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This year our Fall Festival will be a Wine, Brew, & BBQ. Come enjoy wine & craft beer tasting, a pig roast, dessert provided by Nothing Bundt Cakes, cash bar, and live music by SisterTree. The event will be held on Sept. 11 from 5 to 8 pm at The Courtyards of Andover, 13545 Martin […]

Pizza Ranch Success

Community Impact Fundraising Event Thank you to everyone for a wonderful event! Aug 11: Pizza Ranch Community Impact located at 13797 Jay St NW, Andover. Thank you for joining us at Pizza Ranch in Andover…as community members bus your table dressed as their favorite Super Hero!! Proceeds of the evening benefited Free To Be, Inc.  A percentage […]

North Country Ford Gives Car Away at Free To Be Event

Thank you to everyone for making this a fantastic event!       ———————————————————————————————————————– Please click on this link to see the 2014 “Taste” supporters. ———————————————————————————————————————————- Below is the list of the restaurants that participated. Thank you again!        

Attend Gala to Support Free To Be, Inc.

Dear Friends of Free To Be, As active Free To Be supporters, we’re confident you’ll share our excitement about this fundraising initiative hosted by TPC ROSE, a group of energetic women members of TPC Twin Cities who share a vision to increase awareness and support of local charities serving the north metro.  Since being formed […]

SFF – June 20, 2013. A Night of Success

Free To Be, Inc. and MetroNorth Chamber of Commerce joined forces and held their third annual Summer Food Fest on June 20, 2013, at Aquatore Park in Blaine. With a net profit of nearly $16,000 being divided between the two nonprofits, Summer Food Fest was a success. Financial One Credit Union, Nationwide Insurance, Rasmussen College […]

Free2B Hosted a Good Time at the Fall Festival

Free To Be, Inc. held its annual fundraising event at the Coon Rapids Regional Dam on Thursday, September 13, 2012. This amazing event included wine tasting, authentic Mexican cuisine, pie and ice cream, specialty pie auction, wall of wine raffle and car donation. Sam Leon, owner of the Acapulco restaurants, provided a delicious array of […]

Summer Food Fest – A Successful Event

On behalf of Free To Be, Inc. and the MetroNorth Chamber of Commerce, we want to thank the community for their support of our second annual Summer Food Fest on June 21 at Aquatore Park in Blaine. The event was a huge success. The weather was beautiful and there was a wonderful crowd of families, […]

Taste of Blaine – A huge success! Feb 2012

Taste of Blaine (February 16, 2012) The seventh annual Taste of Blaine was a huge success, netting almost $30,000. Over 900 people were in attendance enjoying all the wonderful foods the restaurants had to offer. Without the support of our attendees, the restaurants, and all our volunteers, this would not be possible. Special thanks to […]

Fall Festival – Ended with Success

Fall Festival – Best Party by a Dam Site Over 200 people enjoyed the Free2B! Fall Festival at the Coon Rapids Dam on September 15, 2011.  One of the attendees said that the highlight of the event was seeing someone get a donated car from Free2B!  Watch a video of the car being given away […]

Taste of Blaine,a Success – Feb 2011

 The Free2B! sixth annual Taste of Blaine at the National Sports Center in Blaine, on Thursday, February 17, 2011 was a huge success.  Over a 1,000 people enjoyed the food from 36 different restaurants.  The funds received from this event benefited Free2B! and went a long way to help with the cost of car repairs for low income residents in […]

Fall Festival – Sep 2010

Donated car

The Free2B! Fall Festival, the best party by a dam site, was a huge success.  Approximately 150 people enjoyed the great food prepared by Acapulco and the wine for the wine tasting, which was also donated by Acapulco. The event was held at the Coon Rapids Dam Site #3.  Jim Kugler of Kugler Financial Services and Beth […]

Kottke’s/Free2B! Classic Car Show – Aug 2010

Receiving a donated car

Deanna Hamilton of Anoka, went to the Second Annual Kottke’s/ Free2B! Classic Car Show in Andover and left with her own 1998 Hyundai.  Kottke’s/ Free2B!  Classic Car Show brought in 56 cars for the show and many door prizes, but Deanna received a donated car from Free2B! and it became one of the day’s highlights. […]

Taste of Blaine – Feb 2010

It is difficult to find the words to properly thank everyone who supported Free2B! and the Taste of Blaine because of the many businesses and individuals that played a critical part in making it such a success.  Taste of Blaine Board Chairs Al Sannerud and Jim Cormier made it their job to solicit sponsors for […]