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What an incredible night it was at the 2019 IA Fundraiser Extravaganza! Together we absolutely crushed our goal of $16,000, raising just over $23,000 for scholarships and our Kenyan Fashion Project! Thank you to everyone who had a part in making it a special and successful night! Thanks to everyone who attended and donated toward our goal! And a deep and heartfelt hanks also to these people who made the night possible! We can’t wait for next year!

Our special guest performers: Joe Davis and the Poetic Diaspora, and Delstarr!

Creation Station Hosts – Brittany, Delphin, Savannah, Shevon, Bethel, Josh and Morgan.

Auction Item Donors:

  • Chad Amour
  • Doug Anderson
  • Bob and Evelyn Collier
  • Mark and Kathy Collier
  • Bret and Katie Deneson
  • Jason and LaVonne Dyer
  • Beau and Elise Edwards
  • Steven Ekdahl
  • David Ekdahl
  • Jon and Kara Halverson
  • Mike and Renee Kraemer
  • Halley Laberda
  • Andy and Missi McKown
  • Maggie Miller
  • Brittany Moore
  • Sarah Nelson
  • Kerry and Sheryl Ness
  • Beth Rodich
  • Colleen Rusch
  • Heather Sandberg
  • DelStarr
  • Frank and Yau Stillone
  • Joel Tanem
  • Rebecca Ulasich
  • The Bakken Museum
  • Blick Art Materials
  • Bucket Brigade
  • Blue Plate Group
  • Cove Point Lodge
  • Creative License Plate
  • Firefly Acupuncture
  • Fly Over America
  • Grand Casino
  • Guthrie Theater 
  • Malones
  • MN Landscape Arboretum
  • Minnesota Orchestra
  • MN Science Museum
  • MN Vikings
  • Old Log Theater 
  • Pickychilli Catering
  • Punch Pizza
  • R.F. Moeller Jewelers
  • Saint Paul Saints
  • SkyZone
  • Surdyk’s
  • Thirty-One
  • Three Rivers Parks
  • Wild Mountain
  • Yellow Tree Theater

Event and Table Sponsors:  Spark School of Music and the Tuckers, Wheely Good Bike Shop and the Mickelsons, Everest House Evaluation Services and the Vischers, the Fiebranz family, SIP Coffee Bar, and Our Caterer and friends at Pickychilli Catering with Carolle, Elias and team.

Decorating Team – Kathy, Katie, Kristine, and Teresa

Welcome Team – Sherwin and Nancy and Nikki and Conrad

Photographer – Rachel

Contest hosts – D’Viaughn and Sam

Auction Duo – Sonia and Andy

Tech Director – Mike

Setup and Cleanup – Samuel, Deborah, Elohim, Kerry, Sheryl, Bob, April, Madi, Brandon, Bret, Katie, Grace, Toria, Noah and LaVonne

Board of Directors: LaVonne, Bob, Bret, Kerry, and Renee. Special thanks goes out to Renee who coordinated the entire event and has been working tirelessly for months to make it a success! Thanks Renee!