Previous Speakers

Below are speakers from previous years:

Neil Franz – Trip to China
St. Cloud YMCA
2017 Governor’s Fishing Opener
Asst. Stearns County Attorney (Will speak about battling sex trafficking in Central Minnesota)
Aaron Heusinkveld – Project Healing Waters
Meeting at Salvation Army starting at 11:15 am – Meal and Tour
Larry Hosch / Greater St Cloud Development Corporation
Freedom Week Program
Stearns County History Museum
John McGee – VP of Planning & Public Affairs at College of St Benedicts
Michael Thompson / Chief Training Officer for the St Cloud Fire Department
Scott Schreiner, Co-Owner and VP of the St Cloud ROX
Marit Ortega, Director of Philanthropy of the Tri-County Humane Society
Mark Phillips, Development Specialist March of Dimes
Adam O’Doherty, Executive Director of Partner for Student Success
Joe Perske, Stearns County Commissioner from District 2
Laura Bielke / SCSU Delta Zeta Sorority presentation on hearing health
Roseann Baisley, Money & Health Coach
Urban Lodge Brewery & Restaurant tour, Sauk Rapids, MN
Ryan Bruers, Field Sales Engineer Xcel Energy / How Xcel Energy Rebates Can Save Customers
Central MN Sexual Assault Center
Leah Egan / Wheel Fit
Marine Toys for Tots Foundation
St. Cloud Symphony Orchestra
Madelyn Adamski, fundraiser for the Sauk Rapids Fire Department
Cathy Mehelich, Economic Development Director for the City of St. Cloud
Mindy and Stephanie from Hike Hoppers
Major Mike from the Salvation Army
Kari Turkowski and her Ironman Experiences
Denny Smith, Diversity and Leadership Trainer
Brad Ufer and members of the Crusade Choir
Bruce Miles, Increasing Employee Engagement & Accountability (Across ALL Generations)
Larry Hosch from the GSDC
Dr. Brian Dowdy from the St. Cloud Symphony Orchestra

Good Shepherd Community
Habitat for Humanity
Mission trip to orphanage in Port au Prince, Haiti
Stearns County History Museum
King Banaian, professor and chair of the School of Public Affairs at SCSU
John Justin- St. Cloud Police Dept.
Steve Karel- Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge
Bob Erickson- Erickson’s Outdoor Adventures/trips to Alaska
Jason Wester of Baker Hobby to discuss drones
Stan Lewis, retired SCSU Biology Professor discussing arrowhead collecting
Will Huston – Elk Farming
Jody Kessler – Kessler Speech Therapy
Dennis Miller – Central MN SCORE Mentor
Luke Riordan, DAYTA Marketing
Nick Granowski, Junior Achievement
Al Newman, Former Minnesota Twins player and Two-Time World Series Champion
Louise Reis, St. Cloud HRA
Dave Treyhe, Director of Central MN Boy Scouts
Ashley Nieland, TXT4Life
Chris Hauck, St. Cloud Real Estate Market
Jessica Houle, United Way
Phil Ringstrom, Veterans Educational Historic Monument
Jerry Funk, Colorado Mountain Climber “The 14ers Fan Club”
Dede Budde, “Underwater Fiji
Collin Gau – St. Cloud Prison Warden
Rick Rassier, Performance Coach for youth teams and groups
Childhood Obesity Reduction Project, John Inkster w/ CentraCare
Officer John Justin re: sex trafficking and police shootings
Brian Hart -Lost In Translation – Communicating in the Multi-Generational Workplace
Brian Beck from Microbiologics.
Beaver Island Brewery (on-site)
Stroke Awareness and Prevention, Brandy Kramer, CentraCare Neuroscience
Tanner Neubauer – Rejuve Medical and Fitness
Linda Allen – Quiet Oaks Hospice
Melissa Brenny – Mrs. Minnesota
Jim LaTour – ChristensenGroup Insurance

Junior Achievement
Partners for Student Success
Lutheran Social Services
Beaver Island Brewing Company
Farming Today
United Way of Central MN
Workplace Well-being Summit Initiatives
City of Waite Park Administrator
Boys & Girls Club
Farming Today
County Commissioner
Cummings Mobility
The Paramount Arts Resources Trust
City of St. Cloud Mayor
MS Specialist
Camp Ripley Service Organization Program
Red Cross
Jerry Kock phonograph Collection
Quiet Oaks
Great Theatre
Miracle League
SCSU Basketball
Granite Equity
Central MN Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast
United Way
Fred Rupp – Les Voyageurs
City of Sartell
ACA discussion
Project Astride
Camp Sertoma
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Visual Arts MN
Good Earth Food Co-op
GREAT Theater

St. Cloud Rox
Minnesota Jobs Transition Group
Pregnancy Resource Center
The Village Family Service Center
Rejuv Medical

Camps Friendship & Courage
Power Wheelchair Soccer
Superintendent of District 742
Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation
St. Cloud School District 742
Sam Pandolfo – from the Stearns History Museum
Project Astride
Mississippi Partners
Recovery Plus
United Way of Central MN
Just North of Memphis BBQ
HELPs International
Cathedral Cross Country Mountain Run
Red Cross
MN Department of Natural Resources
For the Veteran by a Veteran