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Champions for Children Celebrity Golf Classic (Photo: Kristie Anderson)

Calendar of events: Summer-Fall 2013

Champions for Children Celebrity Golf Classic

Monday, June 17
Windsong Farm Golf Club, Independence, Minn.

Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan will host this fifth annual event, which supports an Adopt A Room at University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital in the blood and marrow transplant unit. The event has raised more than $450,000 for University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital since its inception.

Visit or contact Nicholas Engbloom at 612-626-8429 or

Golf Classic “fore” Diabetes Research

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

This tournament benefits the cure-focused research under way at the University of Minnesota Schulze Diabetes Institute. It includes morning and afternoon rounds, a live auction, and lunch and dinner programs. Join in the fun while supporting a tournament that has raised nearly $5 million for diabetes research in its history. Register now. Contact Katie Mae Pritchard at 612-625-5682 or

Time to Fly

Saturday, June 22
Harriet Island Regional Park, St. Paul, Minn.

Children’s Cancer Research Fund’s athletic fundraising event includes chip-timed 10K and 5K runs, as well as a 5K walk and a kids’ fun run. High-energy music, activities, and contests provided by Radio Disney AM 1440 will keep kids and adults alike entertained throughout the day. Proceeds support University of Minnesota research into lifesaving therapies and cures for childhood cancer.


Rein in Sarcoma

Monday, July 22
Cafesjian’s Carousel and Como Park Visitor Center, St. Paul, Minn.

This annual event, hosted by the Karen Wyckoff Rein in Sarcoma Foundation, benefits sarcoma research at the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota. Join us as we celebrate the 13th anniversary of this event with a magical evening of music, entertainment, and family fun.


University of Minnesota Medica l School Alumni Celebration

Thursday-Saturday, September 19-21
McNamara Alumni Center
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

All Medical School alumni, scholarship donors and recipients, and those celebrating class reunions (1948, 1953, 1958, 1963, 1973, 1983, 1988, 1993, and 2003 graduates) are invited to reunite with friends, learn about the latest in medical education, and see what’s new at the Medical School. Invitations will be mailed in August.

Visit or contact Katrina Roth at or 612-625-0336.

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