Centennial Gala

For 100 years, the College of Saint Benedict has forged a path of education, leadership and friendship for generations of women. Join us as we celebrate the culmination of our centennial year and a Century of Connection among alumnae, donors and friends. Proceeds from the event will go to student scholarships. We'll also honor CSB President MaryAnn Baenninger for a decade of service to Saint Ben's.Purchase your tickets today

Saturday, April 26, 2014: The Depot in downtown Minneapolis

Individual tickets are $150 and include:

6-7 p.m. Cocktail Reception
Enjoy a pre-dinner cocktail as you mingle with old friends and meet new ones.

7-9 p.m. Dinner
Savor the distinctive flavors of a multi-course meal, designed by Chef Jack Riebel (James Beard Award nominee, formerly of Butcher & the Boar).

9-11:30 p.m. After Party
Continue the celebration of 100 years with music, dancing and decadent desserts.

Tickets for the After Party only are available for $20.


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Thanks to our sponsors

Century of Connection Sponsors:


Wine Sponsor:



Centennial Brand Sponsor:




Presidents Sponsors:






Benedictine Table Sponsors:

 Campbell & Company

 Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis The Catholic Community Foundation

 Cindy, Dwayne, Judi '04 Dockendorf - Family & Friends

 Andy and Jodi Fritz, El-Jay Plumbing and Heating

 General Mills

 GNP Company

 Granite Equity Partners

 Elizabeth Hayden ' 68 & Charles Flinn

 HGA Architects and Engineers

 Mathew Hall Lumber Company - In honor of the four generations of Hall women attending the College of Saint Benedict

 Teresa Mazzitelli '72,The Mazzitelli Group, executive search consultants

 McGough Construction

 Margaret Murphy '90 & Steve Olin

Lynn Newman '79, chair woman, College of Saint Benedict Board of Trustees

Dr. Chriss Renier 

 Sisters of the Order of Saint Benedict and Saint John's Abbey

 Joan Strom Riebel '64

Xcel Energy



Exclusive sponsorship packages available from $2,500 to $25,000. Sponsorship information is available here.

Purchase sponsorships or individual tickets online or contact Sharon Trucker at 320-363-5750 or strucker@csbsju.edu.