February 2017
U P C O M I N G 
E V E N T S 

Thurs., Feb 9
Community Forum Night
627 Selby, Suite A

Wed., Feb 15
Community Safety and Improvement Meeting
627 Selby, Suite A

Tues., Feb 21
Western District Police Department Community Meeting (morning session)
Police Department,
367 Grove St

Western District Police Department Community Meeting (evening session)
Police Department,
367 Grove St

Neighborhood Development Meeting
627 Selby, Suite A

Tues., Feb 28
SUPC Board Meeting
627 Selby, Suite A

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Crashed Ice at the St. Paul Cathedral
Crashed Ice is coming this weekend, February 3rd and 4th. Check out the St. Paul Events Page for information and a schedule of events. Expect around 100,000 fans in and around the neighborhood this weekend, and stay safe!
New Email Address for SUPC
Our website and email addresses have changed! Please take a moment to update your contact information.

You can find us on the web at  www.summit-university.org.

General Information:  info@summit-university.org

Oxford Community Center and Jimmy Lee Recreation Center
Low Cost Fitness at MLK & Jimmy Lee Recreation Centers

Who says you have to break the bank to live a healthy lifestyle? Saint Paul Parks and Recreation has low-cost options to help you meet your fitness goals.

Fitness Center Memberships
Just $30/year gives Saint Paul residents unlimited access to fitness rooms at MLK Recreation Center, Oxford/Jimmy Lee Recreation Center and ten other Saint Paul locations. Not ready to commit? Daily passes are only $3.

Fitness Classes

Choose from a wide variety of fitness classes at Oxford/Jimmy Lee Recreation Center, including Yoga for the Body and Mind, Soul Line Dance, Total Body Fitness and more for $3-$5 per class. Additional fitness classes are available at other locations, free of charge. 

Open Gym

Open gym times are offered free of charge at MLK Recreation Center Monday - Friday from 3pm-5pm for ages 11-17 and Sundays from 10:30am-12:30pm for families. 

Fitness offerings are subject to change without notice. Please call your recreation center to confirm.

270 Lexington Parkway North
Saint Paul, MN  55104
Ph: 651-642-0650

Updates from Hallie Q. Brown
Hallie Q. Brown had a busy holiday season!

HQB was able to distribute 220 holiday food baskets for Thanksgiving, and another 150 baskets around the winter holidays.

Together with their partners, the Hallie Q. Brown Toy Drive distributed over 3000 new and used toys and books to children from HQB, the Saint Paul Promise Neighborhood and the Union Gospel Mission.

The annual Roger Barr holiday story reading was also successful, raising almost $2500 in donations.

Over the course of 2016, Hallie Q. Brown Food Shelf distributed 568,000 pounds of food! Please drop by HQB with your donations so that we can keep up this crucial work.

On February 23, at 5:30PM, HQB is hosting a Race Dialog, and on March 25, HQB will hold a Food Drive Cook-Off.

Visit our website ( www.hallieqbrown.org) for more information.
New Metro Transit Assistance Program: TAP PASS
TAP offers $1 rides to qualified residents

Ride more for less through the Transit Assistance Program (TAP) which offers $1 rides to qualified residents. This test program offers participants $1 rides on all buses and light rail, including transfers (one card per person). All participants who sign up will receive $5 for rides on their new card. To enroll you must be a low-income Twin Cities resident between the ages of 13 and 64 and have your income verified through a non-profit or another government agency and have a photo ID. For a list of documents that can be used for income verification visit  http://www.metrotransit.org/transit-assistance-program.

Sign up at one of the Metro Transit service centers (first come, first served - while supplies last):

Minneapolis Service Center - 719 Marquette Avenue (Store Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 5:30 pm)

Saint Paul Service Center - Skyway, US Bank Center, 101 E. 5th Street (Store Hours: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm)

News from Our Council
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Do you have a community concern or issue?  Do you have some ideas on how to make our neighborhoods safer or more vibrant?  If so please come to the SUPC Community Forum, Thursday, April 14 from 6-7:30 at the SUPC office, 627 Selby, Suite A.

Please consider becoming a board member. Districts D and E each have a vacancy.  If you are interested, contact Jens@summit-university.org.