Keynote Speaker: Senator Bobby Joe Champion
Senator Bobby Joe Champion was born in North Minneapolis and graduated from North High School. A graduate from Macalester College and William Mitchell College of Law, Bobby is a practicing attorney with a skill set of negotiation, extensive legal and business analysis, and advocacy.
His past involvement includes serving as Program Director of Social Spaces with Stairstep Initiative, Executive Director of the Metropolitan Area African American Chamber of Commerce, and the Executive Director of the National Association of Minority Contractors, Midwest Chapter. He has also served with Congressman Keith Ellison as an attorney with the Legal Rights Center and as an Assistant Attorney General under both Skip Humphrey and Mike Hatch.
Bobby was elected to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2008 and to the State Senate in 2012.
Individual Tickets: $110; $135 after February 8, 2014
Table - Seats 8: $1000
*Parking is included with each ticket*
4:30pm Registration Begins
5:00 pm Sponsor Reception, Silent Auction
Live Jazz Music
All’ah – Traditional African Welcome Ceremony
Dinner & Award Ceremony
-Honoring 3 Business of the Year
-Minority Business Advocate of the Year
-College Scholars Recognition
Post Program Bash!
Auction proceeds support the College Scholars Fund and Program Development
*AFRICAN ATTIRE ENCOURAGED*