Community engagement is a key element necessary for great living. So said Golden Valley residents who participated in Envision Golden Valley, the City's visioning process.
To promote and support that concept, the City Council created a framework to help connect businesses, organizations, and individuals who want to improve their city and get involved in their community. The City of Golden Valley offers several opportunities to serve your community. There are also a number of ways to connect with others in the community through grass-roots initiatives and existing organizations.
Recent Volunteer Opportunities
On Feb 27, five firefighters from the Golden Valley Fire Department (GVFD) participated in American Lung Association Fight for Air stair climb at US Bank Plaza in Minneapolis. The event is a fund raiser that brought 47 fire departments and 260 firefighters to the 31-story building for a full fire-gear climb.
Four Golden Valley citizens were among 10 volunteers recently recognized by the Bassett Creek Watershed Management Commission (BCWMC) for their hard work in helping the BCWMC achieve its mission: “Stewardship of water resources to protect and enhance our communities.” They include Jonathan Burris, Shanna Hanson, Linda Loomis, and Cara Rickenberg.
Valley Volunteer Day on Saturday, Oct 24, brings people together to work on projects to fulfill needs around the community and make Golden Valley a better place to live, work, and play. Groups or organizations plan and coordinate activities to coincide with Make A Difference Day, which is the largest national day of community service. This year’s events include
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