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MinnRoast 2011

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You are invited to an April Fools evening of frolic, fundraising & mischief

MinnRoast 2011

Journalists and politicians gently skewered

Friday, April 1 • Show at Pantages Theatre
Reception next door at Seven The Steakhouse

Both at 7th & Hennepin in downtown Minneapolis


5:30 Check-in opens in Pantages lobby

5:30-7:00 Reception at Seven The Steakhouse
Complimentary welcome MinnRoast Martinis with Prairie Organic Vodka
for the first 500 guests — plus hearty hors d’oeuvres, cash bar,
super silent auction, wine gallery and a terrific raffle prize

7:30-8:30 MinnRoast 2011 at the Pantages
4th annual Gridiron-style show poking fun
at the media and the people we cover —
raffle drawing right after the show

After the show at Seven The Steakhouse
Special prices on domestic beer, house wine, selected drinks,
appetizers and dinner for MinnRoast guests

Scheduled to appear

 Sen. Amy Klobuchar Gov. Mark Dayton Sen. Al Franken
State Sen.
John Marty
Sen. Majority Leader
Amy Koch
St. Paul Mayor
Chris Coleman
Don Shelby Peter Bell BT/Brian Turner
Drew Jansen Rick Kupchella Roxane Battle
Cyndy Brucato Al Sicherman Michelle Hutchison
Paul Douglas Tarryl Clark Christine Rosholt
Dave Hawley Art & Cheri Rolnick Debby Thomas

and the MinnPost Song & Dance Team

Check out this year’s raffle prize!

Courtesy of Motoprimo Motorsports

Motoprimo Motorsports — the premier dealership for new and used motorcycles and ATVs in Minnesota — has generously donated a sassy new KYMCO Scooter for this year’s raffle. Bright red. Great fuel efficiency with a 50cc engine. Motorcycle license not required. Discover the new you. Value: $2,000.

Raffle tickets are $10 each, three for $20, and can be purchased with cash, check or debit card only. To buy raffle tickets before the event, contact

Spend the night in downtown luxury

Graves 601 Hotel is offering a special room rate on Friday, April 1 to MinnRoast guests. Executive Level King or Double rooms are just $129 plus tax. To reserve, call 612-677-1100 or go online and enter the code MINNROAST in caps.

Sponsor MinnRoast 2011 — at the level of your choice

Sponsorships are tax-deductible, except for the value of tickets received ($40 per event ticket plus $10 per valet parking voucher). Contact Laurie Kramer at or 612-455-6950 for more information.

Smokey & the Miracle Workers – $5,000
12 seats in Smokey & the Miracle Workers reserved orchestra section
Valet parking vouchers for up to 6 cars
Acknowledgment in program and at

Four Seasonings – $3,000
10 seats in Four Seasonings reserved orchestra section
Valet parking vouchers for up to 5 cars
Acknowledgment in program and at

Hot Mamas & Papas – $1,400
8 seats in Hot Mamas & Papas reserved orchestra section
Acknowledgment in program and at

Chili Peppers – $700
4 seats in Chili Peppers reserved orchestra section
Acknowledgment in program and at

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