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The Annandale Area Community Team (ACT) was formed in 2002 by a diverse group of
dedicated area citizens. The original group received leadership training in 2003
through the Healthy Communities Partnership
Program of the Central Minnesota
Initiative Foundation, learning how to reach out and engage local citizens in
developing a shared vision and integrated plan for a brighter future in
The Arts Action Team seeks to promote, plan and provide artistic and
cultural events in the
Free Concerts in the Park are held each 2nd and 4th Friday in the City Park at 7:00 p.m. Below is the 2016 Concerts in the Park schedule:
Friday, June 10 - Church of Cash (Country ala Johnny Cash)
Friday, June 24 - West Metro Big Band (Swing and Jazz)
Friday, July 8 - Annandale Community Band (Marches and more)
"Chair-ish the Lakes" Adirondack Chair Auction
Friday, August 12 - Vinnie Rose Band (Country)
Friday, August 26 - 33 Degrees North (Steel Drum Caribbean Music)
v - “Chair-ish the Lakes” Six cedar Adirondack Chairs painted by local artists will be auctioned off at the Concert-in-the-Park.
v - Petals and Palate Garden Tour (Tickets required) Tickets go on sale June 18th at All Things Good, Cafe Jules, In Hot Water, and Miller's Jewelry.
v - Field to Feast Community Dinner (Tickets required)
ACT Discover Downtown Annandale – The Discover Downtown Annandale Action Team is committed to promoting and improving the Downtown area of Annandale. A Farmer's Market is open 8:00 a.m. to noon each Saturday, June through early October, in front of City Hall on Cedar Street. In 2012 the DD Team dedicated their newest project, Clock Tower Park on Main Street Annandale. ACTIONS
ACT Beach House Annandale – The Beach House Annandale Action Team is dedicated to providing supervision of the beach house at the municipal park on Pleasant Lake.
Heart of the Lakes Trails – The Heart of the Lakes Trails Action Team strives to develop an extensive trail system in
and around the
– The Community Center Action Team strives to provide a facility in the
ACT 1922 School Building ReUse Project – The ReUse Project Steering Committee worked to find a reuse for the old school building, but it's endeavors were unsuccessful and the building was demolished in 2015
ACTION TEAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
as of January, 2016
Chair - Position is Open. Kelly Hinnenkamp is the current
Vice-Chair - Position is Open. Judy Grabham is the current Coordinating Vice-Chair
Secretary - Jill Bishop
Treasurer - Marlene Young
The ACT Board made up of current ACT officers, Action Team Leads, and Members at Large meets quarterly.
ACT MISSION STATEMENT: Annandale Area Community Team (ACT) will promote and facilitate community visioning with positive changes by engaging area residents in grassroots involvement.
The Annandale Area
Community Team (ACT) was formed in 2002 by a diverse group of dedicated
area citizens. The original group received leadership training in 2003 through
the Healthy Communities Partnership of the
ACT is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, EIN # 16-1719595.
Mail: ACT, P.O. Box 596, Annandale, MN 55302