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First RIS Golf Challenge – Coming August 25

Deer Run Golf Club Rainbow

Deer Run Golf Club

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Attention All Golfers!

Rein in Sarcoma will be hosting its first charity golf challenge Friday, August 25th at the beautiful Deer Run Golf Club in Victoria, Minnesota. All proceeds will benefit Rein in Sarcoma’s mission of Education, Patient & Family Support, and Funding Sarcoma Cancer Research.

Located in the western suburbs of the Twin Cities, Deer Run has been voted "Best Public Golf Course in Minnesota". Deer Run’s fairways flow through the rolling landscape and scenic hills. See an aerial tour of Deer Run.

So, clean up your clubs and put your team of four together to play a scramble format on a beautiful course for a great cause. Lunch and Steak dinner are included, as well as games on the course with prizes and awards following dinner.

See more information about the RIS Golf Challenge including registration and sponsorship opportunities, or call Paul Giel Jr. at 612-618-4841 with questions.

Attention Golfers!

RIS will be hosting our first annual Charity Golf Challenge. The event will be held at beautiful Deer Run Golf Club in Victoria MN. On Friday, August 25th to support and raise funds for Rein In Sarcoma.

Teams of four will play a scramble format. So clean up your clubs and put a winning team together to benefit RIS for a day of awesome golf and fellowship. The Charity Golf Challenge is fast approaching, so don’t miss out on some old school golf with good friends for a great cause. Lunch and Steak dinner are included as well as games on the course with prizes and awards following dinner.

Find tournament details and register as an individual or foursome. Various sponsorship opportunities are also available.

If you have questions please call Paul Giel Jr. at 612-618-4841

Look forward to seeing you at Deer Run!

Sarcoma Advocacy Organizations Meet in Chicago

SARC Meeting

Friday, June 2nd was an interesting and invigorating day for Rein in Sarcoma Board Members, Dr. Larry Seymour, Sue Wyckoff and Pete Wyckoff. In the morning, we attended the SARC meeting. Sarcoma Alliance for Research through Collaboration (SARC) is a group of doctors and researchers who are working to provide a collaborative infrastructure to make progress in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of Sarcoma. We heard speeches on topics including two on using Genomic information in sarcoma treatment. There was also a section on Resources for Investigators. Finally, there were reports on five clinical trials that are being run by SARC. About 300 doctors and researchers from around the world attended, including several of our Minnesota doctors.

RIS Board member, Larry Seymour, MD, reflected on the meeting: “Among other things (i.e., interesting papers) the need for pooling information and developing data banks came across loudly. It was a good meeting, and hopefully the start of a truly national sarcoma organization. During the meeting, Dr. Lawrence Baker, one of the founders of SARC, held some researchers’ feet to the fire, challenging assumptions, and interpretation of results. It appears a lot is in good shape with SARC.”

RIS Board member, Dr. Larry Seymour listening to Dr. Scott Okuno, Mayo Clinic

Meeting with Sarcoma Organizations

Sarcoma Organizations networking session

In the afternoon SARC and Rein in Sarcoma collaborated to run a phone and web video conference with Sarcoma organizations around the country, focusing on their programs and areas in which all of the groups can collaborate. Each group submitted a one-page summary of their work before the conference and gave a two-minute summary of what they were doing. Important conversations began during this call about ways to increase collaboration of sarcoma organizations across the country.

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