Tickets on Sale for Women with Heart Luncheon: Aug. 2

    June 29th, 2023

    14th annual event features keynote on prevention and community action

    MANKATO—Tickets are available for Greater Mankato Area United Way’s Women with Heart Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, August 2 at the Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center.

    Individual tickets are $40; table of 8 $300. Call United Way at 507-345-4551 or register online by July 17 at

    Presented by Pioneer Bank, this year’s luncheon will focus on prevention and community action to create change. The event features keynote speaker Nancy Fitzsimons, PhD, MSW, LISW, of Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Department of Social Work. Dr. Fitzsimons will present on the topic of “Going Upstream: Prevention, Connection, Action, Hope.”

    The event includes lunch, door prizes and powerful discussion as women unite to make a difference.

    Support of Women with Heart attendees is vital to Greater Mankato Area United Way’s campaign, which kicks off in Mankato on Tuesday, July 25 with a community kickoff event from 12-1 p.m. at Civic Center Plaza.

    Last year, Women with Heart had its highest attendance ever, with over 800 women pledging a record of more than $200,000 to the campaign. Greater Mankato Area United Way’s 2024 campaign goal is $2,250,000 to support 62 programs and initiatives serving more than 53,000 people in Blue Earth, Le Sueur, Nicollet and Waseca counties.