An Experience to Remember

The Minnesota International Center’s Celebration of France Gala

June 18, 2011

Attendees had the pleasure of spending a night in France without leaving the Twin Cities! Hosted at an elegant 1930’s chateau in Minnetonka, guests sipped French wine, savored Franch cuisine, and supported a great cause.

View more gala photos here.

Pictured: Emily Anne Tuttle (MIC Honorary Director), Topsy Simonson, Susan Plimpton (MIC Board Chair) and Marilyn Bryant


Boys & Girls Club Twins Celebrity Waiter Dinner

August 17, 2011

Twins players traded in their uniforms for aprons to serve guests dinner at Morton’s Steakhouse in Minneapolis. The event was hosted by Michael Cuddyer.

Pictured: “Youth of the Year”, Sabat Omer with Minnesota Twins Ben Revere & Matt Tolbert.

Sue Zelickson (Sue Z.) is a James Beard Award-winning food media personality, philanthropist, and longtime contributor to Minnesota Monthly and WCCO radio. She has founded the Charlie Awards, the Women Who Really Cook networking organization for women in the local food industry, and the Kids Cafe at Perspectives, Inc., which improves access to nutritious meals for families in need. You can find her buzzing around from event to event throughout the Twin Cities, helping to raise funds for charitable organizations, including some she has had a hand in building.