Fraser Annual Benefit
The 2013 Fraser Annual Benefit - Darkest Night, Brightest Light
The 2013 Fraser Annual Benefit, Darkest Night Brightest Light, presented by POPP Communications
raised over $350,000 for Fraser programs and services.
Guests indulged in an evening spun in fantasy and fairytales and celebrate the work of Fraser, a light in the darkness for thousands of Minnesota families.
Guests were treated to an exciting wine pull, silent and live auctions, a cocktail reception and an elegant three-course dinner. Fraser parent, Eric Gafkjen, shared his heartwarming story about his family and son with autism, and how Fraser services helped them. After the program, the dance floor was packed and guests danced the night away.
New This Year: Midnight Light After Party
WCCO-TV anchor Jason DeRusha
New this year was the Fraser Benefit After Party - Midnight Light - a late night after party hosted by WCCO-TV reporter Nina Moini. Guests enjoyed hosted hors d'oeuvres and cocktails, a variety of activities great networking, and fabulous musical entertainment by GenerationNow
emceed the Benefit, and read the story of Louise Whitbeck Fraser:
Fraser parent Eric Gafkjen
shared the story of his son Scotty, and how Fraser helped their family:
Benefit and After Party guests celebrating a successful evening with GenerationNow and DJ Dudley D
Darkest Night, Brightest Light
James A. Levine Trust
Martin and Donna Bruhl
Kevin and Cheri Doyle Family
Christine Schultz and Emily and Matt Thomas
Patron Ticket Sponsors
Gene and Nancy Booker
William and Nancy Conley
Dr. Anjali Goel and Mike Alter
Dr. Steven Noran and Dr. Anna Noran
Kevin Kunz and Sandy Simmons
Jean Weiss and Dave Kester
Show Production Sponsor
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