A State Affair

The Page Foundation spring gala supports education with Minnesota flair

Event: The Page Education Foundation’s annual spring gala, held April 16 at Target Field’s Metropolitan Club.

Cause: The Page Foundation encourages minority youth to reach their academic and personal potential through financial assistance to post-secondary students. The $400,000 raised at the gala goes toward such grants.

See and be Seen: Among the 1,000 guests were Governor Mark Dayton, Senator Amy Klobuchar, Tubby and Donna Smith, and Steve Perry, pro-football Hall of Fame president and executive director.

Fun on a Stick: Guests were treated to classic Minnesota State Fair food as part of the gala’s theme, Minnesota Made: Everything Minnesota.

Fancy Fingers: World-renowned pianist Nachito Herrera provided entertainment for the evening.

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