Celebrate Rise gala Oct. 11

The public is invited to attend Celebrate Rise!, an awards and fund-raising gala, presented by Premier Sponsor Pentair and Rise, Inc. It will be held Thursday, Oct. 11, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at International Market Square in downtown Minneapolis.

Hosted by WCCO TV news reporter/anchor Jason DeRusha, it will be a festive evening with dinner catered by D’Amico, music by treVeld, an art sale and much more.

Rise’s 2012 Champions of the Mission, Rise’ing Stars and community partners will also be recognized.

Proceeds will help fund programs that support more than 4,000 people with disabilities and other challenges to employment, affordable housing, community integration and reliable transportation.

For registration information, call Beth at 763-783-2822, e-mail her at [email protected] or go to www.rise.org.