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Summer Benefit 2018

August 2 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Thanks to all our sponsors, vendors, auction donors and attendees
who made this event a record-breaker!

$128,000 raised for Boys & Girls Club programs!

904 attendees

Mark your calendars for next year: August 1, 2019



Premier sponsor:



Presenting sponsor:


Still available!


Event sponsors:





Auto Value Parts Stores


Corporate Sponsors:

Click here to view a full list of sponsorship opportunities and benefits.

  • Air Maxx Trampoline Park
  • American Heritage Bank
  • ATS
  • Bergan KDV
  • Bernick’s
  • Bremer
  • Cinema Entertainment Corp./Tony & Joyce Tillemans
  • CliftonLarsonAllen
  • Coldspring
  • Continental Press, Inc.
  • DCI, Inc.
  • D.J. Bitzan Jewelers – Dick, Mimi and Erin Bitzan
  • Gabriel Media – Spirit 92.9
  • Geyer Wedding & Event Rentals
  • GLTArchitects
  • Granite City Refrigeration and Sheet Metal
  • Granite Equity Partners
  • Gray Plant Mooty
  • John Hoffman – Hoffman Insurance Agency
  • Leighton Enterprises
  • McDowall Company
  • Microbiologics
  • Miller Auto & Marine
  • North Risk Partners Apollo Division
  • Quinlivan & Hughes, P.A.
  • RinkeNoonan
  • Rhonda Green/The Green Team
  • Schlenner Wenner & Co.
  • Sentry Bank
  • St. Cloud Subaru
  • UBS/Matt & Jessica Nikodym
  • Viking Coca-Cola
  • Virnig Painting Company
  • Xcel Energy


Food & Beverage Service:

Food Tasting:

  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Lunds & Byerlys
  • Coborn’s Catering
  • Creative Catering
  • Custom Catering by Short Stop
  • Nelson Bros. Cutting Edge Catering
  • Good Earth Food Co-Op
  • Great Harvest Bread Company
  • Granite City Food & Brewery
  • Henry’s Catering
  • Holiday Inn & Suites
  • House of Pizza
  • Mexican Village
  • Pacific Wok Teriyaki Grill
  • Texas Roadhouse
  • Upper Lakes Foods

Beer & Wine Sampling and other beverages:

  • Bernick’s
  • Beaver Island Brewing Company
  • Coborn’s Liquor
  • C&L Distributing
  • Third Street Brewhouse
  • Viking Coca-Cola

Other in-kind support:

  • Cintas
  • Geyer Wedding & Party Rentals


Featured Silent Auction Items:

To make a donation, please contact Aimee Minnerath at aminnerath@bgcmn.org.

  • A $2,000 certificate toward braces from Leighton Broadcasting & Nemeth Orthodontics
  • An Aluma 486 utility trailer from Midsota Manufacturing
  • Vacation to sunny Puerto Vallarta from Coldwell Banker Commercial Orion Real Estate
  • Vacation to sunny Riviera Maya or Punta Cana from Rock On Trucks
  • An “Evening in Tuscany” dinner party catered by Matt and Jessica Nikodym
  • Log furniture from Sandy and Ron Hurd
  • A massage chair from Callan Furniture

Purchase your sponsorship for the 2019 Summer Benefit!

Tickets are $100 per individual ticket, or $150 per couple.

Businesses – please consider getting a corporate sponsorship for $1,000! This includes:

Your company’s logo as a corporate sponsor on 4,000 invitations
Your company’s name as a corporate sponsor on 10 St. Cloud Times ads and Times Media Solutions Facebook page
Your company’s name as a corporate sponsor on 3,000 newsletters
Your company’s name as a corporate sponsor on our website and Facebook page
Your company’s logo as a corporate sponsor on the back page of event programs
Your company’s logo on table tents at 55+ event tables

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Need help? Email Aimee Minnerath at aminnerath@bgcmn.org

Invite your employees attending the event to Fund the Need!

Facebook: @BGCMN

Twitter: @BGCMN

Instagram: @BGCMN_Clubs

Stay in the know with our hashtags for our summer benefit! #BGCMN2018

Can’t make it? Make a contribution today!

Click here to make a gift online


August 2
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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River’s Edge Convention Center
10 4th Ave S
St Cloud, MN 56301 United States
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(320) 255-7272