The Field Regina Northrop Neighborhood Group works to create a community with safe streets, quality schools, stable and well-maintained housing, supportive commercial businesses and parks and recreational facilities that can be enjoyed by all segments of the community.
The FRNNG achieves these goals through the work of its committee. Each committee meets on a monthly basis, and the meetings are open for residents to attend.
The goal of the Business Committee is to engage and support the businesses in the Field, Regina and Northrop communities. This means partnering with the City of Minneapolis to support the business community, as well as connecting with individual businesses to help them utilize existing resources. The goal is help local businesses thrive, which in turn helps the community prosper.
The committee meets 1st Tuesday of each month at 8:30 a.m. at Turtle Bread Company located at 4762 Chicago Avenue.
The Communications Committee works to maintain two-way and timely communication networks between neighbors, FRNNG, McRae Park, churches, businesses and other organizations that contribute to the quality of life in the Field Regina Northrop neighborhood. Some of the communications include a bi-monthly newsletter, FRNNG’s website and social media. These tools allow the committee to disseminate information quickly to the neighborhood.
The committee meets every 2nd Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Sovereign Grounds located at 813 E. 48th St.
Community and Safety Committee
The Community and Safety Committee strives to promote a safe and healthy environment in the Field Regina Northrop neighborhood. The committee partners with area businesses and organizations, as well as block club leaders and representatives from the 3rd Precinct. to achieve its goal of a safe community.
The committee meets 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at McRae Park.
The Education Committee works to improve the learning environment of area schools, the perception of these schools and also to encourage community involvement with the schools.
This committee meets on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at McRae Park in the Arts and Crafts room.
The Greening Committee strives to support and develop environmental programs for the Field Regina Northrop neighborhood. These programs beautify and promote the future health of the neighborhood.
The committee meets 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Turtle Bread Company located at 4762 Chicago Avenue.
The Housing Committee develops housing strategies to rehabilitate existing housing stock and create affordable rental housing. The committee’s activities include, but are not limited to, providing loans and grants to property owners for home improvements and helping host the annual South Minneapolis Housing Fair. The fair provides education for the community.
The committee meets the first Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at Town Hall Tap located at 4810 Chicago Ave.
The Programs Committee organizes the annual neighborhood celebration, silent auction event and during an election year, the candidates’ forum.
The Parks Committee maintains an inviting and appealing atmosphere at McRae Park to encourage use. The park provides a place for neighbors to gather and fosters a sense of community in the Field Regina Northrop neighborhood.
The committee meets first Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at McRae Park.
Visit the events calendar for all the committee meeting dates.