2022 Annual Fundraiser

An Evening of Inspiration & Empowerment

Laura Caviani and David Milne

Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022
An Evening of Inspiration & Empowerment:

5:30 -9:00 p.m.
St. John’s University Great Hall
2850 Abbey Plaza
Collegeville, MN

Cost $75

Extraordinary Entertainment

Seams Like Swing

Isiah Svoboda

Laura Caviani and David Milne
Seams Like Swing Trio
Isiah Svoboda
‘We’ve Got Rhythm’ presentation
by Deyo Ajayi, Mamusu Lamin & Co.

Delicious Dinner

Remarkable Raffle Opportunities
Tickets $10 each or 12 for $100

St. Cloud Floral –Six deliveries of plants or arrangements chosen by the winner ($360)

JF Kruse & Ann Fleming –Sterling silver pendant & hoop earrings ($250)

Schuler Shoes $200 gift card

Scheels and Linda MacLeod, $200 gift card

Xalon Salon and Joyce Hummel ($200) Gift basket of products and services

Explore Foley Package includes two nights at the Sable Inn B&B ($240) and assorted gift cards ($255)

Original acrylic 12×12 painting ($160) by artist Paige La Due Henry plus a basket of arts items ($103)

Basket of health foods and organic products by Coborn’s, courtesy of Rhonda Nelson ($350)

Experience Rochester – One night stay at the Hotel Indigo with welcome wine, cocktails, and appetizers ($225); dinner for two at the Olde Irish Pub ($40); two tickets to the Mayo Mansion ($40); two tickets to the Plummer House ($20)

College of Saint Benedict, four tickets WOW ($160);  Krewe restaurant ($100)

$100 Amazon gift card and $100 Panera gift card donated by Linda MacLeod

Paramount Center for the Arts, four show tickets ($160) plus White Horse gift card ($100)

Great Theatre, 4 tickets to “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas” ($140) plus dinner at Pickled Loon ($100)

St. Cloud Symphony, two season tickets ($150); Olive Garden ($100)

Best Western Kelly Inn, two nights ($400) and dinner at the Green Mill, ($50)

Jan Bensen’s Up North Lake Home for a weekend (live auction)

“Welcome” an original stained-glass piece by Lisa Kahman ($150) plus Fairview Garden gift card ($50) and two bottles of wine, gourmet cookies and candy, donated by Kathy Leighton Carton

West Side Liquor & The Thursday Night Book Club ($255)

Have loads of fun and show your support


Prepayment by check is required by Oct. 6 due to catering reservations.

Your check — payable to AAUW St. Cloud — should include $75 per dinner requested plus the cost of any raffle tickets ($10 each or 12 for $100) requested.

Please include a phone number on the check for verification purposes.

Mail to: AAUW St. Cloud, P.O. Box 7694, St. Cloud, MN 56302

Information and Questions

Linda MacLeodlmariemac1949@gmail.com, (320) 281-3155

Our Mission

To advance gender equity for women and girls through research, education, and advocacy. This fundraiser supports Central Minnesota women & girls through AAUW educational programs! Thank you for your generosity!

Our work supports

Women enrolled at St. Cloud State University and the College of Saint Benedict through:

  • Leadership Scholarships.
  • StartSmart training workshops for salary and benefit negotiations.
  • Special Needs Funding for American Indian students and student teachers.
  • Scholarships for minority women.

Central Minnesota High School Students through:

  • Prizes at the Annual Arts Exhibition co-sponsored with the Paramount Center for the Arts
  • Savvy Teens — Seminars for Career Success

Middle School Girls through our:

  • TechSavvy, STEM workshops