Since its inception in 1982, Auction of Champions has raised more than $3 million for the National Farm Medicine Center at Marshfield Clinic, an invaluable resource for the agricultural industry in Wisconsin.
Friends of research dedicated to keeping farmers healthy, happy and whole.
Premier black-tie, themed gala with raffles, silent auction and cocktail reception, followed by dinner and a live auction
RiverEdge Golf Course
Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018
Proceeds support National Farm Medicine Center at Marshfield Clinic.
NFMC Community Impact
Over the past year, the National Farm Medicine Center has been able to:
- Provide community outreach programs such as free bilingual safety training of Hispanic dairy workers, presentations and training to agritourism operators, skin cancer screenings, and exhibit at farm shows and professional conferences.
- Conduct the Wisconsin Infant Study Cohort, which examines the link between a farm upbringing and stronger immunity. The objective is to identify key microbial exposures on farms that aid in immunity and offer exposure to non-farm children to reduce rates of respiratory illnesses.
- Continue the Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) Rebate program, which provides financial support to encourage farmers to install a ROPS system on older tractors. When used with seatbelts, ROPS are 99% effective at protecting farmers during tractor rollovers which is the leading cause of deaths on farms.
- Support Veterans-to-Farmers, our heroes returning from danger of war who pursue life as a farmer. Research includes perceived therapeutic
benefits of transitioning to agriculture; knowledge, attitudes and
beliefs about safety; and specific health and safety risks.
For additional information, including sponsorship opportunities, please contact Tiffany Halan at firstname.lastname@example.org or 715-387-9189.
1000 North Oak Ave - 1R1
Marshfield, WI 54449-5777