FinePrint October 10, 2013


Speak Up! Silent Auction Items Needed

By Laura Michaels, Franchise Times Corp.

Deadline for donations is October 18. We’re less than a month away from the 2013 MMPA Excellence Awards Gala, and while this year set a record for entries, the silent auction still needs your help. Not only is the gala’s silent auction MMPA’s largest fundraising event of year, it also adds another element of fun and intrigue to the evening. Plus, by donating to the auction, you invest in the…

Design: Nan Hildebrandt

More Reasons to Register for the Gala

The most exciting night in publishing is November 7. As crisp Minnesota mornings reappear, fall is definitely in the air, and that means the Excellence Awards Gala is just around the corner. Judging has wrapped up, and those companies that have won Excellence Awards for 2013 have been notified, though no one will find out exactly who won which award until the night of the event. This year’s 17th…

Register Today for Freelancers’ Q & A

October 23 features expertise of veteran writers, designers. Register online at for MMPA’s October Education Series event: Freelancers’ Q & A. Whether you find yourself in the freelance arena by choice or by chance, join MMPA—and writers Renee Valois, John Toren, and Greg Breining, and graphic designer Mary Brozic—on October 23 at 8:30 a.m. for a freelancers’ roundtable. Pick the…

Upcoming Events

October 23, 2013

Education Series: Freelancers’ Q&A

November 7, 2013

Excellence Awards Gala