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Special Events

Throughout the year we have several fun events planned that are open to the public. Additional information for each event, including registering, sponsorships, tickets, etc., will be available online as we get closer to the individual events.

We hope you can join us for --

Families & Advocates Meeting, March 21

President Lynn Noren will host a free informational meeting for families, people we serve, supporters, and advocates to discuss critical current policies and legislative issues with suggested ways as to how you can get involved and have your voice heard. It will be held Tuesday, March 21 starting at 5:30 p.m. at Rise's administrative offices: 8406 Sunset Road, Spring Lake Park.

Celebrate Talent, April 25

A fun opportunity for Rise team members and the people we serve to showcase their talents! Twenty-five people (first signed up--first on stage!) will regale our public audience with singing, dancing, joke-telling, and other special talents in three-minute performances. It will be held on Tuesday, April 25 from 7-8:30 p.m. at Fridley High School Auditorium, 6000 West Moore Lake Drive (west side of building), Fridley 55432. Free admission and all are welcome. Check out Rise's Facebook photo album for scenes from 2016. Sign up here.

Volunteer Appreciation Open House, April 27

Rise so appreciates the many men and women who have supported us with their time and talents. Join us for a special open house at Rise's Spring Lake Park corporate offices on Thursday, April 27 from 5 - 7 p.m. for light refreshments.

Tapping Into Possibilities, July 17

Supporters have enjoyed our new summer "friend-raiser" celebration, Tapping Into Possibilities. This year's event will again be held at the Bauhaus Brew Lab, 1315 Tyler St. N.E., Minneapolis 55413, from 5 - 7:30 p.m. Get your tickets in advance by calling 763-792-2448. For a peek at the fun last summer, check out our Facebook photo album

Celebrate Rise Fundraising Gala, October 5

We hope you will join us for our annual Celebrate Rise Fundraising Gala on Thursday, October 5, 2017, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest in Brooklyn Park. Individual and corporate sponsorship information will be available in early 2017. Ticket information will be available this summer. Read more about it here.

More than two dozen people will regale us with their talents -- singing, dancing, joke-telling, guitar playing! Tuesday, April 25 from 7-8:30 p.m. at Fridley High School Auditorium, 6000 West Moore Lake Drive (west side of building), Fridley 55432. Free admission and all are welcome. Hope you can come!!  

2nd Annual Celebrate Talent

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