3rd annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Event
2:00pm 2:00pm

3rd annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Event

2:00 to 6:00 p.m. – Inflatable slide (free/donations accepted) 

2:00 to 6:00 p.m. - Chair massages (free, but donations/tips accepted)

2:00 to 7:00 - Silent Auction (inside on banquet side)

2:15 p.m. – K-9 demonstration by Officer Kim/K-9 Ike and Officer Sternquist/K-9 Taz (outside in grassy area at far end of the parking lot/free)

2:30 to 4:30 p.m. - Rock climbing wall with Mounds View PD

3:00 to 6:00 p.m. – Dunk a Cop dunk tank (additional charge – 3 balls for $5) Schedule of participants to follow.

3:00 to 6:00 p.m. – Carnival games (Donations of $5 or more to play unlimited games – cake walk, ring toss, tic-tac-toe and critters in the trash can. Small prizes.) (inside in back room of bar side) 

3:00 to 6:00 p.m. - Facepainting (free)

3:00 to 6:00 p.m. - Photo Booth (inside/free)

3:15 p.m. – Parade with Police and Firefighter tribute trucks and squads (will be in lot until 8:00 p.m. for photos/free)

3:00 to 5:30 p.m. – This is How We Duet (outside main stage/free)

6:00 to 7:00 p.m. – Guest Speakers on outside mainstage

7:00 to 11:00 p.m. – The Shane Martin Band (outside on main stage/free)

8:00 p.m. - Candle light vigil (outside/free/candles will be distributed) 

2:00 to 8:00 p.m. – Food available for purchase

8:00 to bar close – appetizers available for purchase

2:00 to bar close – beer, pop, water, liquor available for purchase

*Preordered Shirt Pickup 1:00 to 7:00 p.m. 
*T-shirts will be available for purchase starting at 2:00 p.m. There are a limited amount available, so we will sell them until they are gone.

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9:00am 9:00am

Patriot Ride

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We are honored to have been chosen as a recipient for the 12th Annual Patriot Ride, Saturday July 8, 2017. Tickets for a chance to win can be purchased for $10 each. Please email btblfundraising@gmail.com for more information or fill out this form to request tickets be sent to you: 

You can find more information at http://www.thepatriotride.org. 

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Do Some Good Fundraiser

Do Some Good will be hosting their annual fundraiser with ALL proceeds from our event going directly to BTBL so they can continue with our mission. A big thank you to Croation Hall's, Tom Buchan and our event chef, Dave Boese for thier tremendous support of Do Some Good and Backing the Blue Line. 

$15 ages 11 and older
$10 ages 10 and under
Free ages 5 and under

Nathan's Hot Dogs and Hamburgers will be served to our guests with cold beverages being served. Beer is available until gone, pop is free of charge and other adult beverages will be available for an additional cost. 

For more information, please contact Do Some Good at theDSGteam@outlook.com

Croation Hall
445 2nd Ave S, South Saint Paul, Minnesota 55075

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to Oct 2

SWAT Weekend

What the Christmas is SWAT you ask? SWAT stands for Sweets, Wine and Training. Join us for this annual BtBL women's weekend retreat with some wonderful treats, your favorite wine and great speakers who will give you tips and advice for navigating this sometimes challenging, but rewarding LEOW lifestyle! We have options such as a comedian, someone coming to talk about legal issues surrounding being a LE family, gun safety, crafts, fitness classes taught by our very own Tina, and much more!

This year we will be in Sandstone, MN, just 1.5 hrs north of the cities at Audubon Center, where we have even more options such as canoeing, rock wall climbing, ropes course, hiking paths, bon fires, a gorgeous lake just feet from our cabins and much more!

Join us Sept 30-Oct 2 for a weekend of fun, laughter, relaxing and much more at the all inclusive price of only $165 (for members) and $190 (for non-members), now through June 30th. DO NOT be held back by not knowing anyone. Every year we have tons of ladies who come alone and leave with 60+ new friends! Or drag a lady along from your LEO's dept, ALL are welcome as long as you are a female in a relationship with a MN LEO!

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Wild Bill's Guns & Hoses

Come join Backing the Blue Line Saturday, August 13 for Wild Bill's 6th annual Guns N' Hoses benefit to support police officers of MN. Enjoy BBQ on the Patio, wing eating contests, bean bag tournaments, face-painting and more. Plus, enter our raffle for a chance at a year-long gold membership at Fractional Toys! This amazing family friendly event will raise money for Backing the Blue Line and MN COPS. It will be held at all Wild Bill's locations (Blaine, Maple Grove, Woodbury, Apple Valley and Rochester) from 11am-4pm. Come out enjoy some food, fun and support our MN officers and their families.

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