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40-4-40 Fundraiser with Back Channel Brewing

July 11 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Visit Back Channel Brewing on Thursday, July 11th to support RSR!

Join us for an unforgettable evening at the 40-4-40 Fundraiser as we celebrate Melissa’s 40th birthday with a purpose!

The goal is to raise $40,000, with all proceeds benefiting four remarkable local charities:

  • Ruff Start Rescue: Rescuing and rehabilitating stray, neglected,
    abandoned, and surrendered animals.
  • Children’s Minnesota: Providing acute and expert care for children at all times.
  • Livin Foundation: Supporting mental health awareness and suicide prevention.
  • Save the Boundary Waters: Protecting the natural beauty and ecological integrity of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

Entertainment: DJ Chime & RJ the DJ will keep the energy high with their fun beats and sweet mix of tunes.

Special Musical Guest: Kat Perkins from The Voice will deliver a powerful performance you won’t want to miss!

Culinary Delights: Satisfy your taste buds with delicious offerings from local food trucks:

  • La Cochinita – Bring the flavors of Southern Mexico to MN and serving food from scratch with love. *Puffy Tacos!!
  • Adventure Bowls – Amazing acai & satisfying superfood bowls
  • Pep Island – will be serving up tasty Back Channel brats and (beef) burgers, ensuring there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Special Brew: To make the evening even more special, Back Channel will be featuring a Pina Colada seltzer in collaboration with New Origin Brewing in Asheville, NC. Enjoy the refreshing, tropical flavors of this limited-edition beverage, perfect for a summer celebration!

Exciting Activities: Door Prizes Drawing: Tickets will be available for purchase, throw your tickets in whichever buckets you hope to win. Winners will be drawn during the event.

Live Auction: Participate in our live auction featuring incredible donated prizes! It’s a fun way to contribute to our fundraising goal and take home something extra special.

Come together with friends, family, and community members to celebrate, enjoy great music, food, & beer, and support causes that matter. Your presence and generosity can make a significant impact. Let’s make Melissa’s 40th birthday a memorable event for all the right reasons!

Tickets and Donations: Suggested entry donation $20 per person. Let’s make a difference together at the 40-4-40 Fundraiser!

Visit the Facebook Event Page to learn more.


Can’t make it to the event? You can still contribute by making a donation online at https://gofund.me/dfcfcdde

We are also having a Meet & Greet with all 4 organizations on Wednesday, June 26 from 5-8 pm during our Artimer Market including a pet adoption event. Stop by for a fun community night!


Ruff Start Rescue
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Back Channel Brewing Co.
4787 Shoreline Drive, Spring Park, MN 55384
Spring Park, MN 55384 US
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Ruff Start Rescue