Community Events

The 6th Annual ProGrowth Bank “On My Honor” Sporting Clay Classic

Mark your calendars!  The 6th Annual ProGrowth Bank “On My Honor” Sporting Clay Classic will take place on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at the Caribou Gun Club.  We will be sending out additional information at a later date.  Looking forward to seeing you there!

Please contact Ray Brauer for more details.  507-387-0295 or

Pumpkin Pi Run

Pumpkin Pi Run
Saturday, November 19, 2022
Mount Kato Parking Lot
9 am

$25 early bird rate

It’s the 2nd Annual Pumpkin Pi Run!

Come out to support Twin Valley Council at the 2nd Annual Pumpkin Pi Family Fun Run!  The race will take place along the beautiful Red Jacket Trail and Indian Lake Road.

Along the route, you can look forward to Scouting Surprises!  Maybe you’ll have a S’more, build a fire, tie a knot – who knows!  But Scouting Surprises await those who wish to stop, otherwise you can keep going to the finish line!

Open to youth and adults; runners, joggers, walkers – we’ll even take those in strollers!  Cost for this event is $25 per person if registered by November 4, 2022.  After that date cost is $35.

Your fee includes a shirt, custom race bib and finisher’s medal.

This event is in partnership with YWCA’s Girls on the Run!

Many thanks to Profinium for being this years event sponsor.

Questions please contact Jennifer Echevarria at 507-387-0294 or email

Adult Indoor Pinewood Derby Drag Race

Adult Indoor Pinewood Derby Drag Race
Thursday, February 23, 2023
Mankato Brewery
Fundraising per Team

The first annual Adult Pinewood Derby will be held on Thursday, February 23, 2023, at the Mankato Brewery (1119 Center Street) in North Mankato, MN.  

Team captains will be provided a Pinewood Derby Car and weights.  They will build a car to race against other competitors.  After November 1, 2022, you will be a special on-line donation site.  Each team captain is asked to solicit pledges from businesses, friends, family, associates, etc. with a goal to raise at least $500 for the local Scouting program.

Each team captain will provide their own “pit crew” of 2 or 3 people.  Captain and crew will be provided food and beverages at the event.  There will also be a silent auction and voting for best car design ($1 a vote).

Winners in both categories of Speed and Design will receive
     1st Place – Trophy and $250
     2nd Place – Trophy
     3rd Place – Trophy

There will be a Team Captain meeting on Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at the Wow!Zone beginning at 5:30pm.  Food and drinks will be provided.  At this meeting we will distribute the Pinewood Derby cars, weights, go over the rules for the event and give necessary information to begin soliciting sponsorships  Please no early sponsorships (before November 1, 2022) due to the United Way Campaign.

Questions please contact Ray Brauer at 507-387-3123 or

Pinewood Race Team Captain Flyer