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RIS Has New Office Space!

Central Ave and Onondaga ST

Rein In Sarcoma is thrilled to announce, we have professional office space! A very generous community member, has donated 635 square feet inside of a secure office building in Fridley, MN. This office space supports the RIS development plan and helps transition Rein In Sarcoma to new leadership structure. With a sarcoma community advocate on our side, we have longevity in the space and a great working relationship in process.

The lay out is two parallel rectangular rooms. The first room easily hosts a conference table for meeting, project, and event planning space. The other room is secure, will hold files, print materials, desks, white boards, and phone. It boasts ample onsite parking, is accessible, and only a few minutes’ drive from I-694 and Central Avenue.

Want to support the move?
Donate time and come and paint with us! On Friday, November 17th from 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., and Saturday, November 18th from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. we will gather at 7401 Central Avenue NE, Fridley 55432. Wear painting clothes, and if possible, bring drop cloths and a paint roller frame. We will have trays, paint, rolls for roller frames, edging tape, and edging brushes. Please let us know if you are able to come. RSVP at calhounris@gmail.com or 651-341-4150. If you can't paint but want to support with snacks and supplies, let us know.

Help us envision a wish list for the space - donate chairs, help transport a donated conference table. A coffee pot and mugs are on the way from NY! We will hold an open house at a later date. We're excited to make the new office space our own and appreciate the time and support from you, family, and friends!

New Office Space - Fridley

Room in new office space

Walser Subaru’s “Share the Love” Benefits RIS

Walser Subaru Share the Love image
Rein In Sarcoma is proud to be a Walser Subaru local charity partner for 2017. The Walser Subaru dealership in Burnsville, MN are strong advocates in the work to support and improve outcomes for sarcoma patients. From November 21, 2017 – January 2, 2018 they will support raising awareness of sarcoma cancers, and raising funds for research to find cures with a charitable campaign called “Share the Love”.

When purchasing a new Subaru during the campaign, a buyer can designate $250 to a charity partner. Funds raised on behalf of RIS go to advance our mission of education, patient and family support and research. In addition to the Share the Love event and hosting RIS educational displays at the dealership, Walser Subaru and its Executive Manager, Jeff Holmquist, have been the Presenting Sponsor of the RIS Party in the Park the past three years. Jeff’s first wife passed away from sarcoma. Read Lora’s sarcoma story.Read More

Volunteer Spotlight – Frank Miske

Frank at the RIS Golf Challenge

Frank and Patrice at the RIS Golf Challenge

For our volunteer spotlight of the month we would like to recognize Frank Miske III.

As Vice President of Custom Business Forms (CBF), Frank has helped us advance and promote our mission by providing exceptional printing services that we couldn’t do without—most of our brochures, flyers, posters and annual reports come from Custom Business Forms.

In addition to his contributions through CBF, Frank also volunteers in the Marketing and PR Committee and enjoys participating in silent auctions at our events, striving to raise as many funds as possible to help us reach our mission.

Frank expresses his drive for Rein in Sarcoma:
“I work for organizations that need a helping hand, and that make me feel needed.”

Frank has been a friend of the Wyckoffs’ for over 20 years and an invaluable member of Rein in Sarcoma for over six years. With this recognition, we thank Frank Miske III for his support and service.

Recent and Upcoming Events

RIS Medical Advisory Board

The Rein in Sarcoma Medical Advisory Board is composed of doctors and researchers from the University of Minnesota, Mayo Clinic, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota and Regions Hospital (HealthPartners). A light dinner will be served (6;00 pm)  and a conference call available at 7;00 pm.

RIS Financial Development Committee

This committee manages and leads RIS Fundraising Efforts. Chairperson: Tom Boardman For information about serving on this committee please contact RIS President, Pete Wyckoff at 651-486-9114

RIS PR/Marketing Committee

Join us to get the word out about Rein in Sarcoma! Looking for: writers, graphic designers, PR specialists, photographers, videographers, marketers, website (WordPress) and social media “experts”.  This is a great committee. Join and find what you can contribute!  Chairperson: Val Lopez   ,

RIS Board Meeting

Rein in Sarcoma Board Meeting Wells Fargo Plaza – Enter off of Southtown Drive (2nd floor of Parking lot), 7900 Xerxes Ave S, Bloomington, MN 55431 Enter from the west side of the tall (22 story) office tower. – We will be using the second Floor conference room

Give to the Max Day

See more Give to the Max information and our progress towards our $20000 goal.

RIS Development Committee

This committee manages and leads RIS Fundraising Efforts. Chairperson: Tom Boardman For information about serving on this committee please contact RIS President, Pete Wyckoff at 651-486-9114

Sunflowers by Ron Eggert

Rein In Sarcoma Remembers – Fall Gathering

This Gathering is a free event for the whole family and friends. It is hosted by Rein in Sarcoma’s Patient and Family Support Committee. This free event aims to provide a sense of community, where you will be among friends with a shared experience and who are united in support for one another. This Gathering […]