Benefits & Fundraisers

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

Taste of Long Lake

Taste of Long Lake: Come out for a great night of drinks, camaraderie and live music—all for good causes. Sample 250+ wines, beers and spirits, and enjoy delicious food provided by local restaurants. Orono artist Steve Noonan will perform with a full band: original music, 12-string guitar, melodic rock. 100% of proceeds benefit Breast Cancer Research, Locks of Love, ALS Research, 8 to a Lamp (building schools in Tanzania) and the Orono Rotary. Major sponsors: Lakeside Wine & Spirits, Orono Rotary, Otten Bros. Nursery & Landscaping.

Walk to End Alzheimer's - Twin Cities

Did you know 5.4 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s?
This disease can’t be stopped or slowed, but neither can we. Join us at the Twin
Cities Walk to End Alzheimer’s on September 17 at Target Field. The end of
Alzheimer’s starts with you!

Red Zone Rush: Shakopee 5K and Kids Fun Run

Red Zone Rush is a football-themed 5K race and kids fun run that ends by celebrating with food, music and kids activities.

This race is presented by Brookwood Community Church in Shakopee and benefits “Good to go Kids” a community-based organization that provides food for kids in need to take home on the weekends

Schedule of events:
9:30am: Kids Fun Run
10:00am: 5K Race
9am-12pm: Business Expo
10:30am – 12:00pm: Live music, food and kids activities

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