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Thanks Minnesota - August 2017

01-Aug-2017

August 2017

Dear Friends of Minnesotans’ Military Appreciation Fund,

The 13th annual Say Thanks Day is right around the corner on Saturday, August 19 at the Boy Scout Base Camp.

Check out our new t-shirt design!


New this year: Registration is free for cross country student runners. And as always, the event is free for all service members and their immediate families, Scouts and kids 12 and under. Spread the word! (Everyone must register, even if free.)

After the 5K run or 1-mile walk, stick around to enjoy family-friendly activities including a parachute jump by The Patriot Parachute Team, climbing wall, kids’ carnival and more. Maverick from K102 Radio will emcee the event, and there will be live music from the Emerson Avenue Band.

Learn more and register online today!


Upcoming Events

We continue to be incredibly blessed with support from many organizations that dedicate blood, sweat and tears to raise money for MMAF:

Walker Legion Ride – Saturday, August 19

Get your motor running at the 7th annual Ride for Veterans in Walker, which raises money for veterans causes, including MMAF: Lear more at:

Twin Cities River Rats Water Ski Show – Tuesday August 22

Ready for barefoot skiing, ski-jumps, human pyramids and more? Join the Twin Cities River Rats for their 9th annual Military Appreciation show in Minneapolis as they help us say “Thanks” to current and former military members. Learn more at: http://www.tcriverrats.com/


Military Appreciation Day at the State Fair – Tuesday, August 29

Military Appreciation on a stick? Who’s ready for the Fair? Stop by our booth and pick up a free MMAF – branded reusable bag and show your support!


Looking forward to seeing you soon at an MMAF summer event!

Minnesotans’ Military Appreciation Fund