North Brainerd Block Party
The 12th annual North Brainerd Block Party, held in conjunction with National Night Out, brought together 375 neighbors and community members to the Aug. 7 event, enjoying great food, music and history in Gregory Park. Thank you to those who supported and contributed to this worthwhile community building event, including Target; Essentia Health; Country Hearth Breads; Nisswa Tax Service; Kelly Bevan's of Kelly's Service; Laurie Brown of Coco Moon; Richard and Melanie Quillin; Meta Mandich; Dirk Vanderwerker and Kevin and Lea Carlson. Thank you also to the City of Brainerd Public Safety Services, Joy Larson of the Brainerd Police Department; Brainerd Park and Recreation Department; Park United Church; Mike Padgett; Anne Nelson Fischer, Kevin Yeager, Tom Hofius, Sue Beck, Kaylo Brooks, Brian Gustafson, David Hermerding, Benjamin Hermerding, Carl Faust from the Brainerd History Group, delicious pulled pork by Mike Jay and the outstanding music by Cleo Kuelbs, Jim Olsen and friends.
Krista Rolfzen Soukup
Kathleen Maloney Hermerding
Brainerd Northside National Night Out chairs