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Athletes Against Arthritis
Mix & Mingle with your favorite former Badger athletes

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Dr. Matthew Niesen invites you to join him in the fight against arthritis Sponsored by Columbus Community Hospital and Prairie Ridge Health Clinic.

Mix and mingle with your favorite former Badger athletes as we fight against arthritis. Including:

- Football: Coach Taylor Mehlhaff, Sam Arneson, Lance Baretz, Kalvin Barrett, Matt Bernstein, Jonathan Clinkscale,Alex Dietzen, Warren Herring, Jeff Mack, Austin Ramesh, Donovan Raiola, Jack Russell, Jake Sprague, John Stocco, Andrew Weiniger, and Brandon Williams

- Basketball: Coach Gary Close, Ben Brust, Zack Morley, and Jordan Smith

- Hockey: Coach Jeff Sauer, Rob Andringa, Adam Burish, Nikki Burish, Kirk Daubenspeck, Chase Drake, Heidi Kletzien, and Mark Strobel

- Track & Field: Courtney Nus

Enjoy cocktails and gourmet hors d’oeuvres at designated Chef stations throughout the evening including all you can eat prime rib, mashed potato martini bar, salmon, and much more! All proceeds are designated to the Arthritis Foundation.

Event Schedule:

7:00 - 11:00 p.m.

8:30 p.m. Special Guest

9:00 - 9:30 p.m. Live Auction

Silent Auction throughout the evening

Tickets are $100 per person at

Sponsorships range from $2,500 - $7,500 including a reserved table, tickets, autographed memorabilia and more!

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