Plugged In: September 2015
1 & 2 – Integrated Marketing Summit
Join marketing and advertising professionals from across the country at this networking and informative summit. Speakers include Daniel Boone of Deluxe, Hunter Montgomery of Higher Logic, Ian Michiels of Gleanster Research, Jay Miller of MentorMate, T.J. Hunter of Rosetta Stone and Troy Beaver of American Century.
8:30 a.m., $389, Hilton Minneapolis, 913-962-1016, integratedmarketingsummit.com
14 – Open Arms Golf Classic
Hit the links for the Minnesota Open Arms annual fundraising event. In its fifth year, this tournament offers the top six players the chance to compete in the 22nd anniversary Mercedes-Benz Dealership Championships Playoff. The winner of the closest-to-the-pin contest will take home a Nike golf travel cover, and anyone who scores a hole-in-one will drive home in a new Mercedes-Benz GLA 250.
10 a.m., $1,200 per foursome, Windsong Golf Club, Independence, 612-327-8028, openarmsmn.org/openarmsgolfclassic
24 – Twin Cities Finest
At the third annual Twin Cities Finest event, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will honor 25 of the most accomplished men and women in the metro. Each honoree has excelled in their career and community involvement, and has committed to raising money for the foundation.
7 p.m., $65-$8,000, Muse Event Center, Minneapolis, 651-631-3290, finest.cff.org/activity/cystic-fibrosis-foundation/tcfinest
19 – HeartLink Gala
This evening will celebrate the accomplishments of HeartLink and its work in China to make quality health care accessible to help treat heart disease. The gala will include a cocktail reception, dinner, silent and live auctions, and live entertainment. Dr. An Qi from Chengdu, China, will be the guest of honor; the honorary chairs are Land O’Lakes president and CEO Chris Policinski and Anne Policinski; Jason DeRusha of WCCO-TV is the MC.
6 p.m., $225-$25,000, Minneapolis Convention Center, 952-928-4860, childrensheartlink.org/heartlink-gala
25 – Raise a Glass for Tomorrow
This fundraising event is hosted by Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity’s Young Professionals Network. Major sponsors are Valspar, NFL Alumni, Target and IBM. The event celebrates the annual construction of more than 50 homes for families in need.
7 p.m., $50-$75, the Venue, Minneapolis, 612-305-7108, tchabitat.org/raiseaglass