Men's Event



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Thursday, March 2, 2017
Kato Ballroom
5:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Keynote Speaker at 7pm: Former MSU-Mankato athlete and Minnesota Viking, Adam Thielen

Join us for the Greater Mankato Area United Way Men's Event on March 2, 2017. Enjoy food and beverage samples. Play over a dozen competitive games for your chance to win great prizes. Over $1600 in Scheels gift cards will be awarded!! Participate in the raffle for great prizes or take your chance at the Meat Raffle! Don't miss this fun, casual and social event!

Tickets are $65 per person or $500 for a table of eight. Play games this year for free! 

Event Sponsored by:   


Ticket includes food and beverage samples from the following vendors:

Big Dog Sports Cafe 
Jake's Stadium Pizza
Pub 500
Tav on the Ave
New Bohemia

J. Carver Distillery
Locher Bros
Mankato Brewery
Patrick's on 3rd
aconia Brewing Co.

Event Games: Putting, Hoops, Bags, Plinko, Pool, Darts, Football, Five Card Stud Poker and new this year: hockey and a golf simulator!
(Games made possible by Scheels, MSU-Mankato, C&N Sales)

Meat Raffle! Local meat producers generously sponsoring the meat packages!



2017 Silent Auction & Raffles:

Donated by Timberwolves: Team Presidents (4) Lower Level Seats (Approx value $1,000) for game in March or April 2017
U.S. Bank Stadium tour for 8
Mankato Family YMCA: 1-Year Family Membership
MVP Coaches: 2-hour bus ride for 14
Fitness for 10: 1-Year VIP Membership ($300 value) package
Schmidt’s Meat Market: $100 gift certificates (3 winners)
Donated by ISG: Whiskey Decanter package
J. Longs shirts, $150-250 value each  (2 winners)
Donated by Xcel Energy: 2 Club Level Wild Hockey tickets for the 17-18 season
Donated by Laurels Campus: Men’s Cooler Basket
Donated by Cambria: Men’s Cooler Package ($150 Value)
Anderson or Redlin Signed Painting
Profile by Sanford package
Donated by Vetter Stone: Wine Rack Package
Silent Auction
Trip for 10 down Blue Earth River, from Bent River Outfitter
Donated by Troy Volk: Day on Lake Washington for 10. Dates open; day begins at 11:30 a.m. and includes lunch, dinner, select beverages, pontoon cruise and much more
Sam Bradford signed helmet with certificate of authenticity
Chad Greenway signed football
J. Longs suit, $800 value
Donated by U.S. Bank: 4 Timberwolves Tickets: March 30, 2017 at 7 p.m. against the Lakers 
Donated by U.S. Bank: 4 Wild Tickets: April 2, 2017 at 5 p.m. against the Avalanche
Donated by Mick Montag: 2 Vikings tickets for next season against the Bears. Section 132, row 15, seats 9 & 10
Watch for more information about the raffle and silent auction items! If you're interested in donating, contact Tricia at

Click here to see photos from the 2016 Men's Event.

Greater Mankato Area United Way's mission is to unite the community to secure and invest resources to improve people's lives. The goal of the Men's Event is to introduce men ages 21+ to the mission of United Way and to get a better understanding of what United Way is about. Attendees will have the opportunity to get connected in meaningful ways. Contact the United Way at 507-345-4551 if you'd like to be involved with this event or for more information.