10th Annual Project Community Connect (PCC) Table Reservation 2018

We are now accepting registrations for the 2018 Project Community Connect. The 10th annual event will be held Friday, January 26th 2018 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mayo High School. We ask that everyone is set up by 9:30 am Friday January 26th.

PCC is a “one-stop shop” model of delivering services. Attendees will have access to a wide variety of community resources including housing, financial, employment, education, legal and veteran programs. The event includes a free meal, free Minnesota ID cards, free HIV testing, medical services and much more. PCC is a great opportunity to engage the community in a meaningful way by volunteering, creating new partnerships and dispelling myths about low-income and homeless people. This is not a “charity” event. This event makes systems more efficient by developing a better way of providing services, working together and ending homelessness.

In 2017 PCC brought together over ? service providers and more than ? volunteers, reducing the time it takes to develop community connections from several months to just a few minutes. The event served approximately 360 individuals from the community.

If you cannot attend that day but would like to have informational items available, please let us know. If you have other contact recommendations for PCC, please feel free to send the agency information and contact information to susan@rochester.lib.mn.us

If you or your agency is interested in making a donation to PCC please contact Mary Vrieze at mary.vrieze@smrls.org.

Each Registration is for one table and two chairs. If you agency requires more than one table please e-mail susan@rochester.lib.mn.us. We have limited access to Wi-Fi in the gym.

You may park in the Mayo High School lot. For assistance bringing in boxes and other items, please use the roundabout at door. Volunteers will be available to help bring in your items. If possible please save spots closest to the main doors for individuals and families attending the event.

Please contact Susan Hansen, susan@rochester.lib.mn.us 507.328.2370 or Gretchen Pickett, pickett.gretchen@co.olmsted.mn.us, 

We do offer a free meal for attendees the day of the event. Due to a limited budget we will only be able to offer a free meal to vendors if we have extra food. If we have high attendance numbers we will not be able to offer a meal to staff who are working at your table.

Maps and further information will be sent in January for the event.

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* 1. Agency Name

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* 2. Agency Contact

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* 3. Contact E-mail 

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* 4. Brief description of services offered at the event.

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* 7. Please let us know if there is anything else we need to know about your agency for Project Community Connect.