July 2010 Charitable Registry


Lupus Golf Classic

WHERE: StoneRidge Golf Club
BENEFITTING: Lupus Foundation of Minnesota
DESCRIPTION: Join us for the 12th Annual Lupus Golf Classic. Proceeds from this annual fundraising event go entirely to fund lupus research. Look forward to a fun-filled day of golf, great dinner, course games, and dinner program.
CONTACT: Sara Otto at 952-746-5151 or sotto@lupusmn.orglupusmn.org


Lifetime Fitness Triathlon

WHERE: Lake Nokomis
DESCRIPTION: Come to Lake Nokomis to cheer on Chef Vincent Francoual’s Team in the Lifetime Fitness Triathlon. Chef Vincent’s team is geared to athletes of all abilities who race to support of Fraser.
CONTACT: Rose Rosario at 612-798-8343 or roser@fraser.orgfraser.org/calendar


Struthers Parkinson’s Golf and Bridge Challenge

WHERE: Minikahda Club
BENEFITTING: Park Nicollet Foundation
DESCRIPTION: A benefit to support Parkinson’s disease care, research, and education.
CONTACT: Darla Hildebrandt at 952-993-5844 or Darla.Hildebrandt@parknicollet.com. • parknicollet.com/foundation/Events/par


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 a.m. to 2 p.m. 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 nminion@juno.com secondchancerescue.org


Bright Gardens for Fraser Tour

WHERE: Various gardens in metro area
DESCRIPTION: Private homeowners in the metro area invite you to experience their breathtaking gardens. On the tour, enjoy art by local artists, raffle prizes, and several garden experts. There is a wide variety of gardens and something for everyone who attends.
CONTACT: Rose Rosario at 612-798-8343 or roser@fraser.orgfraser.org/calendar


Lobster by the Lake

WHERE: White Bear Lake (TBD)
BENEFITTING: Children’s Hospital Association’s Mahtomedi Guild
DESCRIPTION: Lobster by the Lake is an annual event on the beautiful shores of White Bear Lake. Come and enjoy a full course lobster dinner prepared on-site. After dinner, dance under the stars to the sounds of Crossroads.
CONTACT: Cindy Schweizer at 651-220-6176 or cindy.schweizer@childrensmn.orgcha-stpaul.org


St. Croix Garden Tour

WHERE: Stillwater area gardens
DESCRIPTION: Explore the St. Croix Garden Tour on July 17 and 18 to view impressive gardens throughout the St. Croix Valley and into Mahtomedi.
CONTACT: Jennifer Kovacich at 651-789-4017 or jkovacich@familymeans.orgfamilymeans.org


Molly Cade Memorial Golf Tournament

WHERE: Brackett’s Crossing Country Club
BENEFITTING: Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance
DESCRIPTION: In ten years, Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Aliiance (MOCA) has awarded more than $2.5 million for ovarian cancer research in Minnesota, thanks in part to the success of the Molly Cade Memorial Golf Tournament.
CONTACT: Constance White at 612-822-0500 or cwhite@mnovarian.orgmnovarian.org


65 Roses Golf Classic

WHERE: Legends Golf Course
BENEFITTING: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
DESCRIPTION: Some people give at the office, but you will give on the course during this two best-ball (individual net score) format tournament. Along with a great day of golf, dinner, many special activities, raffle events, and giveaways are planned.
CONTACT: Gena Hughes at 651-631-3290 or ghughes@cff.orgcff.org


Union Depot Redux: Back on Track

WHERE: Union Depot – Christos
BENEFITTING: Preservation Alliance of Minnesota
DESCRIPTION: Support the revitalization of the Union Depot with the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota. Appetizers, live music, silent auction and tours of the Depot will be the highlight of the evening. All proceeds with benefit the Preservation Alliance.
CONTACT: Bonnie McDonald at 651-293-9047 or bmcdonald@mnpreservation.orgmnpreservation.org


Twin Cities 25 Finest

WHERE: The Varsity Theater
BENEFITTING: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
DESCRIPTION: The Twin Cities 25 is a brand new event and honoree award for up-and-coming young professionals, 24 to 39 years of age, who are socially active community members and who have proven achievement in the business world here in the Twin Cities.
CONTACT: Patrick Kirby at 651-631-3290 or Pkirby@cff.orgcff.org


Por los Ninos Gala 2010

WHERE: The Depot
BENEFITTING: Fundacion para la Asistencia de la Ninez Abandonada (FANA) orphanage, Bogota, Colombia
Friends of FANA, MN
DESCRIPTION: Join Friends of FANA, MN at The Depot for a evening of fun, family, friends, and inspiration! Proceeds from the social and silent and live auction, dinner, and program featuring the work at FANA help to provide critically needed resources for the children.
CONTACT: info@friendsoffanaminnesota.orgfriendsoffanaminnesota.org/golfsocialma


The MOST Amazing Race

BENEFITTING: The Salvation Army’s Bed & Bread Club
DESCRIPTION: Two-person teams race throughout Minneapolis via Metro Transit completing mental and physical challenges all for a Grand Prize of $5,000 courtesy of Wells Fargo. Learn more and register online.
CONTACT: Julie Orlando at 651-746-3499 or Julie.Orlando@usc.salvationarmy.orgthesalarmy.org/race


Bike MS: Star Tribune TRAM Ride 2010

WHERE: Central Lakes Region, border to border
BENEFITTING: National Multiple Sclerosis Society
DESCRIPTION: Star Tribune TRAM Ride takes cyclists on one large loop through the Central Lakes region of Minnesota. Hand-picked roads, beautiful campsites, Midwest cookin’ and homegrown entertainment are just some of the things that have made this the ultimate Minnesota tour.
CONTACT: Aaron Briner at 800-582-5296 or bikeMS@mssociety.orgbikemsminnesota.org


United Hospital Golf Classic

WHERE: White Bear Yacht Club
BENEFITTING: United Hospital Foundation
DESCRIPTION: Celebrating 20 years as an exceptional amateur golf event. Event begins at 11 a.m. with driving range, lunch, golf, course contests, raffle, prizes and award reception. Gift bag to all participants. Sponsorship opportunities available.
CONTACT: Cindy Early at 651-241-8027 or Cindy.Early@allina.comunitedhospital.com/unitedfoundation


Paul Adelman Children With Disabilities Golf Classic & Paul’s Party

WHERE: Oak Ridge Country Club
BENEFITTING: Paul Adelman Children with Disabilities Endowment Fund
DESCRIPTION: Golf Classic: 11 a.m. – noon check-in, box lunch and fun events; 12:30 p.m. shotgun start. Paul’s Party: 5-8 p.m. – heavy hors d’oeurves, silent and live auctions, wine sale & fun! All in an effort to raise money to support programs for children with disabilities.
CONTACT: Sheila Johnson at 612-708-0591 or sheila@pauladelmanendowmentfund.compauladelmanendowmentfund.com


8th Annual Parkinson Assn. of MN Golf Tournament

WHERE: Minnesota Valley Country Club
BENEFITTING: Parkinson Association of Minnesota
DESCRIPTION: 18 holes of golf to raise funds for our Respite Care Grant Program. Includes: greens fees, cart, driving range, contests, silent auction, lunch, dinner & gifts.
CONTACT: Jill Breczinski at 763-545-1272 or info@parkinsonmn.orgparkinsonmn.org


Bowling for Backpacks

WHERE: Park Tavern
BENEFITTING: Volunteers of America of Minnesota
DESCRIPTION: On Tuesday, July 27, from 5-8 p.m., teams of 5-10 bowlers who have raised sponsorship dollars will bowl, dance in the lanes, and have a little fun outside of the office.
CONTACT: Kristin Cook at 952-945-4039 or kcook@voamn.orgvoamn.org


Toast & Taste in the Gardens

WHERE: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
BENEFITTING: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Foundation
DESCRIPTION: Toast & Taste in the Gardens, July 29, 6-9 p.m. features fresh, local and green. Tasty, fresh cuisine from more than 20 local, independent restaurants. Great Minnesota and regional wines. Plus more in the spectacular gardens.
CONTACT: Thom Dreeze at 952-443-1425 or dreez001@umn.eduarboretum.umn.edu/toastandtaste.aspx


Circus Juventas Big Top

WHERE: 1270 Montreal Ave, St. Paul
BENEFITTING: Circus Juventas
CONTACT: at 651-699-8229 or circusjuventas.org


Wine Tasting at the Shorewood

WHERE: The Shorewood
BENEFITTING: Wishes & More
DESCRIPTION: A night of wine tasting, hors’doeuvres, & silent auction. Come experience the newly remodeled Shorewood & help raise funds for this outstanding children’s charity organization. We grant wishes to children who are terminally ill or battling a life threatening diseases.
CONTACT: Mary Putnam at 763-502-1500 or mary.putnam@wishesandmore.orgwishesandmore.org



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 lpeterson@cesmn.org