Party Hearty - OurLeader at the RNC
Medtronic RNC party draws 1,600
Tuesday, September 2, 2008 - 11:06 AM CDT | Modified: Tuesday, September 2, 2008 - 12:32 PM
About 90 percent of party-goers were associated with the delegation or other political officials, he said. However, top Medtronic corporate officials, including CEO WIlliam Hawkins, were on hand. University of Minnesota President Bob Bruininks also was in attendance.
Medtronic transformed its headquarters into a party venue for the event, serving drinks from a large bar made entirely out of ice and setting up stages featuring live entertainment both inside the building and in the courtyard.
Gov. Tim Pawlenty made an appearance, giving a short stump speech for John McCain.