Exclusive Events for the MPR President’s Circle, Leadership Circle and Legacy Society

In appreciation of your generous support, we’ve planned these special events designed to bring you closer to the people and programming you love. Depending on your level of commitment, we’ve got just the event for you—we hope you can attend!


In Conversation with Chris Farrell

Chris Farrell

Thursday, May 28 - 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. CDT

via Zoom (details available upon registration)

MPR’s Legacy Society presents Chris Farrell, Senior Economics Contributor at Marketplace, and Sonja Greenwaldt, J.D., MPR’s Planned Giving Director, in a conversation about the recent legislative changes and how they impact retirement planning, estate planning and charitable giving. They’ll also talk about how the current economic crisis is affecting intergenerational relationships and what it will take to reopen the economy.

Q&A opportunity provided at the conclusion of the program.


Meet the MPR President

Duchesne Drew

Thursday, June 4 - 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. CDT

via Zoom (details available upon registration)

Minnesota Public Radio welcomes President’s Circle members to join MPR News host, Tom Crann, to talk with Duchesne Drew, MPR’s new President, about his experience and vision for leading a public media organization in these unprecedented times.

RSVP by Monday, June 1 to RSVP@mpr.org or call us at 651-290-1145


Behind the Mic: Classical MPR and Call to Mind

Wednesday, June 10 - 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. CDT

via Zoom (details available upon registration)

Minnesota Public Radio welcomes Leadership Circle and Legacy Society members to join Brad Althoff of Classical MPR and Babette Apland of Call to Mind for a conversation about the intersection between classical music and mental wellbeing. You’ll get a behind-the-scenes look at how we’re reaching new audiences through this collaboration, and we’ll share some of the new programming that both teams have created to better serve our community during the COVID-19 pandemic, when an increasing number of people are struggling to manage their mental health and anxiety.

Q&A opportunity provided at the conclusion of the program.

RSVP by Friday, June 5 to RSVP@mpr.org or call us at 651-290-1145


For questions about any of these events, or if you need help with Zoom, please contact rsvp@mpr.org or call us at 651-290-1145.

 We’re so grateful for your generous support of MPR. None of this would be possible without you! From the bottom of our hearts—thank you.