Thank you for participating in the 2015 Andy North and Friends event in support of cancer research at the UW Carbone Cancer Center. We are busy putting the final touches on another exciting weekend and look forward to seeing you in June. Below is an overview of the schedule for our 2015 event. Scroll down for answers to some FAQ's. 

 

Dinner - The Edgewater Hotel, 1001 Wisconsin Place, Madison, WI 53703

Sunday, June 7, 2015

4:00 p.m. Hotel guests may check-in to their rooms; all guests are encouraged to utilize the on-site self-park at the Edgewater

5:00 p.m. Registration opens on the 5th floor, along with our cocktail reception and strolling dinner on the Grand Plaza

7:00 p.m. Program begins in the Grand Ballroom 

9:00 p.m. Special guest musical performance

10:30 p.m. Program concludes

 

Golf - Maple Bluff Country Club, 500 Kensington Drive, Madison, WI 53704

Monday, June 8, 2015

7:30 a.m. Registration table and breakfast buffet open at the Maple Bluff Clubhouse

Be sure to arrive with plenty of time to pick-up your special golfer gifts in the Clubhouse!

9:00 a.m. Walking clinic on Hole 1

9:30 a.m. Golf begins

3:00 p.m. Contests and closing comments by Andy North

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What should I wear to the event?

The attire for the dinner gala on Sunday evening is semi-formal, cocktail attire. To see photos from our 2014 event, visit the UW Carbone Cancer Center’s Facebook page and view the photo album titled “Andy North and Friends 2014: Evening Event and Golf Getaway.” 

For golf on Monday, visit Maple Bluff Country Club's Clubhouse Etiquette page for more information. 

 

Who should I contact if I need to change my guest’s names?

Please contact Janie Winston at jgwinston@uwcarbone.wisc.edu, (608) 262-1032, or Amy Manecke at amanecke@uwcarbone.wisc.edu, (608) 262-6967, as soon as possible. If you need to adjust your hotel rooms, you can contact Mary Murray at the The Edgewater Hotel at (608) 535-8216, mmurray@theedgewater.com.

 

What time should I arrive on Sunday? Where do I park?

For our guests who are spending the night at The Edgewater, hotel rooms will be available for check-in starting at 4:00 p.m. Registration opens at 5:00 p.m. Cocktails, food stations and silent auction will all begin at 5:00 p.m. as well. The silent auction closes at 7:00 p.m. and the program begins with a welcome from Andy North at 7:00 p.m. Guests of the event encouraged to self-park in the on-site hotel parking structure on Sunday. You should follow the signage and enter the hotel through level 5. Staff will be on-site to help guide you.

 

How will the silent auction work this year?

We will once again utilize mobile bidding for our silent auction this year. The auction will actually open online a few days before the event, which means you can look over items and bid early! We will send out an email announcing the opening of the auction. We encourage you to send the link for the auction to anyone you think might be interested in the items. The wireless password at the hotel on Sunday will be ANF2015

 

What is the format for golf this year?

Breakfast takes place as Maple Bluff Country Club from 7:30-9:30am with valet parking available. We want you to arrive with plenty of time to enjoy breakfast and pick up your special golfer gifts! The format for the outing this year will be a shamble. There will be a walking clinic at 9am to start the day, lots of great food and drink along the course, along with hole-in-one and shoot-out contests. Golf ends at 3pm with the final contest beginning at 3:15pm.

 

Is my sponsorship or donation tax deductible?

Any amount of your sponsorship or donation that is above and beyond the actual value of the goods or service you purchase is tax deductible and is considered a donation to the UW Carbone Cancer Center. Silent and live auction items will all have an amount of value attached. Any donation that does not have a value or service attached to it is considered fully tax deductible. If you haven’t already received one, all sponsors will receive an official receipt for tax purposes from the UW Foundation.