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Join us 5-9 p.m. Thursday, March 5 for the 6th annual United Way Men’s Event, featuring John Kriesel! Competitive games, food and beverage samples, silent auction, meat raffle, and prizes.

Tickets: MankatoUnitedWay.org/mensevent.
$65 per individual ticket; $500 for a table of 8.

The Men’s Event welcomes regional men ages 21+ to enjoy a casual night of fun, fellowship and games to raise awareness of United Way’s work to improve lives in our region.

This is a casual, come-and-go event.
Tentative schedule:
5 pm: Doors open for games, food/drink, silent auction, raffles, meat raffle. Cash bar.
6-6:30: Featured speaker John Kriesel.
8: Raffle drawings.
8:30: Games close/tiebreakers, game prizes.

We are excited to welcome John Kriesel, a decorated Minnesota veteran, sports radio personality, a former legislator and acclaimed motivational speaker, as our featured speaker. In 2006, John was severely injured by a roadside bomb in Iraq, losing both legs. He will share how having perseverance, a support system, a sense of humor and a positive outlook has helped him overcome adversity and made him stronger than ever. You won’t want to miss John’s incredible story.

Presenting Sponsor: MTU Onsite Energy
Supporting Sponsor: Community Bank Mankato Area
Media Sponsors: The Fan Mankato, KXLP Classic Rock
Game Sponsor: Scheels

Food & Drink Samples provided by:
Big Dog Sports Cafe
Buffalo Wild Wings
Locher Bros Inc
Mankato Brewery
Patrick’s on Third
Polito’s Pizza – Mankato
Pub 500
Tav on the Ave
Additional donors: Olive Garden, Red Lobster

Meat Raffle donors: B B Krohn Farms, Compart Family Farms, Guentzel Family Farms, LLC