St. Anthony: Two north Minneapolis projects launch
Two worthy projects on the job-hungry North Side of Minneapolis broke ground last week.
Small business owner Gloria Freeman started the $1.2 million purchase-and-renovation of a long-shuttered charter school into Olu’s Center, a day care for infants-to-school age children as well as seniors that will employ 25 people at $11 to $25 per hour plus benefits.
“The contractors are at work,” said Freeman, a former insurance underwriter who also operates nine Olu’s Home group homes. “This has been five to six years in the making for me. I’m ready..."