Adam Thielen to keynote United Way Men’s Event on March 2

Tickets on sale now

MANKATO—Greater Mankato Area United Way is hosting its third annual Men’s Event on March 2, with former MSU Maverick and current Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen as keynote speaker.


The event will take place from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 2 at the Kato Ballroom. Tickets are available for $65; tables of 8 are available for $500.


“We are so happy to welcome Adam back to Mankato for this event,” said United Way CEO Barb Kaus. “We invite all men in the region to hear Adam speak and also enjoy a relaxed, fun atmosphere of games, raffles and local vendors.”


There will be no autographs or photos with Thielen.


·         Tickets include food and beverage samples from local vendors (see website for details).

·         Competitive games throughout the evening, such as poker, putting, hoops, pool and darts for the chance to win prizes. New this year: All game play is included in ticket price.

·         Over $1,600 in Scheels gift cards to be distributed.

·         Raffle prizes.

·         Meat Raffle with local meat.

·         Chair massages.

·         Silent auction package.


The Men’s Event is sponsored by MTU-Onsite Energy.


To register or learn more, visit


About the United Way Men’s Event:

The United Way Men’s Event welcomes men of all ages to enjoy fun and fellowship in order to raise awareness of United Way’s work to improve lives and build a better tomorrow for all in our region.


--January 17, 2017