Celebrate HealthFinders Collaborative at their annual fundraising SPRING FORWARD gala -- this Friday night at The Grand!

HealthFinders Collaborative invites the public to their annual fundraising SPRING FORWARD gala, this Friday, April 25, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Grand Event Center in Northfield.

There will be a silent auction and social hour from 6-7:30 p.m., with dinner starting at 7:45 (along with live music by Parker Ousely and friends). Dinner is followed by a short presentation from 8:45-9 p.m., and then take part in a live auction led by auctioneer Ed Kuhlman and emceed by KYMN radio host Jeff Johnson.

One-of-a-kind live auction items include a weeks-stay at a cottage in rural France, an authentic animation cell of SpongeBob Squarepants signed by the original artist, and a 230-pound pig (for eating!). There are over 130 silent auction items, too!

Then stick around afterwards for a special after-party, featuring live music and dancing to the sounds of Northfield's favorite "prof rock" band, The Counterfactuals. The public is also invited to attend the performance by The Counterfactuals only, which will begin at 10 p.m.

Major sponsors include: Northfield Hospital and Clinics, Faribault Foods, Carleton College, District One Hospital, Goosebusters, The Orthopaedic and Fracture Clinics of Faribault and Northfield, Thrivent Financial and the Church of St. Dominic’s.

HealthFinders Collaborative provides  quality health care, advocacy and wellness education to people in our community who have limited healthcare alternatives. Since 2005, HealthFinders Collaborative has been provideding a comprehensive and individualized access point to health and wellness opportunities. Our primary care services address immediate and ongoing need, while an extensive patient advocacy program actively connects those with limited healthcare opportunities with long-term resources and community programs.

Learn more at www.healthfindersmn.org. We hope you can join us for our annual SPRING FORWARD gala!