For the first
time ever, the Sanford Center and United Way
This event spectacular will feature Bemidji’s best bacon purveyors including Tutto Bene’s, Cattails Bar & Grill, Lueken’s, Dickey’s BBQ, and more, displaying, sampling, and selling a multitude of bacon inspired products, while patrons enjoy a unique collection of national microbrews. In honoring bacon in all its glory, Bacon Fans will enjoy a unique variety of entertainment including The Bemidji Cooperative Association Pig Races, The Moondance Jam Battle of the Bands, the Lueken’s Monster Bacon Cheeseburger Challenge, and the August Shell Best Bacon Dish Contest – Winners will receive cash prizes.
Schell Best Bacon Dish - Each participating vendor will
have the chance to win a cash prize for their most creative
bacon dish. Celebrity judges will determine the winners based
upon a variety of categories.
Leuken's Monster Bacon Cheeseburger Challenge - Ten lucky contestants will be chosen to participate in this halftime event. 1 lb Bacon Cheeseburger with a 1/2 lb of fries and coleslaw - 10 minutes - winner receives $50.00 gift card to Lueken's, a trophy, and bragging rights! Entry details available at Lueken's North or South, or online at www.luekens.com
Moondance Jam Battle of the Bands - Five groups will have a chance to battle it out for cash awards going to the top three and Moondance Jam tickets! Click here for details.
Congratulations to the Bemidji area for a successful 2013 community campaign, raising $400,107.91!
United Way of Bemidji Area Advances the Common Good, creating a meaningful difference in the lives of area children, youth, aging adults and their caregivers, people in crisis and people with mental and physical disabilities by focusing on the building blocks for a good life:
Education - helping children, youth and young adults achieve their full potential
Income - promoting financial stability and independence
Health - improving people’s health and social well-being, and strengthening basic need/crisis services