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SARCOMA AWARENESS MONTH!

Minnesota Governor, Tim Walz has proclaimed July 2021 – Sarcoma Awareness Month. See the full proclamation.

Sarcomas cancers are rare and often aggressive cancers that attack the body’s connective tissues or bones. It is often diagnosed too late for proper treatment. Sarcoma is the third most common form of cancer in children and young adults.

Rein in Sarcoma’s mission is to raise awareness and educate the public and the medical profession about sarcoma cancers, as well as fund research to find a cure. This is in collaboration with Children’s Hospitals and Clinics Minnesota, Mayo Clinic, University of Minnesota, Regions Hospital and HealthPartners.

Be sure to check out Rein in Sarcoma’s social media posts throughout July and share them to help raise awareness of sarcoma cancer. See the links to our other social media sites in the footer of this web page.

Register for Party in the Parking Lot!

2021 Party in the Park(ing) Lot

The big day is just around the corner! Join us on Saturday, July 24 for Party in the Park(ing) Lot at the Mann Champlin 14 Theater in Champlin, Minnesota. The free event will include community activities, sarcoma resources, and a drive-in movie. Registration is required, as space for the drive-in move is limited. And if you can’t attend, consider donating

Timeline for the night:

6:30 p.m. to Dusk Silent auction and community activities: balloon artist, ring toss, caricature artist, and more… 

8:45 p.m. Event program

9:00-10:30 p.m. Family-friendly drive-in movie (current release)

We need your help!

Silent Auction

Items for our silent action are desperately needed. While any donations are welcome, a few ideas include: 

  • Fitness Equipment, especially the bike industry – think Peloton
  • Furniture and home décor
  • Home improvement and contractors services
  • Landscaping and yard care services
  • Garden centers and suppliers
  • Appliance stores
  • Game stores and game companies (fun family night basket theme idea)
  • Grocery industry and stores
  • Liquor industry and stores
  • Pet industry

Find more information about how to donate to the silent auction.

Volunteers Needed!

We’re looking for volunteers for the day of the event, including set up, tear down, and assisting with the activities. Find more information and sign up.

A Great Day for Golf! The 2021 Fifth Annual Sarcoma Cancer Research Golf Classic

We had an incredible day with 34 foursomes at Edinburgh, USA for the Fifth Annual Sarcoma Cancer Research Golf Classic on June 8! The golfers competed in a scramble format and braved the heat to help raise money for sarcoma research. The time together could not have been better!

Players also outbid each other for fine wines and fantastic foursomes in our silent auction. In all, over $60,000 was raised through this event.

We are thankful for our generous sponsors, especially the strong support of our diamond sponsor, Legacy Wealth, of Woodbury, MN. Our thanks to Development Committee Chair, Tom Boardman for managing a fantastic event, and all the golfers and volunteers who made the event a great success.

Please join us in 2022 – date and location TBD!

View photos from the day:

 

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