Ice Out, Loon In Fundraising Gala

Thank you for joining us!

Ice Out, Loon In Fundraising Gala

Saturday May 4, 2019

We hope you enjoyed our night of community and to invest in freshwater resources.

Announcing our Clean Water Champion Awards!

  • Paul Huttner, with MPR News and Climate Cast, for his outstanding achievements in weather reporting and climate science
  • The Minnesota Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers for producing the state's first-ever Infrastructure Report Card
  • The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community for their comprehensive and cutting edge approach to water sustainability and security
  • A special group of Water Stewards from partner organization Mississippi Watershed Management Organization who worked collaboratively with the Columbia Heights Lions Club to restore the Lions Garden in Columbia Heights
  • Plus a not-to-be-missed award to Steve Woods for five-plus years of outstanding leadership of Freshwater


Board Member, Tom Skramstad and his band Rhubarb  perform as the night's entertainment.
Board Member, Tom Skramstad and his band Rhubarb perform as the night's entertainment.

Join us on social: #IceOutLoonIn, #GiveforH2O
Thank you for investing in clean and reliable water!


A special thanks to our generous sponsors who made this event possible!


Event hosts:  American Engineering Testing, Inc. | Barr Engineering | Doug & Teresa Andrys

Senator Jim and Gayle Carlson  |  College of Biological Sciences, University of Minnesota

Stoddard Crane & Margaret Lanik  |  Judy Erickson/Conservation Strategies

Julie, Todd, & Chloe Fliflet  |  Hal & Louise Grey  |  Mike & Shelly Hanson  |  Laura Jester  |  Marilyn Dee Jones

Peggy Knapp & Catherine Settanni  |  David Knoblauch & Suzie Woodrich  |  Stacia & Dan Nelson

Mary & Justin Salisbury  |  John Linc & Deb Stine | Julie Westerlund |  Susan & Steve Woods