Nokomis Square Community Spirit

Senior Housing Cooperative, South Minneapolis, MN

Senior living cooperative lifestyle encourages independence and member involvement. As a member of Nokomis Square Cooperative you choose your own level and area of participation. Members plan monthly entertainment, holiday parties and learning experiences. Coffee groups, card and game playing are also regular activities. If you like to write, you can join the newsletter committee. Members plan and maintain the garden, advise the dining room and kitchen staff , welcome new members, archive building and membership information, assist the marketing department, orient newcomers, recycle and sell greeting cards, and organize fundraising events.

The committee structure provides many opportunities
to participate:

  • Activity Committeemonthly entertainment, parties
  • Boutique Committeeannual fundraising holiday sale
  • Coffee Clubhosts bi weekly coffee parties
  • Food Service Committee advises dining room staff
  • Gardening Committee maintains award-winning garden
  • Card Recycling creates and sells greeting cards
  • Hospitality Teamwelcomes new members
  • Library Committee sponsors educational lectures
  • Newsletter Committeepublishes monthly newsletter
  • Orientation Committeeprovides building information
  • Square Roots collects history & member information
  • Work Shop Group repair services for members

Nokomis Square members enjoy a variety of amenities to enhance daily living:

  • Guest Suite
  • Party Room with Full Kitchen
  • Beauty/Barber shop
  • Workshop
  • Seven Story atrium with fountain
  • Fitness Center
  • Library/Media Center
  • Fountain View Dining Room
  • Underground Parking
  • Heated Car Wash Stall
  • Heated Driveway