2015 Learning Rennaisance at Cafe Renaissance

Learning Renaissance

Support Academics in St Cloud's Public Schools.

The 2017 LEAF Learning Renaissance event will focus on partnering with District 742 to support Talent Development in our elementary schools!   Our theme is “All Students Have Talents”!  Help us provide staff with materials and supplies like Rube Goldberg Building Kits, STEM supplies, Breakout Edu Kits and supplies, and subscription to digital tools like Glogster and Story Bird so all students can create digital media.

The seventh annual Learning Renaissance will be held from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 29, 2017 at the Cafe Renaissance in Waite Park.  The Learning Renaissance provides financial support for the LEAF Academic Fund.  We are thrilled to announce that we have received a $10,000 match for our Fund-a-Need auction, which will focus on partnering with District 742 to provide needed supplies and materials for the District’s Talent Development initiative. 

Please join us for a great evening of socializing with others who support public education while dining on Regional Foods and Fine Wine from the Mediterranean.  Many attendees consistently tell us that this is their favorite fundraising event of the year because it is such a unique event!   We hope you can join us on October 29, 2017!   Tickets are just $75 per person.  To reserve a spot, just click on the button below.


Support LEAF's Learning Renaissance by becoming a Sponsor.
Contact LEAF’s executive director at 320-253-5780 or by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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2016 Learning Renaissance Sponsors

$10,0000 - Community Leader
Anonymous - Matching Grant

$5,000 Community Innovator
Paul & Joanne Dorsher

$1,000 Community Builders
Dick & Mimi Bitzan Family Fund of the CMCF
Mahowald Insurance Agency
Bill & Chip Martin-Chaffee
Miller Architects & Builders
Palmer Printing
Proviant Group
Quinlivan & Hughes, PA

$500 Commuinity Mentors
Doug & Tarryl Clark
Patrick Henry & Pat Welter
Bruce & Colleen Hentges
IIW Minnesota
Jim & Bev Pehler
Stearns Bank

$200 Community Pacesetters
Bernie Berns
Brenda & Jim Blackmore
Barb & Jerry Carlson
Kevin & Beth Donnelly
Debbie & Jason Erickson
Cindy Harner
Willie & Tamara Jett
Lori & Curtis Johnson
David & Pat Krueger
Patrick & Cathy Mullen
North Benton Dental
Jeff & Stephanie Peterson
Jeff & Laura Pfannenstein
Mike & Janet Reagan
Eric & Elizabeth Reisinger
John & Joy Ruis
Michael Schlough & Rebecca Bastien
Ed Schnettler
Gary & Barb Strandemo
Jerry & Connie Von Korff
Dennis Whipple & Scott Wachtler

ADCO Creative (Don Farleo Advertising
Cork & Cask at Grande Depot
Coborn's, Inc

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