The public is invited to Greater Mankato Area United Way’s 2020 Campaign Kickoff in St. Peter from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 22 at Gustavus Alumni Hall, featuring local speakers and live music.

The event is free and open to the public.

Social hour begins at 6 p.m., with a cash bar, hosted appetizers and live music by The Snaps. A program will begin at 7 p.m., featuring South Elementary Principal Doreen Oelke, Greater Mankato Area United Way CEO Barb Kaus, Gustavus President Rebecca Bergman, and Comedian/Motivational Speaker Shannan Paul.