ViNA seeks new part-time Administrator

Deadline extended to March 31

The ViNA Board of Directors has extended the deadline to March 31, 2016 for applications for a part-time (20 hours per week) administrator. They’d like to have someone in place by June 2016, so there can be several weeks of overlap with the current staff to learn the sometimes complicated contracting and programming management needs. The complete job description is available on the ViNA website

Are you or someone you know interested? If so submit a résumé and cover letter by March 31, 2016 to Diane Spector, ViNA Chair, 2200 44th Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55412.

Art and Architecture in the Garden

April 9

The ViNA Environmental Committee will present their annual gardening workshop on Saturday, April 9 from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Webber Park Community Center, 4400 Dupont Ave. N. The theme of this year’s workshop is Art and Architecture in the Garden, and will feature a presentation by Steve Modrow, Principal of Biota Landscape Design and Build, and a hands-on activity where you may have the opportunity to create a concrete leaf for your own garden. The workshop is free and open to all, but due to space and material limitations anyone wishing to participate in the leaf casting activity must pre-register and pay a $10 materials fee by calling 612-529-9558 or emailing For more information on the workshop see the ad in this issue of the Camden News.

Author reading with Faith Sullivan

April 14

Faith Sullivan grew up in a small town in southern Minnesota and though she has lived in New York and Los Angeles she currently resides in the Victory Neighborhood. Faith has written numerous essays and eight novels, the most recent, Goodnight Mr. Wodehouse, voted one of the top 10 books of 2015 by the Wall Street Journal. She will read selections from several of her works on Thursday, April 14 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Webber Park Community Center. This event is sponsored by the Friends of Webber Park Library.