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HOGS for Heroes

When: Register now! Event is on Aug. 1, 2015

Where: Zylstra Harley-Davidson, Elk River

About: Get ready for the 1st annual HOGS for Heroes Ride with Remy benefitting Fold's of Honor, kicking off at Zylstra Harley-Davidson in Elk River and ending at St. Croix Casino Hertel Express with the HOGS for Heroes BBQ and concert.

More Info: Website

 

Build Your Dream Day

When: Register now! Event is on Aug. 8, 2015

Where: Metropolitan State University, St. Paul

About: Women Servicemembers and veterans are invited to Build Your Dream Day: Entrepreneurship - A Path to Passion, Innovation and Prosperity. Presented by Metropolitan State University, SCORE and Women Business Development Center, this day-long event promises inspiration, motivation, information, collaboration and celebration.

More Info: Website

 

Family Zoo Adventures

When: Register now!   Grin and Bear It, Aug. 8, 1 p..m. to 3 p.m.   Shark Alert, Sep. 19, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: MN Zoo, Apple Valley

About: These classes are especially designed for young people (ages 4-9) and their favorite adults. The activities, excursions, crafts and games will make learning fun for young and old alike. The whole zoo is used as a classroom and visits to "behind-the-scenes" areas with zookeepers and trainers will make each class special.

More Info: Flyer

 

Bryan T. McDonough American Heroes Golf Classic

When: Register now! Event is on Aug. 14, 2015

Where: Oak Glen Golf Course, Stillwater and Applewood Hills Golf Course, Stillwater

About: Register for the 9th Annual Bryan T. McDonough American Heroes Golf Classic to honor the memory of Bryan McDonough and raise money to benefit Minnesota military families affected by war.

More Info: Website

 

North Star Sled Dog Club 5k Run/Walk Fundraiser

When: Register now through Aug. 20, 2015   Event takes place on Aug. 29, 2015

Where: DeParq Woods, Camp Ripley, Little Falls

About: The North Star Sled Dog Club (NSSDC) is holding a 5k Run/Walk fundraiser at DeParq Woods. All participants will receive a NSSDC T-shirt. Pets are welcome!

More Info: Flyer

 

Operation Personal Freedom: Ride Free

When: Register now! The offer runs May 16 through Sep. 13, 2015

Where: Various locations

About: To thank the people who have courageously defended the country and everyone's personal freedeom to ride, Harley-Davidson is offering a free H-D Riding Academy New Rider Course for all current and former U.S. military personnel.

More Info: Website

 

Wellness and Pampering for Female Veterans Retreat

When: Register now! Retreat takes place on Sep. 18-20, 2015

Where: Camp Bliss, Walker

About: It is time for female veterans to get the special treatment you deserve. Enjoy the beauty of the north woods, learn new ways to unwind, relax, and cope with stress.

More Info: Flyer

 

Hotel Discounts for Military and Public Service Workers

When: Now through Dec. 30, 2015

Where: Participating hotels in Duluth

About: To honor those who serve, several hotels in Duluth are offering a special discount to Servicemembers and public service workers. All hotels offer a complimentary breakfast, high-speed Wi-Fi, a fitness center and extended stay rates for 7 days or more. *Excluding the Edgewater which has a hot breakfast buffet for a minimal charge.

More Info: Flyer

 

Daddy Dolls

When: Now through Dec. 31, 2015

Where: Order online

About: Daddy Dolls, Inc. provides unique, high quality comfort items to families who can't always be together for whatever reason. Use code: MILITARY 15 to receive 15% off your Daddy Dolls purchase.

More Info: Flyer

 

5K Fridays at Camp Ripley

When: Every Friday starting May 1st.

Where: Different event location will be announced each week.

About: Camp Ripley civilian and military employees as well as MN National Guard Members and Units are invited to run, walk, or ruck march every Friday at Camp Ripley.

More Info: Flyer 

 

Caribou Coffee Job Fair

When: July 30, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: La Quinta Inn & Suites, Rochester

About: Caribou Coffee and Einstein Bagels will be conducting on-site interviews for a new store opening in September 2015.

More Info: Flyer

 

Caribou Coffee Job Fair

When: July 30, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: Hilton Hotel, Bloomington

About: Caribou Coffee and Einstein Bagels will be conducting on-site interviews for a new store opening in 2015.

More Info: Flyer

 

Always Lost: A Meditation on War

When: July 31 to Aug. 21, 2015

Where: The Gordon Parks Gallery, St. Paul

About: The Metropolitan State University is proudly hosting "Always Lost: A Meditation on War" at Gordon Parks Gallery.

More Info: Flyer

 

5 Seconds of Summer Concert

When: July 31, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul

About: The Xcel Energy Center is offering a special military discount for an event suite at the 5 Seconds of Summer concert. All reservations must be made online and guests must print their tickets prior to arriving. Use promo code: military

More Info: Website

 

Women's Equality Day

When: Aug. 2, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: 148th Fighter Wing, Duluth

About: Women's Equality Day honors American women achieving full voting rights under the U.S. Constitution by passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920. Join the 148th Fighter Wing in celebrating Women's Equality Day!

More Info: Flyer

 

Forklift Operator Safety Training

When: Aug. 4, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Toyota Lift of Minnesota, Brooklyn Park

About: Toyota's dealer network is offering free forklift operator training to veterans. The next class is on August 4 at Toyota Lift of Minnesota.

More Info: Flyer

 

Caribou Coffee Job Fair

When: Aug. 4, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: Embassy Suites, Brooklyn Center

About: Caribou Coffee and Einstein Bagels will be conducting on-site interviews for a new store opening in 2015.

More Info: Flyer

 

Stand Down for Veterans

When: Aug. 4 and Aug. 5, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Fort Snelling

About: Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV) invites you to participate in a Stand Down for Veterans. This event will offer many free services to include meals, VA benefits, clothing, housing, and much more.

More Info: Flyer

 

Goodwill Job Fair

When: Aug. 5, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: St. Cloud Goodwill, Waite Park

About: Apply online before attending the Goodwill Job Fair in Waite Park. Job opportunities include cashiers, retail floor associates, backroom production donation receiving, and managerial positions.

More Info: Flyer

 

Veteran's Lake

When: Aug. 5, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Veteran's Lake, Ramsey

About: Disabled American veterans are invited to enjoy a relaxing day on the lake. Lunch, fishing, entertainment, and all equipment will be provided.

More Info: Flyer

 

Inaugural Veteran's Family Picnic

When: Aug. 8, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Lake George, St. Cloud

About: The Student Veteran's Organization at St. Cloud State University is hosting an Inaugural Veteran's Family Picnic with free food for Servicemembers and veterans.

More Info: Flyer

 

Dine for a Cause

When: Aug. 8, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: American Legion, Mound

About: Come see Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient, Clint Romesha, speak at Dine for a Cause. This event will be hosted by the American Legion Post 398 and all proceeds will go toward a reunion for 3-61 Cav B TRP and Latvian Soldiers.

More Info: Flyer

 

Duluth Elks & American Legion Post 28 - Benefit for Veterans

When: Aug. 15, 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: Duluth Elks Lodge #133

About: Duluth Elks & American Legion Post 28 are hosting a benefit for veterans with live music by Boydz Revival and Gina Lee.

More Info: Flyer

 

Bataan Memorial Death March

When: Aug. 15, 2015  Opening ceremony: 8 a.m.  March begins at 9 a.m.

Where: Brainerd Training & Community Center

About: Everyone is invited to walk or run in the Bataan Memorial Death March. This event will begin with an opening ceremony commemorating the heroes of Bataan, especially to honor Brainerd's own Minnesota Army National Guard.

More Info: Flyer

 

Military Appreciation Night - MN Vikings vs Buccaneers

When: Aug. 15, 7 p.m.

Where: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

About: The Minnesota Vikings would like to show their appreciation to Servicemembers with a free Minnesota Vikings ticket with the purchase of an additional discounted ticket.

More Info: Flyer

 

Swing For Our Service Members

When: Aug. 20, 2015

Where: Oak Glen Golf Course, Stillwater

About: APi Distribution is hosting their first charity golf tournament and all proceeds will go to the Wounded Warrior Project. Following the golf tournament, dinner will be provided along with a silent auction and raffle drawing.

More Info: Flyer

 

Stand Down for Veterans

When: Aug. 20, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Backus Community Center, International Falls

About: Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV) is hosting a Stand Down for Veterans. This event will offer many free services to include meals, VA benefits, clothing, housing, and much more.

More Info: Flyer

 

Southern Minnesota Veteran's Appreciation Event

When: Aug. 20-23, 2015

Where: Watonwan County Fairgrounds, St. James

About: Get out and enjoy a fun-filled day at the Watonwan County Fairgrounds. Sign up for the Red, White, and Blue Fun Run 5K or relax and enjoy local music, the Jim Lawrence Orchestra and a concert by National Recording Artist, Rockie Lynne.

More Info: Flyer

 

Stand Down for Veterans

When: Aug. 21, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Duluth Entertainment Convention Center

About: Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV) is hosting a Stand Down for Veterans. This event will offer many free services to include meals, VA benefits, clothing, housing, and much more.

More Info: Flyer

 

Military Appreciation Night - MN Vikings vs Raiders

When: Aug. 22, 7 p.m.

Where: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

About: The Minnesota Vikings would like to show their appreciation to Servicemembers with a free Minnesota Vikings ticket with the purchase of an additional ticket.

More Info: Flyer

 

1-125 FA Reunion

When: Aug. 22, 2 p.m.

Where: Entertainment Building, Watonwan County Fairgrounds

About: Spread the word to anyone who has served with the 1-125 FA that there will be a reunion at the Watonwan County Fairgrounds Beer Garden in St. James.

More Info: Flyer

 

Free Drop-In Legal Clinic for Veterans

When: Aug. 25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Anoka County Government Center

About: The Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV) is hosting a free drop-in legal clinic for veterans. Attorneys, MACV staff, County Veterans Service Officers, and child support officers will be available throughout the day to assist veterans with questions, legal forms, and counsel.

More Info: Flyer

 

Build Your Own Burger Night

When: Aug. 26, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: Hugo American Legion

About: The Hugo Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Network, with help from the Blue Star Mothers of America, is hosting a hamburger night at the Hugo American Legion.

More Info: Flyer

 

Woman's Equality Day

When: Aug. 26, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: New auditorium located at Ed Center, Camp Ripley

About: Servicemembers and community members are invited to a celebration and recognition of important females, with guest speaker CPT (Ret) Trista Matacastillo, at Woman's Equality Day.

More Info: Flyer

 

Gold Star Family Weekend

When: Aug. 28-30, 2015

Where: Camp Ripley, Little Falls

About: Gold Star families are invited to the Gold Star Family Weekend to share the memories of their fallen loved one with others who have been there. Lodging and campsites will be provided.

More Info: Flyer   Register Online

 

Tween Overnight - Sea Life Aquarium

When: Sep. 4-5, 6:45 p.m. to 9 a.m.

Where: Sea Life Aquarium, Mall of America

About: Before the lights go off, tweens (ages 9-12) will learn how animals are resilient through fun and cool activities, behind-the-scenes tours and more. When the lights go off, tweens will spend the night at the Sea Life Aquarium at Mall of America!

More Info: Flyer

 

Caleb Erickson Memorial Day

When: Sep. 5, 2015

Where: Clear Lake Park and VFW, Waseca

About: Pre-registration begins on May 1st for the Caleb Erickson Memorial 5K Run/Walk and Motorcycle Ride. This event will be followed by a graveside service at Woodville Cemetery and a hog roast, with live music, at the Waseca American Legion.

More Info:  Flyer

 

Power of One Fun Run - 5k

When: Sep. 12, 2015 at Camp Ripley and Sep. 13, 2015 at Arden Hills Armory

About: Register today for the Power of One Fun Run and help raise suicide prevention awareness. You could be the ONE person that saves a life.

More Info:  Flyer   AHATS Registration    CRTC Registration

 

5th Annual Golf Fall Classic

When: Sep. 14, 2015

Where: Stonebrooke Golf Club, Prior Lake

About: Register for the 5th Annual Golf Fall Classic and help raise funds for Beyond the Yellow Ribbon South of the River. Beyond the Yellow Ribbon South of the River is a community effort to honor, serve and support all military families both past and present.

More Info: Flyer

 

St. Cloud Alano Club Annual Banquet

When: Sep. 18, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Coyote Moon, St. Cloud

About: Join the St. Cloud Alano Club Annual Banquet as they celebrate another successful Alano Club year with food, fellowship, and speakers.

More Info: Flyer

 

Hidden Greens Military Appreciation Weekend

When: Sep. 18-19, 2015

Where: Hidden Greens Golf Course, Hastings

About: Hidden Greens is offering free golf for Servicemembers, veterans, and half price for family members on September 18-19.

More Info: Website

 

St. Cloud AA Convention

When: Sep. 19, 12 p.m. to 12 a.m.

Where: Fellowship Hall on the Grounds of Recovery Plus, St. Cloud

About: This convention will feature speakers, workshops, and video meetings followed by a dance with live music by Side Effects.

More Info: Flyer

 

Honor Walk/Run - 5K

When: Sep. 19, 2015

Where: Lions Park, Little Falls

About: The Yellow Ribbon Network of Morrison County is holding its 2nd Annual Honor Walk/Run. Come out and run in honor of our veterans and military families.

More Info: Flyer

 

Downtown Historic Hastings Saturday Night Cruise-In

When: Sep. 19, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Historic downtown business district, Hastings

About: Visit the many downtown stores and points of interest along the banks of the mighty Mississippi River and see classic cars, military vehicles, and Defending the Blue Line on display.

More Info: Website

 

Camp Ripley Open House

When: Sep. 20, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Camp Ripley, Little Falls

About: Camp Ripley is hosting a community appreciation day open house, featuring law enforcement displays, a classic car show, the military museum, children's activities and much more.

More Info: Flyer

 

3rd Annual BEBRAVE 5K and .5K KIDDIE DASH

When: Oct. 10, 2015

Where: TPC Twin Cities, Blaine

About: Run on the beautiful TPC Twin Cities golf course and support Birdies for the Brave - eleven national military homefront groups that are approved by the Department of Defense.

More Info: Flyer

 

Duluth-Superior Military Appreciation Week

When: Nov. 8 to Nov. 14, 2015

Where: Select ZMC hotels, Duluth

About: ZMC Hotels proudly presents Duluth-Superior Military Appreciation Week! Enjoy discounts on select hotels, retail stores, attractions, and dining out.

More Info: Flyer

 

Hastings Community Veterans Day Observance

When: Nov. 11, 5:20 p.m. Social and 6:30 Dinner

Where: Premier Bank Banquet Facility, Hastings

About: Trista Matascastillo of MN Humanities Center - Veteran Voices and Ashley Laganiere of Gold Star Mother/Women Programs will share their experiences and highlight some of the unique challenges of our Servicemembers, veterans, and their families. Tickets will be available at the Hastings American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Green Mill Restaurant and Bar.

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 July 2015 09:53