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Third Annual Dairy Dash 5k Fun Run Remembers John Klossner

06-Apr-2016
MADISON, Wis. – April 1, 2016 – Alpha Gamma Rho (AGR) Fraternity is hosting the third annual Dairy Dash 5K Fun Run. The run will take place on the morning of Sunday, May 1, 2016, along the Lakeshore Path of the UW-Madison campus.

All proceeds from the event benefit the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) in memory of John Klossner of Mount Horeb, Wis.

This philanthropic event is a way for the community and the brothers of AGR to remember Klossner, a member of AGR who passed away as a result of a brain trauma sustained from an accident at the Wisconsin State Fair in August 2013. 

“We feel so blessed that the members of AGR came together to do this,” said Kristin Klossner, Klossner’s sister.

Anyone can participate in the run or donate to the cause. More than $7,000 has been raised to support the BIAA over the past two years. More information about the philanthropy can be found atwww.wisconsinagr.com/run.

Klossner would have graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a degree in dairy science this May.

“After losing John, I learned how close of a family the agriculture industry is,” said Kristin Klossner. "I think he is with us every time we are at the Dairy Dash. We love
 
what the brothers have done and continue to do. The Dairy Dash helps to bring people together.”

Alpha Gamma Rho is the fraternity sharing a common bond within a dynamic, global agriculture committed to fostering the highest values and providing each and every brother with superior lifelong personal development and professional success. For more information on Alpha Gamma Rho, call 816-891-9200 or direct your browser to alphagammarho.org.

The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) is the country’s oldest and largest nationwide brain injury advocacy organization. Our mission is to advance brain injury prevention, research, treatment, and education, and to improve the quality of life for all individuals impacted by brain injury. Through advocacy, we bring help, hope, and healing to millions of individuals living with brain injury, their families and the professionals who serve them.

For more information, contact:

Dairy Dash 5K Fun Run
Matt Olson, Public Relations Coordinator
mrolson4@wisc.edu
(920) 493-3714

Dairy Dash 5K Fun Run
Zach Shulfer, Coordinator
zshulfer@wisc.edu

Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity
Jordan Gaal, President
jgaal@wisc.edu
(920) 222-0413

Brain Injury Association of America
Mary Reitter, Executive Vice President & COO
mreitter@biausa.org
(703) 761-0750 x623


 
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