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March 12, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Final Cabin Fever Beanbag Tourney Could Be Biggest for Organizers (and Mayo Clinic)

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Organizers of the final Cabin Fever Beanbag Tournament hope it will be the most memorable as they attempt to break the record for money raised in one day to support cancer research at Mayo.

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Tags: cancer research, Eagles Cancer Telethon, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Steve Gage


February 18, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Beanbag inspirations

By Mystery User

If you believe television ads, great ideas can start anywhere — a dorm room, a garage, during a bus ride. We’d respectfully add, “in a backyard while tossing beanbags.” That’s where the idea for the Cabin Fever Bean Bag Tournament came from, at least, and the event has raised $100,000 over the last four years […]

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Tags: Brad Douglas, Dean Ripley, Deanna Gage, Eagles Cancer Telethon, Heidi Gage, Jill Nagel, Traci Prindle


January 16, 2014 · Leave a Comment

On the wings of the Eagles Cancer Telethon

By Elizabeth Harty Elizabeth Harty (@meharty)

There are many ways you can measure the success of the annual Eagles Cancer Telethon in Rochester. You might note that this year marks the 60th year of the event that raises funds for cancer research at Mayo Clinic, the Hormel Institute, and the University of Minnesota. Or, that it’s the “longest running locally produced event of […]

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Tags: Eagles Cancer Telethon, Robert Diasio


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