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. Here are some of them -

Celebrate Talent, Fridley High School Auditorium, Tuesday, April 9, 2019

It was a fabulously fun evening of showcasing the many talents the people we support and our Rise team members have. The audience enjoyed singing, dancing, joke-telling, and much more. Special thanks to the tech team at Fridley High School Auditorium and community volunteers, including members of the St. Anthony Village High School Key Club, who helped make this such a great event.

Legislative Updates: Two dates and locations - Wednesday, April 17 at Rise Spring Lake Park and Wednesday, April 24 at Rise Oakdale

President Lynn Noren gave information regarding the progress of pending bills, provided resources, and offered guidance on how to reach out to state legislative representatives.

Tapping Into Possibilities 'Friend-Raiser,'  Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at the Hop & Barrel Brewing Co. in Hudson, Wis.

Close to 100 people attended our 4th Tapping Into Possibilities event at the Hop & Barrel Brewing Co., 310 Second St. in downtown Hudson. It was a beautiful summer evening with music from DJ John Thorp, great food Big Guy's BBQ Roadhouse's food truck, quality craft brews, games and prizes -- and lots and lots of friendly people! It was the first time this event was held on the far-eastern side of Rise's service area and we so enjoyed meeting people we serve, their families, and community supporters from that area.

Celebrate Rise! Fundraising Gala, Monday, October 21, 2019, 5 - 8:30 p.m.

The 8th annual Celebrate Rise Fundraising Gala will take place at the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest on Monday, October 21, 2019. This year's theme is "Life is a journey. If you open yourself up to the possibilities, it can take you places you never dreamed of."

In addition to fun and games, a live auction, and entertaining program, we will honor our 2019 Rise'ing Stars, Champion of the Mission, and Community Partners.

Please RSVP by October 1, 2019. To register online, click here.

Give to the Max Day, Thursday, November 14, 2019

Tens of thousands of Minnesotans will be logging in to donated to their favorite charities during the 10th annual 24-hour give-a-thon on Thursday, November 14. Rise will be among the many deserving charities to whom you can contribute. We hope we can count on your support! Check us out.

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