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Monday, May 3, 2010

DONATE LIFE ORGAN DONATION AWARENESS-GREENBAY,WI-ANDY NELESEN MEMORIAL DONOR DASH 2010, MAY 22, 2010




Event Day:May 22nd, 2010
Event Name: Andy Nelesen Memorial Donor Dash
Event Info:Registration begins at 2:00 pm
5k Run/Walk - beginning at 3:30 p.m.

Start/Finish Line:St. Brendan’s Inn,
234 S. Washington St.
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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Entrance Fee:$20 prior to May 1st
$25 until May 20th at midnight
$30 day of registration
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After Activities:Live music and cook out to follow at St. Brendan’s Inn,
234 S. Washington Street, Green Bay, Wisconsin
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Entertainment:
The Racing Sausages will be racing the 5K
UW Marching Band will perform at 4:30 p.m.



Dottie the Dot from Donate Life will be
at the Races.
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Monetary Donations:Make a monetary donation to the cause in Andy's Name
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The Andy Nelesen Donor Dash is a tribute 5k Walk/Run to help raise money and awareness for www.YesIWillWisconsin.com organ donation program. As Andy's life was suddenly taken, he lives on because of his commitment to organ donations.

More than 100,000 children and adults are waiting for a transplant. By participating, you help increase awareness of the donation effort.

The Racing Sausages will be there to RACE!
So bring your cameras and spread the word!

A 5K run and walk on May 22 in Green Bay will raise money and awareness for organ donation and serve as a tribute to late Green Bay Press-Gazette reporter Andy Nelesen.

Nelesen, 38, died in January of a burst blood vessel. The 13-year veteran reporter also was known in the area as a bartender, and he worked security every year at Milwaukee Summerfest.

"I'm doing it to try to do something good for the community out of something tragic that happened in my family," said Nelesen's brother, Tim, who is organizing the event.

The run will begin and end at St. Brendan's Inn, 234 S. Washington St., in Green Bay.

Andy wasn't a runner, but he liked brats and beer, and the event will feature plenty of both, Tim Nelesen said. Live music and a silent auction also will be featured.

Klement's Sausage Co. is helping to sponsor the event, and The Famous Klement's Racing Sausages will participate in the run.

The event will raise money and awareness for www.YesIWillWisconsin .com, an organ donation program. Andy Nelesen was an organ donor.

Onsite registration on the day of the event begins at 2 p.m. at St. Brendan's, where the starting and finishing line are. The race begins at 3:30 and the course mostly covers the Fox River Trail.

A silent auction will feature items such as a getaway package to New Glarus, a grill-brats-and-charcoal package, and a golf outing at The Bull in Sheboygan.

Tate Rooper of Appleton and members of the University of Wisconsin Marching Band will provide music, and hamburgers, hot dogs, brats and beer will be for sale.

The entertainment will begin around 4:30 p.m. when the last of the runners and walkers are in. It continues to 9 p.m.

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