Subscribe to the Minnesota Vikings Chat email newsletter for a chance to win a pair of tickets to the St. David’s Center for Child & Family Development’s 50th Anniversary Gala, presented by the Minnesota Vikings. (The St. David’s Center is a client of my employer, Tunheim Partners.)
I will announce the winner on March 1.
Gala attendees will include Minnesota Vikings Hall of Fame defensive tackle Jon Randle, former Vikings offensive lineman Chris Liwienski, and legendary sports columnist Sid Hartman.
The gala will be held on Saturday, March 5, at International Market Square. The event benefits the nearly 2,500 children and families St. David’s Center serves each year through programs focused on early childhood education; intervention and treatment for children facing developmental challenges; and support for individuals with enduring special needs.
The exclusive VIP Sponsor Reception kicks off at 5:00 p.m. and features a wine tasting with Wine Critic Bill Coy as well as a beer tasting with Thorpe Distributing. At 6:00 p.m., the Gala begins with hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction and cash bar followed by an elegant dinner, program and live auction. The celebration continues at 9:30 p.m. with entertainment by The R Factor and dancing.
In addition to supporting an awesome organization and cause, the live auction will include such items as:
- Two tickets to the 2012 Super Bowl
- A VIP training camp experience – player meet-and-greet and behind-the-scenes tour for a child and his or her friends
- Rock On The Range, a VIP experience for two: Experience the Rock on the Range music festival in VIP style. Artists include Avenged Sevenfold, Distrubed, KORN, A Perfect Circle, and Staind.
- Sugarland at Target Center – Four suite tickets to Sugarland’s The Incredible Machine Tour concert.
- Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Phoenix Suns
- Autographed Wes Johnson game shoe
- Harlem Globetrotters suite tickets
- Golf at Minikahda
- The Script at the Orpheum – One pair of front row tickets.
- Arthur Murray Dance Studio – A one week membership
- Twin Cities Cultural Sampling
- Brave New Workshop Theatre tickets
- Acme Comedy Company tickets
- Window cleaning
- Toro Snowthrower
- Interior design services