Breakfast with Gary (Schiff) 1/28 – 9th Ward Awards

Ninth Ward Award nominations open


Staff members of 2010 Ninth Ward Award winner Open Arms Minnesota

 (photo courtesy of MinnPost/Scott Russell).


This month’s Breakfast with Gary will feature the Eighth Annual State of the Ward Address and Ninth Ward Awards.  Awards will be given for Leader of the Year, Block Club of the Year, Neighborhood Project of the Year, and Youth Leader of the Year. “The Ninth Ward is a community of activists who impressively fight for the betterment of their community. This event is a time to celebrate our successes,” Council Member Gary Schiff said.  To make a nomination, write a brief description of the accomplishments that you think deserve recognition.


Please submit your Ninth Ward Award nominations via e-mail, fax (612) 673-3940 or by mail to Council Member Gary Schiff, 350 South 5th Street, Room 307, Minneapolis, MN  55415 by Friday, January 14th. Breakfast with Gary will take place Friday, January 28, 2011 from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. at Mercado Central, 1515 East Lake Street.  Breakfast is $7 (and optional). There is no cost to attend the event. RSVP encouraged: (612) 673-2209.