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build an outdoor
performance facility
for the
New Prague area

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Our goal is to raise at least $1,000,000 dollars to fund construction of an outdoor performance facility in New Prague.

The intermediate goals are to raise:

  • $500,000 by the end of 2023,

  • an additional $250,000 by the end of 2024

  • an additional $250,000 by the end of 2025


Any funds raised above our goal will be used for improvements to the building and site.

A 501(c)(3) tax-exempt foundation – The Forward New Prague Foundation – is prepared to handle donations.  More specific donation information will be coming soon.  In the mean time, you can mail your donations to the PO box listed below. 

Click here to see our full fundraising proposal

  • $100,000 Den & Sandy Gardner (Gardner & Gardner Communications)

  • $75,000 Dr. Mike & Kay Wilcox

  • $75,000 MinnWest Bank-New Prague

  • $50,000 Brusseau Investments/Lisa & Shannon Brusseau

  • $30,000 Palmer & Sue Welcome/Palmer Welcome Auto (includes donation of $20,000 vehicle)

  • $25,000 New Prague Chamber of Commerce

  • $25,000 New Prague Fire Relief Association

  • $15,000 Bevcomm

  • $10,000 Jerry & Mary Walerius

  • $5,000 appropriated by the New Prague Park Board.

  • $1,000 Sarah & Simon Kallal/Second Swing

  • $1,000 Veseli Lions

  • Support from 20+ individuals/companies/organizations ($ amount TBD)


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Thank you for your donation!

The POPS committee is selling t-Shirts to promote and raise funds for POPS!


Arts and activities enthusiasts: For just $25 (plus $7 shipping and handling if you want it sent to you) you can help support the POPS Committee and its efforts to  build an outdoor performance venue by purchasing a POPS t-shirt. Wear it with pride as we promote efforts for this community, privately-financed outdoor stage. 


Use the form on the left below to order a t-shirt that gets shipped to you. 


Use the form on the right below to order a t-shirt that you will pick up from Den.

Contact Den Gardner, chair of the POPS Committee, for more information or arrange to pickup your t-shirt.  E-mail Den at:; or phone him at 612-325-3981.

Order a t-shirt to be mailed to you.

 $25 (plus $7 shipping and handling)



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