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:


 · 4 Lower Level Timberwolves Tickets

· U.S. Bank Stadium Tour for 8

· MVP Coaches: 2-hour Bus Ride for 14

· Fitness for 10: 1-Year VIP Membership Package

· Schmidt's Meat Market: $100 gift certificate (3 winners)

· ISG Whiskey Decanter Package

· J. Longs Shirt (2 winners)

· Laurels Campus Men's Cooler Basket

· Cambria Men's Cooler Package

· Donated by Bob Goetzke: Marian Anderson Signed Painting

· Vikings: Chad Greenway Signed Football

· Snell: Stihl Chainsaw; with Burned Leather Work Gloves by Tom Murray

· MSU Vest with Hat

· MSU Polo Package




Silent Auction

· Bent River Outfitter: Trip for 10 on Blue Earth River

· J. Longs Suit

· Mankato Family YMCA: 1-Year Family Membership

· Donated by Mick Montag: 2 Vikings Tickets vs Bears  next season

· MSU: 2 Football Season Tickets for 2017 Season

· MSU: Athletic Suite for Men’s Hockey for 12

· MSU: Mavs Football Helmet

· MSU: Hockey Stick Signed by Team

· MSU: 2 Men’s & Women’s Basketball Season Tickets

· U.S. Bank: 4 Floor Timberwolves Tickets vs Lakers: March 30, 2017

· U.S. Bank: 4 Wild Tickets vs Avalanche, Apr. 2, 2017

· Vetter Stone: Wine Rack Package

· Vikings: Sam Bradford Signed Helmet

· Donated by Troy Volk: Day on Lake Washington for 10

· Xcel Energy: 2 Club Level Wild Tickets, 2017-18


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.