Benefits & Fundraisers

Community Breakfast

You are invited to join your friends, neighbors and community members at the Annual Community Breakfast to benefit Western Communities Action Network (WeCAN) on Thursday, April 27, at the Gillespie Center, 2590 Commerce Boulevard in Mound.

The event will run from 7 to 8:30 a.m., with registration starting at 6:45 a.m. This year’s featured speaker is Kevin Borg, Superintendent of Westonka Schools. Borg’s topic will be “Celebrating a Century and Beyond” in recognition of the district’s centennial this year.  

Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Historical Society Presents "Celebrating Danceland: 1904-1968"

The Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Historical Society (ELMHS) will present “Celebrating Danceland: 1904-1968” on May 9, 2018 at the Old Log Theatre, 5185 Meadville Street, Greenwood, MN. The evening will begin at 5:30 pm with a “mini-exhibit” of historic Danceland artifacts and photos and will include Excelsior Brewing Company’s “Big Reggie’s Rootbeer,” a cash bar, gourmet popcorn, a raffle, and a trivia contest.

We Can Ride 23rd Annual Chefs' Brigade Dinner

What:  We Can Ride's 23rd
Annual Chefs' Brigade Dinner will celebrate New Beginnings this year in honor
of the successful move to the Medina location in the Three Rivers Park
District.  The event will be held at the Edinburgh Country Club and will
be emceed by KARE11's own Jeff Edmondson. The evening will commence with a
silent auction, photo booth, raffles, and an array of appetizers.  A
plated multi-course dinner will be served by a team of talented Twin Cities
chefs, and will be accompanied by a live auction, inspirational speakers,

Charlene's 5K Dog Run

Join The Brain Injury Research Lab and the Hennepin Health Foundation for Charlene’s 5K Dog Run. They encourage every human with or without a four-legged friend to participate in enjoying the park, outdoor exercise, and raising money for a unique cause.

Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® Twin Cities

Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against this disease!

Take the first step by finding a Walk near you. Once you register, you’ll have access to a wide range of tools and support through your customized Participant Center. Join us and lead the way to Alzheimer's first survivor. Together, we can end Alzheimer’s disease!

Happy Hour for Hunger

ICA Food Shelf is
excited to announce its annual Happy Hour for Hunger at Spasso is back!

Happy Hour for Hunger is a good excuse to leave the office behind
and enjoy a drink or two with the community! Come mix and mingle with your
neighbors while supporting a great cause. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door.

Hosted on the beautiful outdoor patio at Spasso- free
appetizers, a drawing, mystery bags and a silent auction are sure to provide a
great evening. One silent auction item features dinner and wine for 8 at

Shred Cancer

The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) and PROSHRED® Security
(Proshred) will host their fourth annual, nationwide “Shred Cancer”
event on Saturday, June 3. Community members are invited to bring their
personal documents to be securely shredded while raising funds for
cancer research around prevention.

Annual Excelsior Fashion Show "The Runway"

annual fashion show, “The Runway,” will take place on May 11, 2017, from 5:00 –
7:30pm at Pique Travel in downtown Excelsior. Like last year’s sold-out event, the
show will be emceed by Kate Raddatz of WCCO and feature the styles of 10 local


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