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Joel Sutherland
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Minneapolis, MN, 55403
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Minnesota Chapter

Breath of Life Gala

Event Overview



November 16, 2013
5:30pm - 12:00am

1300 Nicollet Mall, Minnepolis

 Breath of Life 2013 Program 

The Mortenson Construction Breath of Life Gala is a formal affair with a silent auction, live auction, dinner and a dance. We are bringing together over 700 friends and supporters of the Cystic Fibrosis community on the 16th of November 2013 to raise much needed funds to combat this life threatening disease.This black tie event will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.

Live and Super Silent Auction Preview: 

Live Auction   

Super Silent Auction 

Silent Auction Preview:

  Fine Wine   Home Goods 

      Jewelry         Children's Corner     Paint the Town 

Sports & Memorabillia     Fashion & Beauty   

For more information please contact Brittany Ritchie at or 651-631-3290.

Because of risks to people with cystic fibrosis (CF), only one person with CF may be invited. Also, individuals who have ever had a confirmed positive sputum culture for Burkholderia cepacia (B. cepacia) complex shall not attend any Foundation events/meetings. These requirements are because CF germs can be passed between individuals who have CF. Some germs in a person with CF can cause serious respiratory illness and, in some patients, may lead to death. CF germs are not a risk for otherwise healthy individuals.

Despite this policy, individuals with CF might choose to attend events or meetings without informing the CF Foundation or without the Foundation's knowledge. If so, they do so at their own risk. The Foundation accepts no responsibility for any risk to health involved in attendance, or in any social contact between persons with CF. For more information, please visit

Important note on attendance for people with CF and their families:
The health and well-being of people with cystic fibrosis is our top priority. Medical evidence shows that certain bacteria can be passed between individuals who have CF and can lead to worse symptoms and speed decline in lung function. To limit the serious risk of cross-infection between people with CF, only one person with CF may be invited to attend the indoor portion of each CF Foundation-sponsored event.  For the outdoor portion of the event, people with CF should maintain a distance of at least 6 feet from each other.

Please note: People with CF and their families should be aware that individuals with CF might choose to attend Foundation events or meetings without notifying event organizers. We strongly discourage this; however, we cannot guarantee that only one person with CF will be present at any indoor Foundation event. For more information, please call your local chapter.

To participate:
Sponsorship Opportunities

Title Sponsor:

Presenting Sponsors:





Platinum Sponsors

APi Group, Wells Fargo Commercial Banking, The Ogren Foundation, Willis of MN, Johnson Controls, Inc.
The Galleria

Gold Sponsors: 
Chubb Corporation, Travelers, RespirTech, Harris Companies, LeJeune Steel, Rachel Contracting, Ergodyne, MG McGrath Inc., Arch Insurance Group, Gephardt Electric, Gradient Investments, LLC
BMO Harris Bank,
 Zurich North America
Harmon Inc.
HGA Architechs
Cobb Strecker

Silver Sponsors: 
Hunt Electric, Veit Companies, H.B. Fuller Construction Products
Mall of America

Patron Sponsors:
Foley & Mansfield, Dakota Riggers & Tool Supply, Inc.

In-Kind Sponsors: 
American Airlines, Small Luxury Hotels of the World

65 Roses Sponsors
ECC Insurance Brokers Inc. and The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Tribe,
Corner Medical