MinnRoast 2018 slide show #2

MinnPost photo by Jana Freiband
MinnPost reporter Peter Callaghan, MinnRoast sponsors Peggy and David Lucas and Jim Lenfestey

Over 1,200 members, sponsors and friends enjoyed MinnPost’s 11th annual variety show on April 27 at the Historic State Theatre in downtown Minneapolis. Hundreds crowded into Rock Bottom Brewery for the pre-show sponsor reception. Joining regular show performers like Gov. Mark Dayton, Rep. Tom Emmer, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, singers Maria Jette and Tesfa Wondemagegnehu, were first-timers Mayor Melvin Carter, Mayor Jacob Frey, Minneapolis Council Member Jeremiah Ellison, actor Tyler Michaels and Prairie Fire Lady Choir. Speaker Kurt Daudt, actress Sally Wingert, state Sen. Tom Bakk and others joined in the fun via video. MinnPost contributing photographer Jana Freiband captured the evening.

MinnRoast sponsors Missy Staples Thompson and Gar Hargens

MinnPost photo by Jana Freiband
MinnRoast sponsors Missy Staples Thompson and Gar Hargens

MinnPost photo by Jana Freiband
MinnRoast sponsors Tamara Blaschko and Bonnie Reiland, Kippy Freund, MinnPost creative director Corey Anderson, Fawn Bernhardt-Norvell and Judy Brunswick

MinnPost photo by Jana Freiband
MinnPost contributing writer Joe Kimball and MinnRoast sponsor/MinnPost Board member Dan Oberdorfer

MinnPost photo by Jana Freiband
MinnRoast sponsor/MinnPost Board member Jane Mauer, Carol Brandenburg and Betty Lindberg

MinnPost photo by Jana Freiband
MinnRoast sponsors Carol Anderson and Paul Portland

MinnPost photo by Jana Freiband
MinnRoast sponsor Eric Newman, Richard Knuth, MinnPost managing editor Susan Albright, and MinnRoast sponsor Janice Gepner
MinnRoast sponsors Jay Erstling and Pixie Martin

MinnPost photo by Jana Freiband
MinnRoast sponsors Jay Erstling and Pixie Martin

MinnPost photo by Jana Freiband
Dona Hofstede, Rich Hofstede, Tony Hofstede, and MinnRoast sponsor/MinnPost Board member Diane Hofstede

MinnPost photo by Jana Freiband
Matt and Kristy Wesson, MinnRoast sponsor Tonya Tennessen and Erik Jacobson
MinnPost reporter Briana Bierschbach and Andy Mannix

MinnPost photo by Jana Freiband
MinnPost reporter Briana Bierschbach and Andy Mannix

MinnPost photo by Jana Freiband
Beth Hawkins, Patricia Mitchell, Jonna Kosalko and Sara Maaske
Jacqui Emmer and Abby Rime

MinnPost photo by Jana Freiband
Jacquie Emmer and Abby Rime
Dane Smith, Jane Leonard and Sarah Leistico

MinnPost photo by Jana Freiband
Dane Smith, Jane Leonard and Sarah Leistico
Le Cirque Rouge Cabaret band members

MinnPost photo by Jana Freiband
Le Cirque Rouge Cabaret band members Tim Wick, John Etzell and Scott Graves and singer Amy Buchanan
Neil and Naomi Arnold

MinnPost photo by Jana Freiband
Neil and Naomi Arnold

MinnPost photo by Jana Freiband
Ted and Lisa Wagor and Emily Dussault
Barb Bergseth and MinnRoast sponsor Chelle Stoner

MinnPost photo by Jana Freiband
Barb Bergseth and MinnRoast sponsor Chelle Stoner

MinnPost photo by Jana Freiband
MinnRoast sponsor and videographer/MinnPost Board member Mark Abeln, Jackleen Kirshbaum, and MinnRoast sponsor Monica Little

MinnPost photo by Jana Freiband
MinnRoast sponsor Chelle Stoner, Marlene Goldenberg, Kristin Knight, Curt Goering and Jamal Knight

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