• Community Thread Hosts 7th Annual Black Tie Bingo Fundraiser

  • Community Thread will host its 7th annual Black Tie Bingo fundraiser on Saturday, April 13, 2024, at the Grand Banquet Hall in Stillwater.
    This signature event will feature five games of bingo with prizes up to $500 each. Guests will indulge in delicious hors d'oeuvres, decadent desserts, interactive games (including a mystery prize wall, Plinko, and putting for prizes), an action-packed online auction, and a cash bar.
    Matthew Stepaniak, a descendant of one of Stillwater’s original lumber barons, Isaac Staples, and co-founder of Limitless Cycling and will serve as the emcee, along with local celebrity bingo callers: Stacie Jensen, Communications and Program Manager for the Greater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce; Michael Wilhelmi, Community Relations Manager for Xcel Energy; Dr. Mike Funk, Superintendent of Stillwater Area Public Schools; and Megan and Tim Palm, owners of Daily Grind coffee shop. Dean Dressel, a local resident, will be the special guest speaker.
    Tickets can be purchased online at https://BlackTie24.givesmart.com until they sell out. Prices increase March 18. Tickets will not be available at the door. Business sponsorship opportunities are available by contacting Cathleen Hess at 651-439-7434.
    Proceeds from the event will support Community Thread’s mission to maximize resources and engage volunteers to improve the quality of life for adults and families in our community. Since 1967, Community Thread has provided essential services to older adults and adults with disabilities and other special needs, with the vision of an inclusive and connected community of diverse individuals giving and receiving support, rooted in trusting relationships and a sense of belonging. To learn more visit www.CommunityThreadMN.org or call 651-439-7434.

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