July 2009 Charitable Registry


July 6

Helping Hands for Kids Golf Tournament

A benefit for the Washburn Center for Children. Golf with Tim “Lumpy” Herron and raise money to benefit children! Tim will present a clinic the morning of the event and will be available throughout the tournament. Washburn Center for Children has been helping children be more successful at home, in school and in our community for 125 years. Medina Golf and Country Club. Contact Lisa at 612-872-3357 or ltimmersman@washburn.org. • www.washburn.org

July 10

Treasured Chests Golf Tournament

Raising awareness and funds for breast cancer research and education in Minnesota. Golfing FORE T-Chests include 18-hole green fees, cart, apparel, dinner, gifts/prizes at the awards ceremony and more. Winner of the hole-in-one contest wins a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. Minnesota Golf Cards, two-for-one prices, available. Chomonix Golf Course, Lino Lakes. Contact Kelly at 651-246-1133 or kelly@treasuredchests.org. • www.treasuredchests.org

July 11

Arts of the Garden

A benefit for Minnetonka Center for the Arts. Join us for “Architecture, Art, Landscape” when three senior designers from SALA Architects examine different attitudes about connecting the home to the landscape, acknowledging that the biggest garden “ornament” is often the most overlooked — the house. Wayzata. Contact Bruce at 951-473-7361 ext. 12 or bcamp@minnetonkaarts.org. • www.minnetonkaarts.org

July 11

Life Time Fitness Triathlon

A benefit for Fraser services. Come to Lake Nokomis to cheer on Chef Vincent Francoual’s team in the Lifetime Fitness Triathlon. Chef Vincent’s team is geared at athletes of all abilities who race in support of Fraser. After the race, talk with some of the athletes on the team about special opportunities Chef Vincent provides. Minneapolis. Contact Rose at 612-798-8343 or roser@fraser.org. • www.fraser.org

July 14

Hope Classic Golf Tournament

A benefit for Hope For The City, serving people in need in Minnesota and beyond. Enjoy a day on the course at the beautiful Legends Golf Club in Prior Lake. Help by sponsoring a hole at this year’s tournament or donating an item to the silent auction. Contact Brenda at 952-897-7799 or register@hopeforthecity.net. • www.hopeforthecity.net

July 17

Lightning Run

A benefit for Shultze Diabetes Institute at the University of Minnesota. Bikers rally against diabetes during the 10th annual Lightning Run, a two-day event featuring a kick-off party July 17 (live music, a silent auction, and food and product vendors), and on July 18 an Observation Run, parade through St. Paul (led by the St. Paul Police Motors Unit), bike show, and live auction. A $5 raffle ticket will bring you one step closer to winning a 2009 H-D Street Glide. Contact Valerie at 612-625-1440 or v.petermann@mmf.umn.edu. • www.lightningrun.com

July 18

Animal Adoption Day

A benefit for Second Chance Animal Rescue. Lovable cats, kittens, dogs and puppies will be available for adoption at Petco in Roseville (north of Highway 36 off Fairview Avenue). All animals are spayed or neutered, vaccinated, heartworm or FeLV/FIV checked, and dewormed. The adoption fee includes a free ID tag and vet exam. Help save a life. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Contact Nancy at 651-771-5662 or www.secondchancerescue.org.

July 19

MOCA’s Anniversary Gala & Auction

A benefit for the Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance. This year, MOCA is celebrating 10 years of success. Join us as we celebrate the past and look foward to the future. The evening will include speaker Karen Orloff Kaplan, CEO of Ovarian Cancer National Alliance, a dinner, a fabulous raffle and a silent/live auction. Lakeville. Contact Constance at 612-822-0500 or cwhite@mnovarian.org. • www.mnovarian.org

July 20

Lundborg Oncology Golf Classic

A benefit for the Lundborg Cancer Library/Cancer Care Center at Regions Hospital. The on-site library offers cancer resources for patients, their families, staff, and the community. Dinner, prizes, silent auction. Lunch – 11 a.m., shotgun start noon. Golfers: $175. St. Paul. Contact Angela at 651-254-2376 or angela.k.kingsley@healthpartners.com. • www.regionshospital.com

July 20

Molly Cade Memorial Golf Tournament

A benefit for the Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance. This year MOCA is celebrating a decade of success at the Molly Cade Memorial Golf Tournament. 7 a.m. or 11 a.m. start. Scramble format. Entrance fee includes tournament, golf goodies, plus dinner at the Sunday, July 19 Anniversary Gala and Auction. Lakeville. Contact Constance at 612-822-0500 or cwhite@mnovarian.org. • www.mnovarian.org

July 22

Life Time Fitness Torchlight 5K

Help kick off the Aquatennial Torchlight Parade. A portion of the proceeds go to KS95 for Kids benefiting Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare & Children’s Cancer Research Fund. The Life Time Fitness Torchlight 5K is a fun family event that happens in downtown Minneapolis in front of thousands of spectators. The race begins at the Basilica at 7:30 p.m. and ends at the Nicollet Island Pavilion with a post-race party. www.lifetimefitness.com/events/torchlight-run

July 22

Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Golf Tournament

Proceeds to benefit the Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program of Minnesota. Cost: $85/person prior to July 1, $100 after. Four-man best ball. Registration and silent auction open at 10:15 a.m. Shotgun start at 11:30 a.m. Dinner and auction immediately following. St. James Golf Course. Contact Jody at 507-995-9031 or jody.becker@gmail.com. • http://sitesandsigns.golfdetails.com

July 25

Book Art Biennial

Book Art Biennial illustrates the Minnesota Center for Book Art’s (MCBA) role as a national leader in the study and practice of contemporary book arts. Enjoy a keynote presentation, panel discussions exploring art as an agent of social change and activism, and the presentation of the first international MCBA Prize. Minneapolis. Contact Dorothy at 612-215-2520 or mcba@mnbookarts.org. • www.mnbookarts.org

July 25

The MOST Amazing Race

A benefit for the Salvation Army’s Bed and Bread Club. Teams of two race throughout Minneapolis via Metro Transit completing mental and physical challenges all for a grand prize of $5,000, courtesy of Wells Fargo. Register June 1 – July 25 online. Space is limited. Contact Julie at 651-746-3499 or Julie.Orlando@usc.salvationarmy.org. • www.thesalarmy.org/race

July 25

Tour de Vail 8 – Roll & Stroll

A benefit for Vail Place, transforming the lives of people with mental illness through recovery-oriented community support services. Roll & Stroll around Lake Calhoun to raise money, awareness, and hope for people with mental illness. Two hours at the lake followed by food, entertainment, games, and prizes at nearby Minneapolis Vail Place (100-year-old mansion). Anyone can participate, everyone can help, all of us will benefit. Contact Greg at 952-938-9622 ext. 25 or gheaton-hill@vailplace.org. • www.vailplace.org

July 25-26

Go Sailing for Leukemia in Lake City

10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Lake City Marina. Sailboat rides: $15 per adult; $10 per child. www.LLS.org/mn.

July 26-31

Bike MS: Star Tribune TRAM Ride

A benefit for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Minnesota Chapter. The Ride Across Minnesota celebrates its 20th annual ride in 2009. Enjoy the five best days of cycling Minnesota has to offer. Ride border-to-border, visiting Ortonville, Montevideo, Redwood Falls, St. Peter, New Prague and Welch Village. Contact Aaron at 1-800-582-5296 or bikeMS@mssociety.org. •  www.bikeMSminnesota.org

July 27

Parkinson Association of Minnesota Golf Tournament

A benefit for the Respite Care Grant Program of the Parkinson Association of Minnesota. Golf 18 holes at the Minnesota Valley Country Club during the seventh annual PAM Golf Tournament. $200/golfer includes greens fees, cart, contests, driving range, womens’ clinic, lunch, dinner, and gifts. Contact Jill at 763-545-1272 or info@parkinsonmn.org. • www.parkinsonmn.org

July 27

United Hospital Golf Classic

A benefit for the Peter J. King Emergency Care Center at United Hospital. The day begins with driving, range, lunch, 18 holes of golf, contests, and a raffle, and ends with an award reception and prizes to the winning foursomes. Participants will receive a guest gift bag. Sponsorship opportunities available. White Bear Yacht Club. Contact Cindy at 651-241-8027 or Cindy.Early@allina.com. • www.unitedhospital.com/unitedfoundation

July 30

To Her Health!

A wine dinner to benefit women’s heart health research and education. Gather your friends and join us for an evening of wine tasting, a silent auction, and Dr. Scott Sharkey as the guest speaker. Spill the Wine, Minneapolis. Contact Toni at 612-863-3844 or tknorr@mhif.org. • www.mplsheart.org

July 30

Tubman’s Annual Wing Ding

A benefit for Tubman, an organization helping women, children, and families struggling with relationship violence, substance abuse and mental health issues. Join us from 5-9 p.m. at the Minneapolis Depot for a family-friendly mix and mingle. Enjoy chicken wings and dessert prepared by more than 25 local restaurants. Tickets $25/advance or $35/door. Contact Amanda at 612-767-6684 or aschroder@tubman.orgwww.wingdingfling.com

July 31

Treasured Chests: The Gala, Voyage III

A benefit to raise funds for breast cancer awareness, prevention, and research in Minnesota. A two-hour runway show at Epic Event Center will include ballet, opera, and performances by the National Karate Team and The Limns, former State Fair Talent Show winners! Plus a silent auction, themed baskets for raffle, live auctioneer, and a pink champagne toast to those we love or miss. Contact Kelly at 651-246-1133 or kelly@treasuredchests.org. • www.treasuredchests.org