Benefits & Fundraisers

10,000 Lakes Concours d'Elegance

The 10,000 Lakes Concours d’Elegance is returning to Excelsior, Minn. for the summer of 2017 and exciting additions are being made as the event moves into its fifth year.

 

28th Annual St. David's Center Make Them Shine Gala

Celebrate St. David’s Center for Child & Family Development with emcee KARE 11’s Rena Sarigianopoulos, fine dining, silent and live auctions, plus a vibrant After Party featuring live entertainment provided by local cover band High & Mighty. Proceeds from the Gala will fund critical services to the nearly 3,000 children and their families who rely on St. David’s Center for inclusive early childhood education and early intervention and treatment services.

Alzheimer’s Association Purple Gala – 25th Anniversary

The
Alzheimer’s Association annual Purple Gala is a time to celebrate and honor the
lives of people impacted by Alzheimer’s and other dementias. The evening
includes a reception and silent auction followed by a gourmet dinner, live
auction, entertainment, and after party with a live band. Proceeds from the
Gala raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.

 

Minneapolis Guitar Quartet

The Wildwood Artist Series is pleased to present the Minneapolis Guitar Quartet on Friday, January 20, 2017 at 7:30pm. With imagination, artistry, and musical mastery, the Minneapolis Guitar Quartet performs its own brilliant arrangements of music by classical composers such as Piazzolla and Debussy, as well as Prince’s Purple Rain, and The Easy Beats’ Friday on My Mind.
The event will take place in the Chautauqua Fine Arts Center located in Mahtomedi: 8000 75th Street North, Mahtomedi, MN

30th Annual Snowball Open

The Orono
Lions 30th Annual Snowball Open 18 Hole Golf Event is set for Jan. 28th,
2017 with tee times starting at 10am and runs past 2:00pm. They had 480 golfers
and over 600 people attending last years the event. Book you tee time early on online
and save $5.00. www.facebook.com/TonkaLions/

Lake Minnetonka Ice Dive 2017

January 1 Shock your senses in icy Lake Minnetonka and ring in 2017 in the bravest way possible. The Lake Minnetonka Ice Dive is an annual event where daring Minnesotans get the chance to jump into the ice bath that is our lake. Proceeds go to organizations including the Wounded Warrior Project, Excelsior Volunteer Fire, South Lake Police Reserve and Suicide Prevention Program. With steamy breakfast burritos, piping-hot chocolate and rich coffee offered to all participants, the ice dive is a great opportunity to support these organizations and have a brave story to share. All ages.

Holiday Rose Gala

Kick off the holidays with a festive evening at the John Rose Oval, when the Friends of Roseville Parks host their annual Holiday Rose Gala. The evening will include creative cuisine, wine, auctions, a gift card tree and entertainment by Michael Johnson, a guitar player, singer and storyteller with hits that include “Bluer Than Blue,” “Almost Like Being in Love” and “The Moon is Still Over Her Shoulder.” Proceeds go towards updating and improving the parks in Roseville. All ages. 6 p.m. $60.

John Hiatt to perform at The Retreat's Imagine Gala

JOHN HIATT TO PERFORM AT

THE RETREAT’S OCTOBER 8
IMAGINE GALA

Diana Pierce - Emcee

Event will honor former Rep. Jim Ramstad and will also be attended by
Mayor Hodges and Mayor Wilcox.

Grammy-nominated songwriter and musician John
Hiatt, whose distinguished career spans more than 40 years, will perform and
give the keynote address at the Imagine Gala, a benefit for The Retreat, on
Saturday, October 8 at the Metropolitan Ballroom in Minneapolis.

John Hiatt to perform at The Retreat's Imagine Gala

JOHN HIATT TO PERFORM AT

THE RETREAT’S OCTOBER 8
IMAGINE GALA

Diana Pierce - Emcee

Event will honor former Rep. Jim Ramstad and will also be attended by
Mayor Hodges and Mayor Wilcox.

Grammy-nominated songwriter and musician John
Hiatt, whose distinguished career spans more than 40 years, will perform and
give the keynote address at the Imagine Gala, a benefit for The Retreat, on
Saturday, October 8 at the Metropolitan Ballroom in Minneapolis.

4th Annual Benefit for Public Safety K9s

The K9 benefit event this year will feature a raffle, demos, select vendor tables, and local treats. Plan to attend for a great day of community and giving back!

Hero K9 is a national, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to protecting our nation by providing funding to the Public Safety community for the purchase of K9s, training, and necessary equipment.

They provide equipment grants to public safety agencies (law enforcement, fire, and search and rescue) for their K9 program(s) of the following:

+ Door Pop & Heat Alarm Systems

+ In-squad Kennels

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