2018 Blue Line Ball in Minneapolis, MN Announced!
We've got something really special coming up and we'd love to see you there! It's only our biggest and best event of the year.... Please Join us for Backing the Blue Line's 5th Annual Blue Line Ball Fundraiser! It is a night to honor Minnesota law enforcement and their families while raising money to further the mission of Backing the Blue Line. Saturday, May 19, 2018
Hyatt Regency, Minneapolis: 1300 Nicollet Mall 4:00pm Registration & Happy Hour
6:00pm Dinner, Program, Dancing **Tickets on sale soon.** Just how big is the 2018 Blue Line Ball going to be? Ask Regina Dean, our 2018 Blue Line Ball Chair and she will tell you all about the 26 Backing the Blue Line members have been hard at work since October of 2017 planning the May 2018 Blue Line Ball. "These dedicated and multi-talented ladies have given so much already by putting in LONG hours soliciting donations, gearing up for raffle ticket sales, lining up entertainment, reaching out to volunteers, developing a marketing plan and everything else that goes into putting on a dynamic event. Many of these ladies are also juggling work, wrangling farm animals, acing graduate school, raising kiddos (including triplets!), and keeping up with their significant others schedules too!" They are rocking the challenge of bringing us the BIGGEST and BEST Blue Line Ball yet. With a goal of raising $100,000 to support MN law enforcement officers and families, these ladies need our help. And this is where YOU come in.... SPONSORS NEEDED! Know what we heard? The awesomest people follow this blog! Know what else we heard? The awesomest people know the awesomest businesses and organizations. Can your awesome business or organization help us out with a sponsorship? There are several levels to choose one. With over 700 guests in attendance at the 2017 Blue Line Ball, sponsorship of the Blue Line Ball will position your organization in front of involved law enforcement families throughout the state of Minnesota while supporting the mission of Backing the Blue Line. Interested? More info: http://bit.do/2018BlueLineBallSponsorship
Or maybe buying a handful of raffle tickets is more your style of supporting a great cause. There are 10 AMAZING prizes that will be awarded at the 2018 Blue Line Ball. Just $5 per ticket and you get a shot at winning guns (Hey! see what we did there?), a big screen TV, jewelry gift certificate or the grand prize of an all expenses paid trip for 2 to the Dominican Republic.
And if you head on over to the 2018 Blue Line Ball Facebook Event Page, you have a chance to win a Backing the Blue Line RTIC tumbler in a super fun Invite Contest on now through January 26, 2018! Look for the post with the below photo. All the latest Ball updates will be shared there - so be sure to mark yourself as Interested or Going so you don't miss out!
Still not so sure what all the excitement is about over the 2018 Blue Line Ball? Here are a few highlights of the fun and fundraising from last year. Check out the photos and recap from the 2017 Blue Line Ball! Thank you to Honeybee Photography for the beautiful event photos.
And for everyone who is anxious to find out more info about the Ball….stay tuned! BIG announcements are coming up soon!
About Backing the Blue Line: Backing the Blue Line (BtBL) unites the power of members and generosity of donors to honor and support Minnesota Law Enforcement officers, wives and families. We mobilize to provide services, labor and assistance during times of illness or work-related incidents. BtBL's vision is to expand our reach to all Minnesota counties by increasing our supporters, volunteers and means to assist. We want our interactions to drive a high standard for how law enforcement officers and their families are treated during times of crisis and need.
BtBL strives to include all law enforcement families regardless of marriage, religion, gender, race, political affiliation or sexual orientation and does not discriminate across those lines when it comes to who we support and our Standard Operating Procedures. BtBL has made a commitment to diversity in its membership and all females in a relationship with a MN law enforcement officer are encouraged to apply.