On January 22, 2014, a full house at the Peeler Recreation Center heard presentations from the Renaissance Community Coop and Self-Help Ventures Fund. The RCC is launching our ownership and fundraising campaigns following the hiring of our first staff person,
The second issue of the Renaissance Community Coop newsletter is available now!
The meeting was called to order by the president Mr. Leo Stewart at 7:15 pm. There was a total of 27 people in attendance. Welcome the welcome was given by the president immediately after the meeting was called to order.
The first issue of our printed newsletter, ROOTSTOCK, is out! We’re thrilled to have our first printed newsletter available to our community and across the city! The name, ROOTSTOCK, comes from the world of gardening and farming. It refers to
Last Monday, over 50 people gathered at the Presbyterian Church of the Cross for the Renaissance Community Coop’s public meeting. The agenda included updates on the last City Council meeting, news from the various sub-committees and a small group activity
We are disappointed that five City Council members decided to give the Renaissance Center and $1.5 million to private investors. Four council members supported our vision of a successful coop grocery store anchoring a vibrant city-owned shopping center – a
The pro forma is the document used to develop the cooperative’s financial model in advance of opening. These are routinely used by all kinds of businesses. In the spirit of transparency, our developing pro forma is posted online for anyone
With over 100 supporters in attendance and terrific speakers, the Renaissance Community Coop made a fine showing at the May 7th City Council meeting. Final decisions on key issues like economic development support for the coop and ownership of the
The following comments were made to City Council during the May 7, 2013 meeting on the agenda item dealing with the Renaissance Center redevelopment proposals. RCC Steering Committee Members Tavish Warren, Louis Beveridge and Casey Thomas spoke about the RCC
UPDATE: This agenda item has been moved up so that folks interested in supporting the coop will not have to wait for hours. Be there at 5:30pm Tuesday night to make sure you can show your support for the Renaissance