Announcing 2015’s Marvelous Mentoring Meals

We’re honored that 20 community members have generously stepped-up to host five Marvelous Mentoring Meals in 2015.

Marvelous Mentoring Meals are a fundraising tradition that greatly helps to sustain our budget each year. Hosts volunteer their time and resources and throw fantastic parties of which all ticket proceeds benefit Bridges Mentoring. We’re blown away by our hosts’ creativity this year. Attendees are in for a treat no matter which party they choose.

Tickets for each event are limited and typically sell out quickly. For your best chance at snagging a ticket, attend our Omelet Breakfast November 9th at American Legion Post 278 in Osage where you’ll find the sign-up lists.

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. – “Sipping and Painting”
Hosts Julie Maliszewski and Angela Nasstrom invite you to join them for an evening of sipping and painting. Sip your favorite wine or beverage, enjoy some appetizers, and paint a picture along with local artist Glenda Ross. She will instruct you step-by-step in creating a piece of art. At the end of the night, you’ll take home a one-of-a-kind painting and hopefully a new-found talent. No experience is necessary. All you need to bring is yourself. It’s a little bit of paint, a little bit of wine, and a whole lot of fun.

There are 12 tickets available for $50 per person and must be paid for on Sunday during the omelet breakfast.

Thursday, March 21, 2015 at 7 p.m. – “St. Patrick’s Day Taste Party”

Rae Anne and Geri edited

Your hosts for the evening.

Whether you’re 100 percent Irish or just Irish at heart, a St. Patrick’s themed celebration might be just the start. May the road rise to meet you as you travel to Taste. So put on your green clothes and bring your lucky charms to join hosts Rae Anne Havig and Geri Thompson for some Irish shenanigans. May the sound of happy music, and the lilt of Irish laughter, fill your hearts with gladness that stays forever after.

There are 20-35 tickets available for $75 per person. This event is guaranteed to bring a ton of friends and fun in store.

March (date TBD) – Northern Heartland
Experience the lifestyles of many foreign foods, from Scandinavian, German and Czech cuisine from across the Midwest. Guests will be visiting the Cedar Ridge Bed and Breakfast and be treated to a fancy delicious meal. The event is hosted by Jon and Ardi Gisleson, Keith and Adriane McKinley, Dar and Joyce Ruehlow and Herb and Jody Wright. This is a great event for a group of friends looking for fun and entertainment.

There are 14 tickets available for $75 per person.

Friday, April 24, 2015 at 6 p.m. – “Sipping and Painting” FULL

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Finished paintings from 2013’s party.

Twelve guests will be treated to a “Sipping and Painting Party” hosted by Judy Mayer and Mary Bucheit. No skills required. Our helpful local instructor Glenda Ross will guide you step-by-step, encouraging individuality. No two paintings will be the same! You will relax, sip, enjoy some appetizers and paint along.

Tickets are $50 per person. This event is guaranteed to be a wine of a time.

June (date and time TBD) – “Beer and Bratwurst Blast”
Hosts Steve and Jolene Norby along with Marc and Kate Waitek invite guests to the Norby family farm to gather for a Beer and Bratwurst Bash. Guests will choose a variety of beers to test and enjoy some delicious barbeque. This is a wonderful opportunity for people in this area to enjoy a night of fun.

There are 10 tickets available for $65. Come commune, converse and consume.

August, 2015 ( date and time to be determined) – “A Night At the Races”
This Marvelous Mentoring Meal will be held at Deer Creek Speedway in Racine, Minnesota hosted by Randy and Sandy Norby. Those attending will see six classes of racing with qualifying heats and feature races all enjoyed in a climate-controlled environment.

The cost is $75 per person which includes transportation to and from Osage along with dinner, drinks, and race tickets for 16 people.

Questions? Contact us by email or phone at (641) 732-3566.

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