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WineFest No. 18 featured artwork. 'Bacchus,' by Luis Burgos.

Calendar of events | Winter-Spring 2013

Diamond Awards

January 24, 2013
Target Field, Minneapolis

This star-studded baseball charity event includes a televised awards dinner featuring current and former Minnesota Twins, rare baseball memorabilia at a silent auction, and much more. Proceeds support the University of Minnesota’s innovative research and patient care in ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease), ataxia, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, and Parkinson’s disease.

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Red Hot Soirée

April 6, 2013
The Depot, Minneapolis

Attend this gala event to benefit the Lillehei Heart Institute at the University of Minnesota and raise awareness about cardiovascular disease research.

For more information, contact Maureen McDonough at 651-303-9036 or or visit

Goldy’s Run

April 13, 2013
TCF Bank Stadium, University of Minnesota

Join thousands of runners as they weave through campus and along the Mississippi River, with a spectacular finish on the TCF Bank Stadium football field—all to support University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital.

For more information visit or contact Nick Engbloom at 612-626-8429 or

WineFest No. 18—A Toast to Children’s Health

May 10-11, 2013
The Depot, Minneapolis

Enjoy this two-day fete featuring Spain’s award-winning Vibrant Rioja wines, gourmet fare, one-of-a-kind auction lots, and rousing entertainment. The celebration starts Friday with the Grand Tasting, which offers signature menu selections from top Twin Cities’ restaurants and more than 400 wines for sampling. Saturday’s Fine Wine Dinner begins with a champagne reception and silent auction. Proceeds benefit University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital, which proudly claims many world firsts in pediatric medicine.

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For more information, visit or contact Nick Engbloom at 612-626-8429 or

Champions for Children Golf Tournament

June 10, 2013
Windsong Farm Golf Club, Independence, Minn.

Hosted by Minnesota Viking John Sullivan, this annual event includes 18 holes of golf, a cart, lunch, oncourse food and beverages, a deluxe player gift package, and dinner. Your foursome will be joined by a celebrity golfer.

For more information, contact Nick Engbloom at 612-626-8429 or

Golf Classic “Fore” Diabetes Research

June 17, 2013
Town and Country Club, St. Paul, Minn.

This annual benefit supports diabetes research at the University of Minnesota and includes morning and afternoon rounds, a live auction, and lunch and dinner programs.

For more information, contact Katie Mae Pritchard at 612-625-5682 or

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