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The Brooklyn Park Ambassadors are goodwill ambassadors that represent Brooklyn Park at community events and spread the word that Brooklyn Park is a thriving community inspiring pride where opportunities exist for all. This is a year-round program but the majority of the appearances happen May to August.

Activities we do

  • Volunteer at community events in the city like Tater Daze and Movie in the Park
  • Serve at community outreach events like schools, Salvation Army bell ringing or Feed My Staving Children
  • Raise funds for the program (self-sustaining)
  • Speak at council meetings
  • Attends other festival parades and coronations throughout Minnesota and part of Wisconsin

Skilled developed and learning experiences

As an ambassador, you gain many new skills, such as:

  • Pride for your city
  • Respect
  • Public speaking
  • Public relation techniques
  • Leadership skills
  • Self-confidence
  • Patience
  • Positively interact with people of various backgrounds
  • How to work as part of a team

Who can join?

  • People between the ages of 9 and 20
  • People who live, work to attend school in Brooklyn Park, Osseo, Champlin, Brooklyn Center, Blaine or Spring Lake Park
  • Have not held an ambassador title for the City of Brooklyn Park or another city in the past two years
  • You must be able to serve for the entire year

Important dates

Date Event
Thursday, May 19, 7 p.m. Orientation at City Hall, all are welcome, but must pre-register
Saturday, June 4, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Candidate interviews
Monday, June 6, 6 to 8 p.m. Social event for candidates
Saturday, June 11 Social event for candidates and their families
Thursday, June 16, 5 to 8 p.m. Tater Daze parade
Friday, June 17 Coronation practice
Saturday, June 18 Coronation of ambassadors


Applying for the ambassador program

You will need to submit a $40 registration fee with the application.

Download the ambassador application (PDF)

More information

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Mailing address

Brooklyn Park Ambassadors
Attn: Melissa Turnquist
740 87th Ln. NE
Blaine, MN 55434


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