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Jammin 2017

20 dollar donation

These engaging, interactive sessions are held the first Tuesday of each month,
from 7:30 - 9:00 a.m. at the Prouty Project's Creative Think Tank.

A $20 payment will be requested for each Jammin session you participate in.  All proceeds will be donated to the Prouty Project STRETCH Fund of the Minneapolis Foundation.  Please make checks payable to the Prouty Project, and please make note that we are unable to accept credit card payments.

Seating is limited, so please register early by clicking "RSVP Here" on the list below, or rsvp to

Date: 7 February 2017

#217: “Convict to CEO: Rise Above Your Circumstances”

Summary: Jay Coughlan, Chief Executive and Managing Director, TruBalanced
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Date: 7 March 2017

#218: “Getting Ready for Super Bowl LII”

Summary: Britt Carlson, Senior Director, Partnerships, MN Super Bowl Host Committee
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Date: 4 April 2017

#219: “Lionheart Cider: Transforming a Class Project into a Business and Doubling Down on Our Dream”

Summary: Jason Dayton, Co-Founder and CEO, and David O’Neill, Co-Founder and CFO, Lionheart Cider
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Date: 2 May 2017

#220: “21st Century Policing”

Summary: Mark Elliott, Police Chief, Prior Lake Police Department
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Date: 6 June 2017

#221: “Reflections of the Ryder Cup”

Summary: Bob Fafinski, Shareholder & CEO, Fafinski Mark & Johnson
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Date: 1 August 2017

#222: “Life In (and After) the NFL”

Summary: Matt Veldman, Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch
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Date: 5 September 2017

#223: “Preparing to be an Olympic Athlete”

Summary: Isaiah Nelson, National Development Team, and Tasha Nelson, Former U.S. Ski Team Member and 2-time Olympian, and Todd Nelson, Co-Owner, T&T Boatworks Marina and Storage
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Date: 3 October 2017

#224: “Investing in our Future at General Mills”

Summary: John Haugen, General Manager, 301 Inc., General Mills
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Date: 9 November 2017

#225: “The Airgas Story: From 0 to $5 Billion (481 Acquisitions) in 30 Years”

Summary: Ron Stark, SVP, Sales and Marketing, Airgas / Air Liquide
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Date: 5 December 2017

#226: “Uncommon Motivational Strategies and Solutions”

Summary: Scott Savor, Founder / CEO, Uncommon Competitor LLC
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We look forward to seeing you soon!


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