Men's Event

UNITED WAY MEN'S EVENT presented by MTU Onsite Energy

2019- TBD
Kato Ballroom (200 Chestnut St., Mankato)
5 - 9 p.m.


5 pm: Doors open for food/beverage samples, games, meat raffle, silent auction, raffles | Cash bar
6:15: Program featuring KFAN’s Dan Cole “The Common Man” stand-up | Live Auction: Golf for 3 + Dan Cole at The Meadows at Mystic Lake
8:30: Silent Auction ends | Raffle drawings (must be present to win)
8:45: Games close

Join us for the fourth annual Greater Mankato Area United Way Men's Event on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at the Kato Ballroom. This year's event is headlined by Dan Cole "The Common Man" of KFAN. In addition to the Common Man's stand-up performance, tickets include food and beverage samples from local vendors, as well as competitive games (darts, pool, poker, hoops, golf, etc) for chances to win. Enjoy raffle, silent auction and meat raffle. $1,700 of Scheels gift cards will be awarded. 

$65 per person or $500 for a table of eight. Game play and food/beverage samples included in ticket price.

The goal of the Men's Event is to introduce men ages 21+ to the mission of United Way and its work to build a better tomorrow in our region. Greater Mankato Area United Way is supporting 57 essential regional programs in 2018, which serve over 50,000 people annually. Contact United Way at 507-345-4551 or for more information.

Bid in the live auction to win a foursome (3 people + Dan Cole) with cart at The Meadows at Mystic Lake. Thank you to the Common Man and to The Meadows at Mystic Lake for donating this awesome live auction package!

Click here for photos of last year's event.



Presented by MTU Onsite Energy



Media Sponsor: The Fan 





Video Sponsor: Social Butterfly



Thank you to our generous donors of raffle and auction items!

LIVE AUCTION: Dan Cole & The Meadows at Mystic Lake - Golf foursome (3 + Dan) with cart

Associates in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery: 4 Wild tickets and parking pass for March 19 vs Los Angeles Kings

Bent River: Trip for 10 down Blue Earth River

Bob Goetzke: Terry Redlin limited edition print

C&S Supply: Weber 14” Smokey Joe Charcoal Grill with bag of charcoal

Cambria: Cooler with legs

Carlson Tillisch: Costa men's sunglasses

Chankaska: Basket

Elite Steaks n Chops: Gift certificate

Fitness for 10: 1-Year Membership Package Gift certificates

GreenCare: Gift certificate for lawn care services

JLongs: Suit and shirts

John Deere/Kibble Equipment: Stihl FS 38 string trimmer

Liv Aveda: Men's Pure-Formance Spa Package

Mankato Brewery: Package

Mankato Golf Club: Four 18-hole green fees with 2 carts

Mick Montag: Preseason Vikings tickets

Minnesota State University, Mankato: Two reserved season ticket packages for 2018 MSU football

Minnesota State University, Mankato: One 2018-19 MSU Mav Pack

Minnesota State University, Mankato: Four general admission tickets to 2018-19 MSU basketball regular season home game

Minnesota State University, Mankato: Four reserved tickets to 2018-19 MSU men's hockey regular season home game

Monarch Healthcare: Cooler basket

MoonDogs: Four Dog Pound tickets for 2018 season

Northlinks: Two 18-hole rounds with cart

Pepsi of Mankato: Mountain Dew Lost Camo hunting pack 

Pepsi of Mankato & Hot 96.7: Lifetime basketball hoop (44" backboard)

Schmidts Meat Market: Gift certificates

Tav on the Ave, Number 4, Cambria: Progressive Dinner Package

Timberwolves: Four lower level seats for April 1, 2018 vs. Utah Jazz

TJM Leathercrafting: Burned leather work gloves

Troy Volk: Day on Lake Washington for 10

True Value: Milwaukee M18 2-Tool Drill Combo Kit

Vetter Stone: Minnesota Stone snake wine rack with wine

Vikings: Xavier Rhodes signed helmet with certificate of authenticity

Vikings: Kyle Rudolph signed game ball with certificate of authenticity

WowZone: Bronze Party Package: One game of bowling and equipment rental for up to 12 people

Xcel Energy: Four Club Level Minnesota tickets to a 2018-2019 game at Xcel Energy

YMCA: 1-Year Family Membership for non-member