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October 26, 2017, Thursday - AchieveMpls 15 Year Celebration at Minneapolis Event Center

Time: 6:30pm

Location: Minneapolis Event Center, 212 2nd Street SE

AchieveMpls Celebrates 15 Years of Career and College Readiness Programs for Minneapolis Youth at Anniversary Dinner on Thursday, October 26

AchieveMpls will mark its 15th anniversary of providing career and college readiness programs for thousands of Minneapolis students at a celebration dinner on Thursday, October 26. Together with Twin Cities community and business leaders, friends and program alums, we’ll share stories, celebrate the partnerships that make our work possible and look ahead to our next 15 years. The event features a happy hour with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, dinner with wine pour, tributes from our alums and partners, and live auction. Our emcee is T. Mychael Rambo, local Emmy Award winning actor, musician and arts educator. The event is presented by generous long-term partner Best Buy. Platinum sponsors include Target and U.S. Bank. Business attire requested.

AUCTION:       

Vikings Home Game VIP package (donated by U.S. Bank) 
Guthrie Opening Night package (donated by Guthrie Theater) 
Hewing Hotel overnight package with North Loop dining (donated by Hewing Hotel, Red Cow and Smack Shack) 

Purchase tickets online at AchieveMpls.org. Individuals $150; sponsored tables $2,500 and up. For sponsorship information, contact Jennifer McGee at 612.455.1552.

ABOUT ACHIEVEMPLS:

As the strategic nonprofit partner of Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS), we rally community support to inspire and equip Minneapolis students for careers, college and life. We manage Career & College Centers in 11 MPS high schools, place over 700 Minneapolis youth each year in career-oriented internships with 130 Twin Cities employers through STEP-UP Achieve (part of the City of Minneapolis STEP-UP program), connect hundreds of volunteers with students as Graduation Coaches and career exploration volunteers, raise support for MPS strategic priorities, and manage MPS school and department funds.