On behalf of the Merrick Community Services team, we want to thank you for supporting the 6th Annual Mix & Mingle! We appreciate the support of our stakeholders in reaching new heights all in support of Saint Paul’s East Side community. We hope that you enjoyed the event and spending time with your East Side neighbors. Most importantly, we hope that you gained a better sense of Merrick’s services and greater impact in the community.

About the Merrick Mix & Mingle

The Merrick Mix & Mingle is a social gathering of more than 200+ philanthropists, community leaders, organizational partners, and friends of Merrick raising funds for programs that support individuals and families in the East Metro. Hosted at the award-winning Bell Museum, the event includes museum exhibits, a planetarium experience, music, food, bar, an auction, and an inspirational program highlighting Merrick’s life-changing work on the East Side.

6th Annual Merrick Mix & Mingle special Guest



East Side Saint Paul native Chuck Runyon will be the keynote for this year’s event, bringing his philosophy of leadership and “ROEI” (the return on emotional investment) that emphasizes the intersection of People, Purpose, Profits, and Play®. Together with Dave Mortensen, he is cofounder of Anytime Fitness, the world’s largest co-ed fitness club franchise, and author of Love Work, a book on inspiring a high-performing work culture

A Special Thank you to our sponsors