Thursday, July 4, 2019
7:00 – 10:30 PM
Stillwater Public Library

The Stillwater Library’s rooftop terrace is an awesome place to celebrate the 4th of July.   Join in the fun as a sponsor, an attendee, or both. Your support makes this event a huge success and raises valuable funds for our beautiful library.

Consider a Sponsorship:

  • Support the library!
  • Promote your business or honor a loved one
  • Sponsorship levels and packages from $100 – $15,000

Attend Light a Spark:

  • Adults $50 (Adult tickets are $10 tax-deductible)
  • Teens & Children 6 years and older $25
  • Children 5 years and under FREE

Contact the Foundation at or at 651.504.2350 with any questions about 2019 sponsorships or tickets.

2019 Highlights

Our 2019 celebration will include:

Small Bites By:

Wine Provided By:

Swirl Wine Club, Shop & Bar

Beer Provided By:

2018 Sponsors

Shooting Star

Huelsmann Foundation in memory of Dick Huelsmann

Sky Rocket

Roman Candle

Ahola, Mack & Associates, LTD.

Anastasi Jellum, P.A.

Jon and Ann Whitcomb, Metro East Commercial Real Estate Inc.

Park Dental St. Croix Valley


  • Nancy Haugen, in honor of Irmy and Myron Haugen
  • Suzanne and Bob Horning
  • Curt and Suzanne Hudak
  • The Lentz Family, in honor of John Steele Lentz, Jr. Happy 75th Birthday! Thank you for passing on your love of reading and learning down through the generations! 
  • Fred Rengel and Pamela Koetz
  • Dan and Donna Scott
  • Steve and Ann Wolff

Bottle Rocket

Anne Anderson, Edina Realty

Foley Kalseim & Company LTD.

Friends of the Stillwater Public Library

Lakeview Hospital and Stillwater Medical Group

Rivertown Inn

Carol Stabenow,SASH, in honor of Nancy Haugen

Southill Dental, in honor of our patients

Valley Bookseller

  • Pauline and Tylor Allison
  • Pat and Heinrich Bantli
  • Doug Blanke
  • Kirk and Carla Dahl
  • Mark and Jan Debe
  • Debra and Dave Dziuk, In memory of Curtis Swanson
  • Linda Long
  • Cherie Perlmutter
  • Dr. and Mrs. Ken Quickel
  • Terry Trautman and David Hanson
  • Ronald C. Wilson


16 Wins, Dan Gustafson

First State Bank and Trust

MidWestOne Bank

MJ Contract Appliance, Inc.

River Market Community Co-op

Rivertown Animal Hospital

Scheel’s Catering

DJ and Linda Raduenz, Stillwater Motors, In memory of Frank, Pat and Jim Raduenz

  • Bryce and Emily Binstadt
  • Pat and Warren Bovee, In memory of Searle R. Sandeen
  • Steve and Nancy Brady
  • Wendell and Sue Fletcher
  • Dr. and Mrs. H. George Golden
  • Ned and Eileen Gordon
  • Craig and Karen Hansen
  • Paula and Doug Hemer
  • Dave and Paige Hoyle
  • James Kalb and Lynne LeTart
  • Britta and Brad Levenhagen
  • Darlene Maley, Lori Anderson, and Harlen Anderson
  • Roger and Boni Neeser
  • Kerry and Todd Nimmo
  • Ruth Ranum, In memory of Karl Ranum
  • Phyllis Seim
  • Ed and Anne Simonet
  • Sue Steinwall
  • Patrick and Jane Thiele
  • Kathy and Tom Thueson
  • Mark and Mary Troendle



Cedar Pet Clinic Lake Elmo

Todd Hansen and Eric Hansen, Fresh Start Builders

Lake Elmo Bank

The Oral Surgery Center

The Sporting Art of William Ersland

  • Anonymous – 2
  • John Baird
  • Jessie Buys
  • Spike and Kat Carlsen
  • Jesse and Marylyn Chapman
  • Mary Croft
  • Jane Dickinson, In memory of Paxton Harvieux
  • Mark Dunlap
  • William and Catherine Englund
  • Jan and Tom Evensen
  • Nancy and Robert Goodman
  • Larry Kennedy
  • David Linquist, In memory of Mabel Linquist
  • Bob and Tubby Lohmer
  • Sylvia McCallister
  • Timothy Old and Morgan Clifford
  • Lora M. Neumeier
  • Mary and Matt Richie
  • Bill and Paula Snyder
  • Carlos and Nancy Taylor, In honor of Ann Wolff
  • Roberta Thompson
  • Orlan and Rita Youngren