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Can Do Canines specially-trained assistance dogs positively transform the lives of their human partners. Join us for a glamorous evening filled with inspiring stories, silent and live auction, dining, and whimsical anecdotes from author Kevin Kling.

Master of Ceremonies:

Rebecca Kolls


6:00 P.M. - Silent Auction*, Games, Drinks, Photo Booth

7:00 P.M. - Delectable Dinner, Live Auction*, Entertainment: Kevin Kling

*All items purchased via the silent auction must be picked up the night of the event, have arrangements to be picked up from our Can Do Canines facility in New Hope, or make arrangements to pay for shipping.

Kevin Kling:

Monologist and playwright Kevin Kling grew up in Osseo, Minnesota and graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College. He has performed his plays in Sweden, Sydney and Perth, Australia, Edinburgh, Scotland and in the Czech Republic. His autobiographic piece Home and Away premiered at the Seattle Rep and moved to Second Stage Theater, off Broadway, under the direction of David Esbjornson, where it received a received a Drama Desk Award nomination.

A Few Live Auction Items:

Stanley Paws Program Visit: You will receive a private tour of the grounds and trade areas of the Stanley Correctional Institution before entering the prison building where the dogs live and train with their prisoner/trainers. You will see demonstrations of the training they do daily and will then have a chance to visit with the prisoner/trainers over cake and coffee.

Set Your Watch to Island Time: Six nights in a beautiful two bedroom, two bath condo in Maui Kaanapali Villas (accommodations for up to 6 people). Enjoy 11 epic acres of serene tropical gardens and three miles of Kaanapali's powdery white sand beach, right outside your room.

12 Great Dates: We have gathered another unique selection of fine dining experiences, comfy hotel stays and fun entertainment tickets to give you and a special someone a night on the town once a month for 12 months!

7 Nights in Naples, Florida: Nestled on the sun-drenched beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. Naples is known for world-class shopping, dining and abundant, challenging golf courses. Get comfortable at the Staybridge Suites Naples-Gulf Coast hotel and enjoy the hotel poolside Chickee Bar which has the most charming bartenders and fun drink specials.

The Author is In: The highest bidder will win a private book club session with author/storyteller Kevin Kling and ten signed copies of his book, "Holiday Inn."

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Can Do Canines
Questions? Please contact Emilie Branca at [email protected].


Minneapolis Marriott Northwest, Northland Drive North, Brooklyn Park, MN

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