The conference was held in Finlayson.
He started in when when he was nearing his 100th birthday.
The program cited financial hardships and uncertainties caused by COVID-19.
The owners woke up to a smash-and-grab robbery on Christmas Day.
This is the second time a kettle filled with cash has been stolen in the metro this year.
The duo stole a red kettle from Cub Foods in Blaine.
It's one of the biggest donations in Twin Cities history.