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Hy-Vee Action Items--Mark Your Calendars!





On April 17, the City is hosting an open house for Hy-Vee and the developer from 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  These meetings will be held at New Hope City Hall, 4401 Xylon Avenue North, New Hope, MN 55428.  (Click here for map.) 



It is extremely important that City Council members hear your voice against the Hy-Vee development and understand the negative impact this project would have on the 450 Local 653 union members who work at local stores in surrounding communities, as well as the impact on other local businesses that keep money in the community.



We need your help!  Please get involved, as Hy-Vee has plans to open stores in several communities.



Please contact Organizer Jim Schommer (office 763-525-1500, cell 612-965-4308) with any questions and to let him know you are ready to help.



Notice: Nonunion Grocers No Longer Welcome in Minneapolis!

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Read about Hy-Vee's interest in New Hope here. 


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