Join Us for Progressive Dinner Night! 
 
Come join us on January 20, 2022 for an evening of fellowship, networking and gastronomy at three outstanding local, black-owned restaurants in Minneapolis, as we celebrate the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday week, and support our area’s Black entrepreneurs! This event is a collaboration between the Rotary Club of Edina and the North Minneapolis Rotary Club, and is open to members from both clubs, as well as family and guests. Click read more for details then sign into your account and registration HERE.
Cost is $75/person, which includes three courses (appetizer, entree and dessert), a special cocktail at Pimento, and all non-alcoholic beverages.  Reservations are required and non-refundable as of Jan. 17.  Maximum attendance is 40 people, and all are welcome! Please invite a friend, colleague or Black business leader who you know to increase the networking portion of the event!
 
Transportation to and from the Edina Country Club (ECC) parking lot in several large SUVs will be provided by fellow Rotarians Michael Stanzak, Susan Stiles, Josh Sprague and several others.
 
Schedule of events:
 
4:45 p.m. SUVs depart from ECC parking lot
 
5-6 p.m. Course 1/Appetizers and Special Rum Punch Apertif: Pimento Kitchen, 2524 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55404 (Eat Street), pimento.com 
Host and owner Tomme Beevas, bio at www.afpminnesota.org/afpminnesotachapter/events/npd/tomme-beevas (check out the video)
 
6:15-7:15 p.m. Course 2/Entrees: Soul Bowl, 520 N. 4th St., Minneapolis, MN 55401 (North Loop), www.soulbowlmn.com 
Host and owner Gerard Klass, bio at www.soulbowlmn.com/team-member/gerard-klass/ 
 
7:30-8:30 p.m. Course 3/Dessert and Coffee: Get Down Coffee Shop, 1500 N. 44th Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55412 (Camdentown), getdowncoffee.com 
Host and owner Houston White, bio at https://linktr.ee/getdowncoffee  (check out the By All Means podcast)
 
Each business owner at each location will be present to share their business story with our group.
 
Thank you for supporting this important event, one of many we hope in the New Year! 
 
Jennifer Bennerotte, Co-Chair Race & Equity Committee
Sylvester Thomas, Co-Chair Race & Equity Committee
Susan Johnson, Chair, Social Committee