June 2011 Charitable Registry


Kolar Toyota ALS

Walleye Tournament
BENEFITTING: The ALS Association
DESCRIPTION: Benefit for The ALS Association, Minnesota Chapter. The event begins Friday night with an opening reception and an opportunity to hear from celebrities (and a brief rules meeting). The fishing competition begins Saturday morning.
CONTACT: Sandy Judge at 612-672-0484 or sandy@alsmn.orgalsmn.org


Kolya Toyota ALS Walleye Tournament

BENEFITTING: The ALS Association
DESCRIPTION: Benefit for The ALS Association, Minnesota Chapter. The event begins Friday night with an opening reception and an opportunity to hear from celebrities (and a brief rules meeting). The fishing competition begins Saturday morning.
CONTACT: Sandy Judge at 612-672-0484 or sandy@alsmn.orgkolartoyotawalleye.com


Knicker Open

WHERE: Tartan Park Golf Course
BENEFITTING: Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities
DESCRIPTION: Join us for a wonderful day of golf at Tartan Park. Day begins with a shotgun start at noon and event includes lunch, cart, golf, silent auction, dinner, awards and program! Don’t forget to wear your favorite knickers!
CONTACT: Nicole Kersting at 612-435-1916 or nkersting@boysandgirls.orgknickeropen.org


Tee One For Hope

WHERE: Stonebrooke Golf Club
BENEFITTING: Saints Healthcare Foundation
DESCRIPTION: As the Title Sponsor, Rahr Malting, Co. proudly presents the Saints Healthcare Foundation Charity Golf Tournament “Tee One for Hope,” which will be held at Stonebrooke Golf Club in Shakopee with a 9 a.m. shotgun start followed by a barbecue lunch buffet and more.
CONTACT: Joan Fawcett at 952-428-4653 or joan.fawcett@allina.comsaintshealthcarefoundation.org


Bike MS: C.H. Robinson Worldwide MS 150 Ride

BENEFITTING: National Multiple Sclerosis Society
DESCRIPTION: A two-day, 150-mile ride to raise funds to help create a world free of MS. The biggest two-day bike ride in Minnesota‚ the C.H. Robinson Worldwide MS 150 takes cyclists from Proctor, near Duluth, to the Twin Cities, with an overnight in Hinckley.
CONTACT: Pete Bonk at 800-582-5296 or bikeMS@mssociety.orgbikeMSminnesota.org


Tapemark Charity Pro-Am

WHERE: Southview Country Club
BENEFITTING: Agencies who serve Minnesotans with learning and developmental disabilities
DESCRIPTION: Minnesota’s greatest golf event! 40th Annual 3-day tournament featuring 60 randomly drawn four-man teams (1 pro and 3 ams) competing in a two-best ball event over the challenging layout of Southview Country Club.
CONTACT: Jammi Hansen Blair at 651-238-2519 or jammihb@tapemarkgolf.orgtapemarkgolf.org


2010 Annual Luncheon

WHERE: Midland Hills Country Club
BENEFITTING: People Incorporated Mental Health Services
DESCRIPTION: Tony and Grammy Award-winning Broadway singer Jennifer Holliday will be the guest entertainer at the 2010 Annual Luncheon of People Incorporated Mental Health Services on Friday, June 11, 2010.
CONTACT: Stacia Goodman at 612-381-0601 or sgoodman@portagemarketing.compeopleincorporated.com


Walk For Wishes

WHERE: Normandale Lake Park
BENEFITTING: Make A Wish Foundation of Minnesota
DESCRIPTION: The Wish Ball Gala event is the Foundation’s annual black-tie gala, which includes unique silent/live auctions, gourmet cuisine, live entertainment, and dancing. 900+ attendees.
CONTACT: Jean Carlson at 612-767-2764 or jcarlson@wishmn.orgwishmn.org


Gala in the Gardens

WHERE: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
BENEFITTING: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Foundation
DESCRIPTION: Gala in the Gardens, the premier party of the summer, is set in the beautiful gardens of the Arboretum. Enjoy outdoor reception and al fresco dining, music, and live auction. Reserve at arboretum.umn.edu/gala.aspx or 952 443 1400, ext. 7046.
CONTACT: Thom Dreeze at 952-443-1425 or dreez001@umn.eduarboretum.umn.edu


Golf Classic “fore” Diabetes Research

WHERE: Town & Country Club
BENEFITTING: Schulze Diabetes Institute, University of Minnesota
DESCRIPTION: A day of golf to benefit diabetes research at the University of Minnesota’s Schulze Diabetes Institute. This event includes a dinner, program, and live auction.
CONTACT: Valerie Petermann at 612-624-4444 or v.petermann@mmf.umn.edummf.umn.edu/events/golfclassic


30th Annual Golf Classic

BENEFITTING: Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation
DESCRIPTION: This long-running, highly successful tournament is for the pure golfer. There are no gimmicks and no delay of play. It is guaranteed to be a fantastic day on an exclusive course! Join us in our mission to create a world without heart disease.
CONTACT: Toni Knorr at 612-863-3844 or tknorr@mhif.orgmplsheart.org


FORE! Fraser Benefit Golf Classic

WHERE: Brackett’s Crossing Golf Club
DESCRIPTION: Spend a Monday afternoon on the golf course supporting Fraser services. Golfers will enjoy 18 holes of golf, buffet lunch and sit-down dinner, and a chance to win great prizes, including $10,000 in the hole-in-one contest!
CONTACT: Rose Rosario at 612-798-8343 or roser@fraser.orgfraser.org/calendar



40th Year Community Celebration

BENEFITTING: The Bridge for Youth
DESCRIPTION: A free, family-friendly barbeque celebrating 40 years of service to youth and families in crisis in our community.
CONTACT: Sandra Weise at 612-805-8570 or s.weise@bridgeforyouth.orgbridgeforyouth.org/Main_Events.html


Time to Fly Walk/Run

WHERE: Harriet Island
DESCRIPTION: A benefit for Children’s Cancer Research Fund. The 8th annual family event features a 5K walk/run, 10K run, and Kids’ Fun Run at Harriet Island Regional Park in St. Paul. Festivities include individual and team competitions, live music, and family entertainment.
BENEFITTING: Children’s Cancer Research Fund
CONTACT: ccrftimetofly.com


International Hearing Foundation Golf Classic

WHERE: Crystal Lake Golf Club
BENEFITTING: International Hearing Foundation
DESCRIPTION: The 19th Annual IHF Golf Classic is the major fundraising event for IHF, supporting our mission to increase public awareness of hearing, speech, and language impairments, including education and research programs.
CONTACT: Treva Paparella at 612-339-2120 or trp-mmp@prodigy.netmattblair.com/ev_calendar.html


HMS HOST / Airport Foundation MSP Golf Tournament

WHERE: Prestwick Golf Club
BENEFITTING: HMS HOST & Airport Foundation MSP
DESCRIPTION: Our 12th annual golf tournament, held mid-June 2011, brings the broader aviation community together for a day of great golf and an evening of fabulous food, awards, and silent auction items. Proceeds support our Travelers Assistance program.
CONTACT: Linda Quammen at 612-467-0661 or linda.quammen@mspmac.orgairportfoundation.org


Twin Cities Start! Heart Walk

WHERE: Twins Target Field
BENEFITTING: American Heart/Stroke Association
DESCRIPTION: Join this premier community event, celebrate living active, and help raise funds to fight heart diseaes and stroke.
CONTACT: Kim Friend at 952-835-3300 or kim.friend@heart.orgtwincitiesheartwalk.org


Tour De Vail 10

WHERE: Lake Calhoun
DESCRIPTION: Roll and Stroll around Lake Calhoun to raise money, awareness, and hope for people with mental illness. Two hours at the lake followed by food, entertainment, and prizes at nearby Minneapolis Vail Place. Anyone can participate! Everyone can help!
CONTACT: Stefano LoVerso at 952-938-9622 or sloverso@vailplace.orgvailplace.org


Lung Walk & 5K Run

WHERE: Como Park
BENEFITTING: American Lung Association
DESCRIPTION: The American Lung Association can give you 35 million reasons why we need to fight lung disease and make an impact. More than 35 million Americans currently have chronic lung disease. Join the Fight For Air and register for the the Lung Walk.
CONTACT: Maura Studer at 651-223-9561 or maura.studer@lungmn.orglungwalk.org


Songs from the Heart

BENEFITTING: Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus
DESCRIPTION: It’s not too late to reserve your spot for the social event of the season! Festivities begin at 6 p.m. with a social hour, cash bar, and silent auction followed by dinner, live auction, and a performance by the Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus.
CONTACT: tcgmc.org


2011 Golf Classic

WHERE: The Refuge Golf Course
BENEFITTING: Wishes & More
DESCRIPTION: Come out to the beautiful Refuge Golf Course in Oak Grove for a fun day of golf. Either play your own ball or scramble style. Food, fun, games, prizes – get together a foursome of your friends or clients to help raise funds for our wish granting organization.
CONTACT: Mary Putnam at 763-502-1500 or mary.putnam@wishesandmore.orgwishesandmore.org


Whole Heart Golf Tournament

WHERE: Indian Hills Golf Club
DESCRIPTION: Join us for the Tenth Annual Whole Heart Golf Tournament to support the premier camp in the Midwest for children with heart disease. Come to spend the day on the golf course playing in the four-person scramble tournament or join us in the evening for dinner.
CONTACT: Sara Meslow at 651-351-9185 or info@campodayin.orgcampodayin.org


Putt for the Pink Golf Tournament

BENEFITTING: Hope Chest for Breast Cancer
DESCRIPTION: Enjoy an inspiring, fun-filled day of golfing, great food, entertainment, contests and prizes. Can’t golf? Get tips from the pros in our golf clinic (short game, long game and putting!), or come to the Putt for the Pink Party for dinner, entertainment, and more.
CONTACT: Renee Stark at 952-471-8700 or rstark@hopechest.us hopechest.us


Grand Family Ball 2011

WHERE: The Children’s Museum
BENEFITTING: The Minnesota Children’s Museum’s Access Program
CONTACT: Adam Breiniger at 651-225-6055 or abreiniger@mcm.orgmcm.org/events-and-happenings/grand-family-ball/