Community service projects:
The art fair serves a greater good. The Community Club’s
art fair proceeds support youth programs, environmental
projects and a community newspaper—service
projects that benefit the Park Point Community also
serve the wider population of Duluth inhabitants. These
projects have fostered a unity of purpose among volunteers,
artists and fair goers alike. Some examples:
1 . The Park Point Summer Youth program. The Community Club funds and administers a youth program for Duluth children ages 5-13. Kids enjoy the beach, play baseball and tennis, kayak, do arts and crafts projects and go on field trips.
2. Boardwalks. The Club has also built numerous boardwalks,
including projects in conjunction with Rotary volunteers.
Each boardwalk helps to prevent beach erosion and provide
handicapped access to the beauty of the Park Point beach.
3. Annual tree planting. Community Club members engage
school children in planting trees to help stop beach
erosion and to prevent sand from blowing onto walkways
and public parking areas
4. Community news. The Park Point Breeze, a community newspaper with a
32-year history, the Breeze informs readers and provides
a forum for discussion about important issues—part
of the glue that keeps our community together.
5 . Giving more. The Club and its members donate volunteer
time and funding to various local charities that seek
Although these monetary figures represent a substantial
investment back into Duluth, they do not reflect the
value associated with the thousands of hours volunteered
by Park Point residents and friends who make these projects