February 2011 Charitable Registry


Blackwoods Blizzard Tour

BENEFITTING: The ALS Association
DESCRIPTION: Benefit for The ALS Association, Minnesota Chapter. The Black Woods Blizzard Tour starts with a send-off reception in Proctor on Wednesday. Snowmobilers depart Thursday for Lake Vermilion, on Friday morning, they take their sleds along the scenic North
CONTACT: Sandy Judge at 612-672-0484 or sandy@alsmn.orgblackwoodsblizzardtour.com


National Wear Red Day

WHERE: Everywhere
BENEFITTING: American Heart/Stroke Association
DESCRIPTION: On one day what you wear can save lives. Join us and Wear Red to show your support and raise awareness for heart disease — the No. 1 killer of women.
CONTACT: Barbara Ducharme at 952-835-3300 or barbara.ducharme@heart.orgGoRedForWomen.org


Vintages of Note

WHERE: Graves 601
BENEFITTING: WAMSO’s music education programs
DESCRIPTION: An evening of fine wine! Held at the graves.
CONTACT: wamso@mnorch.orgwamso.org/events.html


Have a Heart Benefit

WHERE: Varsity Theater
BENEFITTING: Children with heart disease
Camp Odayin
DESCRIPTION: Join us to celebrate the tenth birthday of the premier camp in the Midwest for children with heart disease. This annual fundraiser is always fresh and fun and promises inspiring campers, a fantastic silent auction and a party you don’t want to miss!
CONTACT: Sara Meslow at 651-351-9185 or info@campodayin.orgcampodayin.org


MS Sno Rally Snowmobile Tour

WHERE: Lakewoods Resort
BENEFITTING: National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Minnesota Chapter
DESCRIPTION: The MS Sno Rally is a three-day snowmobile tour to help end multiple sclerosis.
CONTACT: Allison Wagner at 800-582-5296 or specialevents@mssociety.org msSnoRally.com


Fight For Air Stair Climb

WHERE: Accenture Tower
BENEFITTING: American Lung Association
DESCRIPTION: Don’t Walk. Don’t Run – CLIMB! Individuals & teams race, run or walk up the 660 steps to reach the top of the Accenture Tower. Create a team of friends, family or co-workers and compete together.
CONTACT: Maura Studer at 651-223-9561 or maura.studer@lungmn.orgfightforair.org


2011 Valentine Ball

WHERE: Minneapolis Marriott City Center
BENEFITTING: Wishes & More
DESCRIPTION: An elegant evening of dinner, dancing, entertainment, live and silent auctions. Our biggest fundraising event of the year. A great event for a wonderful cause, to raise funds for our wish granting, memorials and scholarships program.
CONTACT: Mary Putnam at 763-502-1500 or mary.putnam@wishesandmore.orgwishesandmore.org


Angelica Favorite Songs of 30 years CD Release Concert

WHERE: Bloomington Center for the Arts Schneider Theater
BENEFITTING: Angelica Cantanti Youth Choirs
DESCRIPTION: The Angelica Cantanti Youth Choirs are celebrating 30 Years of inspiring and teaching young people the rewarding and lifelong skill of choral singing. Join us as we celebrate by releasing our favorite songs of the past 30 years on a new CD.
CONTACT: Audrey Riddle at 952-563-8572 or angelicayouthchoirs@gmail.comangelicacantanti.org


Goodwill Bridal Showcase

BENEFITTING: Goodwill/Easter Seals Minnesota
CONTACT: Julie Fjellman at 651-379-5934 or jfjellman@goodwilleasterseals.orggoodwilleasterseals.org


Twin Cities Go Red For Women Luncheon

WHERE: Heart disease in women
BENEFITTING: Ameircan Heart/Stroke Association
DESCRIPTION: Join us in celebration of women’s heart health.
CONTACT: Alicia Gordon at 952-835-3300 or alicia.gordon@heart.orgGoRedForWomen.org


Climb For A Cure

BENEFITTING: Cystic Fibrosis
DESCRIPTION: The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is proud to announce its 30th year of going vertical to defeat cystic fibrosis. Help us make CF stand for Cure Found by recruiting your friends, family, colleagues and neighbors to join us at the Climb for a Cure.
CONTACT: Kara Schlosser at 651-631-3290 or KSchlosser@cff.orgcff.org


Power of the Purse

DESCRIPTION: Power of the Purse attendees will hear an amazing keynote speaker, enjoy a delicious brunch and have fun shopping for purses during the silent auction — all to support the programs and services of FamilyMeans.
CONTACT: Jennifer Kovacich at 651-789-4017 or jkovacich@familymeans.orgfamilymeans.org


2011 Dakota County Star Quilters Exhibtion Opening & Silent Auction

WHERE: Lawshe Memorial Museum
BENEFITTING: Dakota County Historical Society
DESCRIPTION: A perennial favorite of quilters and crafters, the 16th Annual Star Quilters Show will feature more than 150 new quilts. Some quilts will be available for sale and a silent auction featuring unique quilts and other items will be held.
CONTACT: Chad Roberts at 651-552-7548 or chad.roberts@co.dakota.mn.usdakotahistory.org