Skills Therapy
Metro Friendship
Helping Kids Fit In and Shine providing scholarships
          for social skills education

Taste of the Lakes - Order Tickets Online Here 
Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014

BAyview event center
687 Excelsior Blvd., Excelsior, MN 55331

Taste of the Lakes        

BayView Event Center, AllOver Media, Glidden Limo, Superior Shores, Water Street Inn, Coach, Baker National Golf Course, Sanctuary SalonSpa, Lifetime Shingles
Eagle's Rock Ranch, Nugentyardart, Buffalo Wild Wings, Deb Marston, Lago Tacos, Spasso, Tavern 4&5, Tread Light, Blue Plate Restaurants, Autism Society of MN, Doug Marston
Stampin' Up, Hollywood Fashion Secrets, Arthur Murray, Great Harvest, Dena Peterson, Debra Schipper,  Becklund JewelersMusic and Massage, Bob Ziton, South Lake Cycle, Lane Guyot, Natosha Boline - Norwex
Plekkenpol Builders Brave New Workshop, Surly Brewing, Old Log Theater, WMLC Staff, L Newton Photography
Dennis Skovstad,  Harley Davidson, Debra Jensen - Mary Kay, 2nd Wind Exercise Equipment, Dale Studios, West Metro Learning Connections, Granite City, MN Vikings, MN Timberwolves, Parley Lake Winery

The 2014 Ice Breaker Social was a "Black and White Masquerade."

Emcee: O'Neal Hampton AKA 2010 Biggest Loser;
Award Recipients:  Individual - Blake Sawyer, Professional -

See photos on FaceBook

The 2013 Ice Breaker Social presented "The Golden Age of Hollywood...A Red Carpet Affair."

Emcee:  Tim Sherno of KSTP;
Award Recipients:  Individual - Julian Gallaty, Professional - Deb Marston;
Silent Auction; Opportunity Drawing for a stay on the island of Kauai;
Music performed by Chrystal Odin and the Le Cirque Rouge House Band

The 2012 Ice Breaker Social cruised through the early 1900's!

Emcee:  Tim Sherno of KSTP; Special Guest:  Tamara-Jett,
Ms. Midwest World International 2012; Guest Speaker:  Dr. Elizabeth Reeve;
Award Recipients:  Individual - Jacob Beno, Professional - Lori Fildes;
Silent Auction; Wine Wall; Heads or Tails Game;
Jazz music performed by Chrystal Odin and the Le Cirque Rouge House Band

Program Video


The 2011 Ice Breaker Social was a swanky event!

   Emcee:  Janel Klein of KARE 11
     and dancing to the music of Davina and the Vagabonds

The 2010 Ice Breaker Social was another fantastic event!

   Emcee:  John Sweeney of the Brave New Workshop
     and dancing to the music of Revolver and the Secret Agents

The 2009 Ice Breaker Social was a touching event!

   Emcee:  Angela Davis of WCCO
     and singing by Natalie Davis and Esera Tualo

Ongoing Fundraiser

Help raise money for scholarships by signing up to be a tester at Food Perspectives.
Register at

MFF will receive $10 each time you take part in a taste test. You will also receive a check for $25 in the mail. You can also sign that over to MFF.

Feel free to recruit family and friends. The more people recruited the more money we can raise for scholarships.

You can donate directly to MFF by sending a check to:

Metro Friendship Foundation
14111 Garden View Ct.
Apple Valley, MN 55124

Other Fundraisers

MFF holds other fundraising activities. Some of these include grocery bagging, wine tasting parties, a garage sale, and Lillian's Diva Night. Check this space for times and locations.

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