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Progress: 65%
Progress: 65%
Raised: $ 582437     Goal: $ 900000
          


Black Woods Blizzard Tour News

 

Black Woods Blizzard Tour Sets Record!!
The Black Woods Blizzard Tour raised a record $895,000 in its 17th year.  Thank you to all our riders, donors, sponsors and volunteers helping us to help us continue our mission. 


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Raffle:
The winner of the Minnesota Wild suite donated by Visit Saint Paul was David Huntington of Excelsior, MN.  The ticket number was 752217.  Congratulations David!

The winners of the raffle held Wednesday, February 3, 2016 are as follows:  The winner of the green ticket for the Polaris Ranger was Gina Keppeler, of Duluth, MN.  The winner of the blue ticket for the Polaris Ranger was Joyce Hoeschen of Freeport, MNCONGRATULATIONS!

The winner of the Polaris Snowmobile was drawn on Wednesday, January 13th.  The winner was Mike Archer of Duluth.  Mike's name was drawn from over 1,200 tickets.  This raffle was sponsored by the Minnesota United Snowmobilers Association.  Thanks MN USA!  Congratulations, Mike!

Meet Pete Klinkhammer--Here is the video shown at the Kick-Off Parties. 

Live Auction: We have an incredible live auction line up this year.  Take a sneak peak and plan your bidding strategies!  A huge thanks to our live auction donors: Fox Sports North, Bullyan RV and Ice Castle, Cirrus Aircraft and Grand Hotel, Tischler Wood, Cambria, St. Germain's and Dream Home Interior Design, Aluma and Widdes Trailer, and Rohlfing,Coors Light and Visit Saint Paul.  Bullyan RV generously created a video so you can take a peak at the Ice Castle wheel house. 

Celebration Dinner-Saturday, February 6, 2016:  RSVPs are required for the Celebration Dinner held at Cirrus Aircraft, catered by Black Woods Banquet Center.  Tickets are $35 each and pre-payment is requested.  Contact Sandy (sandy@alsmn.org or 888-672-0484) or review the invitation for more information! There are no refunds for pre-payment when you cancel your reservation.

Rider Events: 
Please be aware that when you hold a fundraising event to raise funds for your participationg, you can ask for support from The ALS Association.  There are some aspects where the Chapter cannot assist.  Review the document to know support is available. 

Wes Blakeslee Rider of the Year Award - Make your nomination today!  The winner will be announced at the Celebration Dinner on Saturday, February 6, 2016.  Past winners include:  2005: Bryan Flaherty; 2006: Greg Sorenson & Larry Bannor; 2007: Hal Bakker; 2008: Terry Steinbach; 2009: Pete Gassert; 2010: Pat, Tom & John Salstrand; 2011: Bud Baker; 2012: Jeff Trentman; 2013: Tony Dockendorf; 2014: Dan Hartel; 2015: Ron & Carol Gardenhire.



Upcoming Rider Events

 

If you have an upcoming event that is helping you to raise funds for the 2016 Black Woods Blizzard Tour, contact Sandy to help get it posted here!  sandy@alsmn.org or 888-672-0484 or 612-455-8322.  There is a guide to help you navigate howt the Chapter can support your event. 



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February 3 - 6, 2016 Black Woods Blizzard Tour
Northern Minnesota Let's gather and raise more than $900,000 to help those fight ALS in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Superior, WI!
       
   

 


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