Peoples Bank Strengthens Commitment to College Education With $52,500 Endowment

Golden Rams Soccer Players Earn All-American Honors

Student Art Sale, Dec. 11 - 14

Photography Faculty Exhibit at Concordia: Crossing Borders Nov. 29 – Dec. 14

Free Screening of Nationally-Acclaimed Documentary Miss Representation Nov. 27

Join Anoka-Ramsey for Free, Festive Holiday Concert, Dec. 11 or 14

Minnesota Potters: Sharing the Fire Continues with Documentary, Traveling Exhibit, Workshops

College Covers Application Fee Nov. 12-16

Author Kathryn Kysar to Discuss Her Book Pretend the World Nov. 14

College Receives New Arts Grant to Produce Documentary on Ceramics Master, Warren MacKenzie

Annual College Scholarship Fundraising Event Nets $23,000

House of Blue Leaves Nov. 2 – 10 Hilarious

Anoka-Ramsey Soccer Teams Heading to Nationals, Districts

Cambridge Hospital Foundation Donates $25,000 for Nursing Scholarships at Cambridge Campus

Cambridge Campus Faculty Named Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Visiting Fellow

College Hosts Information Days, Oct. 18 - 19

Local, Political Candidates Invited to Discuss Environment at College Oct. 16 and 17

Cast Announced for Fall Play

Rotary Donates $2,000 to Cambridge Campus Scholarships

New Full-Time Faculty Welcomed at College

Author Diane Wilson at College. Oct. 10

New Board Members Elected to Coon Rapids Campus Foundation

College’s Cambridge Campus Foundation Announces Four New Board Members

Coon Rapids Campus Transfer Fairs Sept 20 - 26

Cambridge Campus Transfer Fairs Sept 17 - 20

MN Supreme Court Justice Tomljanovich Speaks at College Sept 10

Public Invited to Support Education at Prairie Home Delights, Sept. 28

College/Cambridge Metals and Plastics Receive $290,144 MJSP Grant

Share Love of Singing: Join Community Choir

Annual College Scholarship Fundraising Event Nets $23,000

October 24, 2012

The numbers are in. The Anoka-Ramsey Community College Coon Rapids Campus Foundation’s annual Prairie Home Delights event in late-September raised 20% more scholarship funds than last year, with a total of more than $23,000.

The foundation’s Executive Director Marc Johnson credits the efforts of the foundation board members and the event committee for the successful evening and the $4000 increase over last year’s $19,200. 

“I just want to thank everyone who took part in the preparation of this event,” says Johnson. “So much effort goes into this event, businesses offer sponsorships and people donate their time or baskets for auction. While a good time is had by all who attend, the real winners are the students who need this assistance to continue to pursue their education.”

For the first time in several years, this year’s event was hosted at the college’s Coon Rapids Campus. Catering was provided by Taher Catering, known for their elegant affairs. Kowalski’s Markets donated the cheese course, and Big Marina Grill, Chez Arnaud, Eli’s East, Mort’s Delicatessen and Taher donated an array of desserts.

For more information about scholarship fundraisers at Anoka-Ramsey Community College, visit

Prairie Home Delights 2012(from left) Anoka-Ramsey Community College President, Dr. Jessica Stumpf and Coon Rapids Campus Foundation board members, Patrick McVary, Mindy Kveton, Tony Palumbo and Stacy McVary were among the more than 130 supporters who attended the college’s annual Prairie Home Delights fundraiser for student scholarship which raised a record-breaking $23,000 this year.