Updates, news, and information sessions

Greetings West Bank Businesses,

A few event announcements and opportunities for you below.


Jamie Schumacher

Growing Smarter: Training for the University District–Developers and the Community at the TableGet the Kind of Development You Want:

For community leaders, increase your neighborhood’s effectiveness in shaping development.

For developers, understand how to get positive community engagement.
Tell us your priorities for future community forums and training.

Admission is free.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (CDT)
University Lutheran Church of Hope
Fellowship Hall
601 13th Avenue Southeast
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Please RSVP Via Eventbrite.

Brian Coyle Center Gym – grand re-opening!

On November 15, 2013 beginning from 5pm, the Brian Coyle Center of the Pillsbury United Communities is planning a grand opening of our newly renovated GYM. All area businesses and friends are cordially invited to join in this special event and celebrate the successes with the community.  The celebration will kick off with delicious refreshments served by the Coyle Community Café, followed by a brief presentation by youth from the community. Following the end of the celebration, children from the Cedar-Riverside Community School, as well as the boy’s and girl’s basketball and soccer teams will showcase their talent.


Please share this important community celebration with us and RSVP by November 8 by calling Safiyo Mohamed or Khadija Webi at 612-338-5282 or email at mohmeds@puc-mn.org.

Recycling Grants Available!

Hennepin County has a great Business Recycling Grants program for Minneapolis’ businesses. Grants of up to $50,000 are available to start or improve recycling and organics programs. Please see the pdf here for more details: http://www.wbba.thewestbank.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/34-705-09-13_Business_Recycling_Assistance.pdf


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