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Karen’s Hope Ataxia Benefit reaches a new milestone

The ninth annual Karen’s Hope Ataxia Benefit, held June 14 at the Oak Marsh Golf Course in Oakdale, Minnesota, raised $35,200 for the Bob Allison Ataxia Research Center at the University of Minnesota. Longtime supporter Connie Bakken contributed an additional $25,000 through the Whitney ARCEE Foundation, bringing the event’s nine-year total to more than $500,000.

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