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Our 2014 Event - Honoring The Lorax II

     “We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give.”
                                          --  Winston Churchill        
For information on purchasing tickets to our 2014 event, please scroll down to "Purchasing Tickets."       

The Return of The Lorax:

         In 2014 we hope to build on the remarkable success of 2013, The Triumph Fund's inaugural year.  Almost 170 people attended last year's fundraising event, Honoring The Lorax, and by the end of 2013 we had proudly donated almost $30,000 to the Clinical Trials Office at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

The Lorax returns to Wisconsin in 2014 with our new event,  Honoring The Lorax II.  Due to the success of last year's event, with over 160 attendees, we could not help but invite The Lorax back for an encore and add some new twists. 

       The festivities will take place during the evening of Sunday, August 17, 2014 in the beautiful Ballroom of the Wisconsin Club, 900 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee.  (For directions, please see the below map.)  

       The event will begin at 5:00 pm, with doors opening at 4:30.  There will be appetizers, dinner, dessert, and complimentary wine and soda.  It is expected that a musical group will provide entertainment during the dinner part of the evening. 

       Interspersed with the fun and laughter, there will be brief presentations.   Dr. James P. Thomas, Medical Director of MCW's Clinical Trials Office, will make an interesting presentation on clinical trials and explain how they bring potentially life-saving treatments to a patient, many of whom have few if any remaining treatment options.  Moreover, an MCW Executive will discuss MCW's efforts to receive the prestigious National Cancer Institute Cancer Center designation, a designation which likely will lead to further funding for cancer research at MCW and result in the increased presence of pharmaceutical and biotechnlogy companies and independent scientists in the Milwaukee area.

II.  PURCHASING TICKETS --  for the August 17 Event:

       Tickets are priced at $80 each, with $40 being tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.  There are two options for purchasing tickets for Honoring The Lorax II, our August 17, 2014 event:  i)  online through a credit card, by using PayPal;  or ii)  by mailing a check.  There will be no actual paper" tickets.  An email will be sent confirming that you have purchased tickets and identifying the number of tickets purchased.  
       1)  Purchasing Tickets Through Paypal:  You do not need a PayPal account to purchase tickets.  You can pay through a PayPal account or through your credit card.  Just click on the "PayPal Buy Now" button beneath this paragraph and follow the few steps necessary to make the purchase.  Once you purchase tickets, please email to identify those who you anticipate will use each ticket purchased.  While this information is needed for our records, the name or names of any anticipated users can be changed at any time. 

       2)  Purchasing Tickets By Check:  You can mail a check to The Triumph Fund, 2559 N. 97th St., Wauwatosa, WI to acquire tickets.  The check should be made payable to The Triumph Fund and should be made out in an amount to reflect the number of tickets you wish to purchase.  Please include an email address with the check, so confirmation can be sent via email, and please identify each anticipated user of a ticket. The names of any users can be changed at any time.

       As the event draws nearer, emails will be sent providing further details.  In the meantime, if you have any questions, or within a week of purchase do not believe you have received an email confirming your purchase of tickets, please send an email to 

      III. DONATIONS:   If you are unable to attend Honoring The Lorax II, we both lose.  Nonetheless, you can still contribute.  If you wish to donate to The Triumph Fund, and hence promote clinical cancer trials at the Medical College of Wisconsin, you can do this online or through a check.  Specifically:

     1)  To Donate by Check:  Please make checks payable to MCW-The Triumph
Fund and mail the check to Medical College of Wisconsin, Office of Development, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226.  

     2)  To Donate online:  To donate online, please go to the following link on the website for the Medical College of Wisconsin -

     Or, feel free to use the below button to donate directly to The Triumph Fund, and the donation will be forwarded to the Medical College of Wisconsin.  If you do not have a Pay Pal account or do not wish to use the account to make this donation, click on "Don't have a Pay Pal account?"  If you use the Pay Pal button to make a donation, please identify the gift as a "Donation" in the "Description" box you will see.


“If there be any truer measure of a man than by what he does, it must be by what he gives.”

                                             -- Robert South



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