August 2010 Charitable Registry


Tom Scheueman Memorial Golf Classic

WHERE: Stillwater Country Club
BENEFITTING: Salvation Army / Young Life of Stillwater
DESCRIPTION: Register by July 31 for this best-ball team golf event. Lunch precedes Noon tee time. Individual registration includes 2 tickets for a cruise and dinner on the beautiful St. Croix River (thanks to St. Croix Boat and Packet Co.).
CONTACT: Tony Scheuerman at 651-303-5055 or


The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Golf Tournament

WHERE: Minnesota Valley Country Club
BENEFITTING: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
DESCRIPTION: A golf tournament to benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. There are foursomes available, as well as hole sponsorship opportunities.
CONTACT: Vickie Shaw at 763-852-3305 or


Table Talk

WHERE: Town and Country Club
BENEFITTING: Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
DESCRIPTION: Table Talk features a woman of note at each table over lunch. This year’s Master of Ceremonies will be Don Shelby, WCCO. This special gathering Is like no other in the Twin Cities bringing together a dynamic and diverse group of women.
CONTACT: Cindy Schweizer at 651-220-6176 or


Miracle Treat Day

WHERE: Dairy Queen
BENEFITTING: Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare
DESCRIPTION: Buy a DQ Blizzard, help a child at Gillette! On August 5, participating Dairy Queens throughout Minnesota will donate a portion of Blizzard treat proceeds to Gillette. To find a location, visit
CONTACT: Cate Pardo at 651-229-1764 or


Scramble For Smiles

WHERE: Majestic Oaks Signature Golf Course
BENEFITTING: Smile Network International
DESCRIPTION: The Scramble for Smiles Charity Golf Tournament at Majestic Oaks will benefit Smile Network. Entry is $125 and includes 18 holes of golf with cart, driving range, on-course games, prizes, silent auction, steak dinner and much more.
CONTACT: Gina Valentini at 612-377-1800 or



WHERE: Macy’s
BENEFITTING: Children’s Cancer Research Fund
DESCRIPTION: A portion of ticket proceeds benefit Children’s Cancer Research Fund. Macy’s celebrates the fall fashion season with the hottest new looks, world-class entertainment and a fabulous post-party.


Fore Paws Golf Tournament

WHERE: French Lake Golf Course
BENEFITTING: Helping Paws, Inc.
DESCRIPTION: A two-person team-alternating shot-9 hole golf tournament. Proceeds support the mission of Helping Paws to further the independence of individuals with physical disabilities through the use of service dogs.
CONTACT: Pam Anderson at 952-988-9359 x12 or


Pig in a Putt 13th Annual Golf Tournament

WHERE: The Wilds Golf Club
BENEFITTING: LifeSkills Center for Leadership
Famous Dave’s of America, Inc.
DESCRIPTION: The Pig in a Putt Golf Tournament benefits the LifeSkills Center for Leadership, founded by ‘Famous Dave’ Anderson. Its mission is to educate young adults on the importance of authenticity, lifelong learning, and community responsibility.
CONTACT: Becky Tarbox at 952-294-1346 or


Brew at the Zoo

WHERE: Minnesota Zoo
DESCRIPTION: Raise your glass to conservation and join us for the second annual suds-sipping safari Brew at the Zoo. Enjoy a wide variety of domestic/microbrews, appetizers and live music. Proceeds benefit the Zoo’s conservation efforts.
CONTACT: Judy Thompson at 952-431-9257 or



Animal Adoption Day

WHERE: Petco
BENEFITTING: Second Chance Animal Rescue
DESCRIPTION: A variety of lovable dogs, cats, puppies and kittens will be available for adoption from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. All animals are spayed or neutered, FeLV & FIV or heartworm negative and vaccinated. Please help give an animal a Second Chance at life.
CONTACT: Nancy Minion at 651-771-5662 or


Walk for Mental Health

WHERE: Lake Harriet Bandshell
BENEFITTING: Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE)
DESCRIPTION: Join SAVE as we come together for a three-mile walk to raise awareness about mental illness and educate the community about suicide prevention at this annual event. Books, t-shirts, snacks and other items will be available for sale.
CONTACT: 952-946-7998 or


Family Fun Day

WHERE: Camp Tanadoona
BENEFITTING: Camp Fire USA Minnesota Council
DESCRIPTION: Enjoy a morning of fun for the whole family as you support the youth of Camp Fire. We’ll have a delicious pancake breakfast and lots of great camp activities. Camp Tanadoona is conveniently located in the Southwest suburbs, not far from I-494. $5 tickets.
CONTACT: 612-285-6255 or


Ride MS: Motorcycle Tour 2010

BENEFITTING: National Multiple Sclerosis Society
DESCRIPTION: Ride MS: Motorcycle Tour begins on a scenic journey into western Wisconsin. Riders overnight in Black River Falls and travel to Red Wing, Minn., for a grand finish. Enjoy camaraderie with fellow motorcyclists while raising awareness.
CONTACT: Whitney Wilsey at 800-582-5296 or


Mini Grand Prix

WHERE: Stockholm Motorsports Park
BENEFITTING: Arthritis Foundation
DESCRIPTION: This one-day race event brings together teams from local communities and businesses to race miniature indy-style care through a twisting course. After a full day of racing, it will conclude with a pig roast party featuring awards and a silent auction.
CONTACT: Debbie Sales-Maysack at 651-229-5373 or


PD Day at the Ballpark

WHERE: Target Field
BENEFITTING: Parkinson Association of MN
DESCRIPTION: Twins vs. Oakland A’s 1:10PM Tickets are $24 each. Go to our website to order.
CONTACT: Jill Breczinski at 763-545-1272 or


On the Move Luncheon

WHERE: The Depot
BENEFITTING: National Multiple Sclerosis Society
DESCRIPTION: On the Move is a benefit luncheon hosted by people dedicated to ending multiple sclerosis. This year’s event features a silent and live auction and keynote speaker Jourdan Urbach, a violin virtuoso, graduate of Julliard.
CONTACT: Rachel Hughes at 612-335-7965 or


Rock the Boat 3

WHERE: Padelford River Boats
BENEFITTING: Saint Paul Public Schools Music & Art Programs
CONTACT: Mark Gehring at 507-304-2939 or


ARTigras 2010

WHERE: Mayo Park behind Mayo Civic Center
BENEFITTING: The Rochester Arts Council
DESCRIPTION: Rochester’s Second Annual Arts Festival! Activities include a juried ARTiVillage, ARTiKids with Steamroller Art, a rocking ARTiSTage featuring professional performers, food, fun and more! Check website for times and details.
CONTACT: Bari Amadio at 507-424-0811 or


Walk to Defeat ALS – Fargo/Moorhead

WHERE: Lindenwood Park
BENEFITTING: The ALS Association
DESCRIPTION: This is a 2 mile handicap accessible walk. The Walk to Defeat ALS brings people together, educates them about ALS. Participants collect donations and pledges and can walk as an individual or as part of a team. Register online or the day of the walk.
CONTACT: Kristina Hedberg at 612-672-0484 or


2010 Annual Summer Celebration

BENEFITTING: Emergency Foodshelf Network
DESCRIPTION: Beginning at 5:30 pm, the 2010 Annual Celebration will commemorate all of the accomplishments over the past year. The evening will include a fun-filled night of musical entertainment, delicious food, thirst quenching drinks, and a unique silent auction.
CONTACT: Ted Evans at 763-450-3869 or


Tiger Tracks 5K & Kids’ Run

WHERE: Minnesota Zoo
DESCRIPTION: Lace up your shoes and make tracks to the Minnesota Zoo. This wild run will start at the Puma Park and weave into the Zoo and out around the Northern Trail. Proceeds from the run help support the Zoo’s conservation efforts.
CONTACT: Judy Thompson at 952-431-9257 or


Mats on a Mission – PERU

WHERE: Cusco, Peru
BENEFITTING: Smile Network International
DESCRIPTION: Mats on a Mission is a unique medical mission/yoga retreat that offers the opportunity to witness the impact of giving and integrate that experience into your life through the practices of yoga.
CONTACT: Gina Valentini at 612-377-1800 or


ROCKIN’ ROLL – Ride To Change a Child’s Life

WHERE: Begins in Minneapolis
BENEFITTING: Smile Network International
DESCRIPTION: Rev up your engines, rock on and ride along on this charity motorcycle run to benefit Smile Network International! Event includes admission and bike parking at State Fair.
CONTACT: Gina Valentini at 612-377-1800 or


Operation Backpack

WHERE: Twin Cities metro area – various drop locations
BENEFITTING: Volunteers of America of Minnesota
DESCRIPTION: From August 2-23 Volunteers of America of MN will be collecting new backpacks filled with age-appropriate school supplies that low-income students need to back to school, but simply cannot afford. Various drop locations will be located throughout the Twin Cities.
CONTACT: Kristin Cook at 952-945-4039 or



BENEFITTING: Community Emergency Service
DESCRIPTION: Community Emergency Service is seeking volunteers to help renovate its facilities so it can serve community members more effectively and efficiently. Currently, the nonprofit operates a food shelf, Meals on Wheels program, rent and utility assistance, and more.
CONTACT: Lynn Peterson at 612-870-1125 or