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Brainerd Lakes Area Community Foundation Annual Dinner - ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. TO REGISTER, CALL (877) 253-4380.

Join us as we celebrate philanthropy in the Brainerd Lakes area and honor our 2019 Award in Philanthropy recipients.

Date: Thursday, July 11, 2019
Time: 5:30-8:30 PM

Location: Gull Lake Center at Grand View Lodge
Nisswa, MN
(follow event parking signs once you enter the resort)

Annual Dinner Schedule:

5:30 PM – Social Reception
6:30 PM – Dinner
7:15 – Program
8:30 – After-Glow Reception (will include locally made chocolates)

2019 Award in Philanthropy Recipients - Dutch and Irma Cragun


RACF Concert for a Cause

The ROCORI Area Community Foundation would like to invite the community to join us at the second annual "Concert for a Cause". We are pleased to announce this year's performers will be Maiden Dixie.

Proceeds will benefit the Chain of Lakes Paddlers Club and the RACF Community Builder Fund.

Tickets go on sale July 1 at the City Halls of Rockville, Richmond and Cold Spring.

Date - August 22, 2019
Time - Gates Open at 4:00pm, Music Starts at 6:00pm
Location - Richmond Lions Community Park

For sponsorship information, please contact racf@communitygiving.org or call (877) 253-4380.

Central Minnesota Community Foundation Annual Dinner 2019

Tuesday September 10, 2019
River's Edge Convention Center, St. Cloud MN

Please join us for an evening of celebrating as we reflect on this past year of philanthropy and recognize this year's award recipients.

Professional Award in Philanthropy - To be announced
Alex Didier Award in Philanthropy - To be announced
ATHENA Award - Bernie Perryman


5:00-6:30 PM Social Hour
6:30-7:30 PM Dinner
7:30-8:30 PM Program and Award Presentation

Cost: $75 per person

Paynesville Area Community Foundation Fall Harvest Gala

Saturday, September 21, 2019
Roadside Tavern, 531 Main Street, Roscoe, Minnesota

You are cordially invited to an evening of celebrating philanthropy at our annual fall gala.

Schedule of the Evening
5:30pm - Social & Silent Auction
6:30pm - Substantial Hors D'oeuvres
7:30pm - Program and Live Auction
8:30pm - Musical Entertainment by Jack Winders

Cost: $50 per person

Willmar Area Community Foundation Award in Philanthropy Celebration 2019

When: Thursday October 10, 2019

Where: Willmar Area Conference Center

Schedule of Evening
5:30 - 6:30pm Social Hour and Hors d'oeuvres
6:30 - 8:15PM Dinner & Program
8:15 - 9:00PM Afterglow Reception


Award Recipients: To be announced