Celebrate Inver 2018 | Passport to Inver

Celebrate Inver 2017
Celebrate Inver 2017

Passport to Inver • April 19 , 2018, at 5:30 p.m. • Southview Country Club

Celebrate Inver, an annual fundraising event at Inver Hills Community College, brings together alumni, community leaders, business and corporate partners, faculty, staff and distinguished guests in support of Inver Hills students. Proceeds from the event sustain the work of the Inver Hills Foundation, which helps students stay in school and graduate with less debt.

This year’s Celebrate Inver has the theme, Passport to Inver: Your Future, Your World. The event takes place Thursday, April 19, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. at Southview Country Club in West St. Paul, Minnesota. The evening begins with a social hour and silent auction. Silent auction donations are welcome. Please let us know of great and fun ideas from local businesses, activities, restaurants and attractions. A special dinner will be served to all guests at hosted and numbered tables. A program, live auction and heads-or-tails fun will complete the event.


Sponsorship spotlight: Platinum Bank

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Platinum Bank, located in Oakdale, Minnesota, is an International Presenting Sponsor of Celebrate Inver 2018, donating $5,000 in support of Inver Hills students. Platinum Bank was also a Celebrate Inver Presenting Sponsor in 2016 and 2017.

As president of Platinum Bank, Dave Faust understands the importance of partnerships between the business community and higher education.
“Platinum Bank’s Vision Statement is to Provide the Means to a Dream,” Dave said. “Entrepreneurs all have dreams about building great companies that enrich the lives of their clients and employees. We view the work of Inver as very similar to ours. The school is providing individuals the means to their own dreams. Companies are only as good as their people and education is the pathway to realizing those dreams.”

Dave Faust speaking at Celebrate Inver 2017
Dave Faust speaking at Celebrate Inver 2017

More about Platinum Bank

Platinum Bank provides the means to a dream for growth-oriented businesses located in the greater Twin Cities area and western Wisconsin. The Platinum Bank Standard is the difference between a banker who says,” yes” or “no,” and a banker who understands entrepreneur hours and asks, “How about this?” It is our privilege to take care of businesses, their owners, executives and families. The entrepreneurial spirit is in our DNA, reflected in our creative and timely decision-making.

Platinum Bank core values:
  • Integrity
  • Loyalty
  • Hospitality
  • Discernment
  • Excellence
  • Commitment

Courtesy of Platinum Bank

WHAT: Celebrate Inver 2018
Passport to Inver: Your Future, Your World

WHEN: Thursday, April 19 , 2018
5:30 p.m.

Southview Country Club
239 Mendota Road East
West St. Paul, MN 55118

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For more event photos, visit Celebrate Inver 2017 on Flickr.

Sponsorship Information

The Inver Hills Foundation invites you to consider joining our grand list of sponsors for Celebrate Inver 2018. Thank you to the following businesses, organizations and individuals for their support.

International Presenting Sponsor

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Continental Sponsors
National Sponsors
Community Sponsors

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Contributing Sponsors

Gregory S. Miller
Hiller Commercial Floors

Print Sponsors

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To learn more about Celebrate Inver 2018 and the Inver Hills Foundation, contact:

Gail Morrison
Executive Director
Chris Hinrichs
Foundation Development Associate
Michelle Boe, JD
Interim Executive Foundation Director (beginning January 10, 2018)

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