Men's Event

Each year, Greater Mankato Area United Way’s annual Men’s Event welcomes regional men 21+ to a casual, fun-filled night of games, food/drink samples, raffles and silent auction to raise awareness of United Way programs.

Save the Date 

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

5 - 9 p.m. (Gates open at 5 p.m. - come & go)

ISG Field

601 Reed St, Mankato

2022 Presenting Sponsor:



All volunteers welcome!

Join in the fun by volunteering to help make the Men's Event a success!

Volunteers help make Men's Event possible, serving as committee members, raffle sellers and event volunteers. Night-of volunteers mainly help in running the competitive games. 

For more information about getting involved with Men's Event, please contact


2022 Men's Event Committee Members

Brent Busch, PrimeSource Funding

Jerrel Flanagan, Rice Companies

Joe Frederick Jr., Buffalo Wild Wings

Erik Hagedorn, West Bank

Tyler Kuch, Mankato MoonDogs

Jeff Lang, Radio Mankato

Jim Makovsky, Minnesota State University - Mankato

Justin Neumann, Mankato Dept. of Public Safety

Tyler Resner, First National Bank MN

Phil Slingsby, Retired      

Brian Taylor, Mankato Motors - Event Co-chair

Brandon Thiesse, Bremer Bank

Shane Van Engen, Frandsen Bank & Trust

Dr. Luke Weber, Kinetic Spine & Sport

Jeremy Whiteford, Farrell's Extreme BodyShaping 

Chris Willaert, Chris Willaert Insurance Agency - Event Co-chair

Jadon Witte, River Valley Hearing

Scott Wojcik, Northflow Solutions

Supporting Sponsor

Community Bank

In-Kind Sponsors

Mankato Moondogs


Game Sponsors


Caswell Park

First National Bank

The Free Press Media

Habib Sadaka CrossCountry Mortgage

Kaye Corporation


Lloyd Management

Mankato Motors Co.

Meyer & Norland Financial

Minnesota State University Mankato

PrimeSource Funding

United Prairie Bank

Fun Zone Sponsor



Media Sponsors

KEYC News Now

KXLP Radio

The Fan Mankato

The Free Press

Food Sponsors

Buffalo Wild Wings

Burrito Wings

Flask Mankato



Mankato Brewery

Polito's Pizza

Pub 500

Meat Raffle Sponsors

B & B Krohn Farms

Burrito Wings

Guentzel Family Farms

Thank you to the following businesses for purchasing the 9-pack tickets.

B. Langworthy Paint & Finishing

Bank Vista

Blethen Berens

Bremer Bank

City of Mankato

Harrison Ford


Knish Lawn Mowing Service Inc

Mankato Clinic

Maschka Riedy Ries & Frentz

Meyer & Norland Financial Group



Snell Motors

Total Lawn Care

Vetter Stone

Zender State Farm