AchieveMpls Annual Evening of Excellence

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Evening of Excellence

Event details

Thu. October 10 2019
5-8:30 p.m.
McNamara Alumni Center
200 SE Oak St | Mpls
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Join us for our annual dinner celebration, dedicated to ensuring that all students can make their career and college dreams come true!

This year we're at the U of MN McNamara Alumni Center, and featuring a cocktail reception with hors d'oeuvres, drinks and networking, dinner with great food and wine, live and silent auctions, and inspiring stories from our students and alums.

Highlights include:

Cocktail reception music by the
South High Jazz Combo

Program Emcee
Dijon McCain

2019 Excellence Award Honoree
Dr. Padmini Udupa, Principal of Longfellow Alternative High School

2019 Leadership Award Honoree
Ben Fowke, Chair, President and CEO of Xcel Energy 

Silent and Live Auctions

With your generous support, we're helping to close the opportunity gap by ensuring that students graduate with the tools, connections and confidence they need to excel after high school.


5-6:30 p.m.
Cocktails & Appetizers
Silent Auction
Photo Booth

6:30-8:30 p.m.
Seated Dinner
Formal Program
Student Speakers
Excellence Award
Leadership Award
Live Auction

For sponsor information, download our Sponsorship Packet or contact Jennifer McGee at 612-455-1552.

Presenting Sponsor

Best Buy Logo

Platinum Sponsor

US Bank Logo

Diamond Sponsors

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Gold Sponsors

Cargill Logo
Comcast Logo
Fairview Logo
Jones Day logo
UCare Logo
Wells Fargo Logo
Xcel Energy Logo

Silver Sponsors


Bremer Bank

Capella University

Children's Minnesota



Maslon LLP

Minneapolis Association of Secondary Principals

Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce

Minnesota Private College Council

The Morning Foundation

Abdul M. Omari, PhD – AMO Enterprise


Success Computer Consulting, Inc.


University of Minnesota
Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost

Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A.