteenth Celebration. Community members will come together to celebrate freedom and build a future where all are included in a vibrant integrated community. All are welcome, rain or shine. The celebration is Saturday, June 15, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Foundation Shelter at Central Park, 2495 Victoria St. N. in Roseville. There will be free food, spoken word performances, games and music. Organizers welcome you to bring a side or desert to share with neighbors. For more information go to www.DoGoodRoseville.com.

 

Shoreview Lakeshore Quilters Guild

On Tuesday, June 25, the Shoreview Lakeshore Quilters Guild will host guest speaker Cindy Staub, of Quilt Doodle Designs, who will present a trunk show of her appliqué quilt designs. Staub is a quilt pattern designer, blogger and maker. Admission for the event is $5 for non-members and all residents are encouraged to attend. The guild meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 3920 Victoria St. N. in Shoreview. Visitors are advised to use the rear entrance of the building. For more information, email Lakeshorequilters@gmail.com.

 

Shoreview Green Community Award applications available

Residents, nonprofit organizations and commercial properties are encouraged to apply for a Shoreview 2019 Green Community Award. The awards, sponsored by the Environmental Quality Committee, recognize and reward properties that demonstrate water, energy, or general environmental conservation. Past winners have installed solar panels for alternative energy, created a composting program or created rain gardens that provide pollinator habitat.

Winners receive a small yard sign and are recognized at a city council meeting in September. The application deadline is July 5. Forms are available at www.shoreviewmn.gov/Home/Components/News/News/1534/17. 

 

Mental health support group

NAMI Minnesota, a part of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is sponsoring a support group specifically for partners or spouses of someone who lives with a mental illness. The Partners & Spouses support group meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Falcon Heights United Church of Christ, 1795 Holton St. in Falcon Heights. For more information call Melissa at 651-354-0825, or Sara at 763-350-6502.

 

Donations needed 

The Community Action Partnership of Ramsey and Washington Counties is seeking hats, sunglasses, sunscreen, mosquito spray and other items for children ages 5 and under, to help them stay cool and safe this summer. 

Collect or purchase items and help assemble kits for the organization to distribute at its summer programming. Before beginning, complete a short-term registration form at www.caprw.org/volunteer and obtain a full list of items. For additional information contact volunteers@caprw.org or call 651-603-5979.

Parents of children up to 5 years old living in Ramsey County and needing assistance can contact 651-603-5986 or visit www.caprw.org for eligibility guidelines.

 

Call for nominations: SAVHS Hall of Fame

This fall, the St. Anthony Village High School Alumni Association will again recognize distinguished graduates with their induction into the Alumni Hall of Fame. The hall of fame honors alumni for their contributions to the community or to their profession, while promoting models of lifelong success to current students. The alumni association seeks community input to nominate individuals who have demonstrated success in their professional lives and in civil or community service. Nominations may be made by email to pucelmary@gmail.com. Nominations received by June 30 will be evaluated for induction into the 2019 Hall of Fame by the association’s committee. Nominees must be St. Anthony Village High School graduates who have graduated prior to 2000 and have demonstrated success in job-related achievements, been awarded professional honors, have been recognized for community involvement, have been noted for their personal accomplishments or have made a positive impact on the St. Anthony-New Brighton School District. 

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