Plugged In: August 2017

Plugged In: August 2017

The networking events you need to attend in August.

August 3

Young Professionals – Saints Baseball Game
The St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting this night of networking and baseball for young professionals. Attendees gather at 333 on the Park in St. Paul for happy hour, then head to CHS Field to watch the St. Paul Saints play the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks.
5 p.m., $25 members, $30 non-members, CHS Field, St. Paul, 651-223-5000,

August 7

Raise the Roof Golf Tournament
Business executives and other professionals are regular participants in this fundraiser for Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, to support construction and repair of affordable homes. The afternoon features golf scramble play, contests, dinner and an auction.
11 a.m., $3,000 for golf foursome, Minneapolis Golf Club, St. Louis Park, 612-305-7108, the roof

August 9

Executive Power Lunch
KARE 11’s Kim Insley moderates a discussion with Dr. Penny Wheeler, president and CEO of Allina Health, and Shari Ballard, president of multi-channel retail for Best Buy. These two business leaders share their stories and offer tips on how attendees can foster their own leadership development. Event is hosted by TeamWomenMN.
11:30 a.m., $25-$40, Golden Valley Golf and Country Club, Golden Valley, 952-525-2236,

August 17

Communications Networking Event
Minnesota Women in Marketing and Communications host what is dubbed the “Best Peer Mixer Ever.” Communications professionals from the Twin Cities can network over appetizers, drinks, prize drawings and a winery tour.
5:30 p.m., $30, Warehouse Winery, St. Louis Park, 952-237-9258,

August 24

Speed Networking for Women
Professionals can meet a cross section of businesswomen in a low-pressure environment. Teresa Thomas, director of Minnesota Women in Networking, will explain how to make the most of speed networking experiences.
8 a.m., $10 members, $25 guests, Microsoft Store, Mall of America, Bloomington, 612-708-6001,

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