Mission Statement

Mission Statement

Wednesday, February 26, 2014



Be Healthy. Support the Fund. - FEBRUARY 28 AT 6:00PM, Ann Arbor Yoga Studio - Karma Yoga Taught by Samantha Lieberman in honor of The Vada Murray Fund for Cancer Research.

A² Yoga works to support the community that supports A² through a program called Community Commitment (C²). This is based on the mathematical power of 2 to create more.

This class serves as a great introduction to yoga and A² Yoga Studio. This special all-levels community yoga class is open to the public free of charge, donations welcome. We offer this class as Karma Yoga, or giving back to the community. Please help us make this a spectacular A² Yoga class and sign-up today!

FEBRUARY 28 AT 6:00PM - Taught by Samantha Lieberman in honor of The Vada Murray Fund for Cancer Research. The fund is currently raising donations to benefit cancer research at the University of Michigan Health System.

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Wednesday, January 8, 2014


We are proud to be a part of the Dine and Donate program through the University of Michigan Health System. Join us at Lena, Habana, Grizzly Peak, Old German, Blue Tractor, Mash and Jolly pumpkin to help us raise funds for the Vada Murray Fund for Cancer Research in January!.

The program is simple, once you receive your bill, you can write in any donation amount (separate from gratuity) and together we will make a difference!

Thank you!




Friday, September 6, 2013

Save The Date - 11-16-2013

FOOD  --  FAMILY  --  FUN

A TAILGATE FUNDRAISER FOR THE VADA MURRAY FUND FOR CANCER RESEARCH


SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2013

SAVE THE DATE FOR THE 2ND ANNUAL VADA MURRAY TAILGATE. 

WATCH MICHIGAN TAKE ON NORTHWESTERN ON THE BIG SCREEN AT THE HISTORIC MICHIGAN THEATER IN ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN

Suggested Donation - $50 per person, $150 per family, all supporting the University of Michigan Translational Oncology Program

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW

Vada Murray Tailgate







Thursday, July 25, 2013


Thank you to Jon Carlson, Greg Lobdell, & The Old German.  Their efforts raised more than $3,300 in less than 2 hours for The Vada Murray Fund for Cancer Research

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Old German Event


GRAND OPENING

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 17 • 7 PM • CASH BAR • COMPLIMENTARY APPETIZERS

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Join us for the grand opening of the Old German bar and bierkeller,
celebrating German beer and culture.

Suggested donation $25
ll proceeds go directly to the Vada Murray Fund for Cancer Research First 100 guests making a 
donation will receive a limited edition
Old German t-shirt.

www.theoldgerman.net  |  117 South Ashley Street  |  Ann Arbor, MI 48103  

Friday, April 19, 2013

Skyline Inaugural Vada Murray Benefit Game


Come support the Vada Murray Fund for Cancer Research by attending a Men vs. Women Lacrosse Game on Friday, May 3 at Pioneer and Skyline High Schools.  

The Pioneer game begins at 6:00 p.m. and the Skyline game (Varsity) begins at 7:00  p.m. in the schools’ stadiums.  Tickets are $5 and benefit the Vada Murray Fund for Cancer Research.  

Vada Murray, a former Michigan football player and a longtime Ann Arbor police officer, died April 6, 2011, at age 43 of lung cancer. 

Ann Arbor Police Chief John Seto and Vada Murray's wife, Sarah Murray, will be present to kick off each game.  Players will exchange sticks at midfield before the game and play women's lacrosse rules.  This is the only High School game (in America) where Men's & Women's teams compete with each other.  CTN will be filming at both games!

Sarah Murray & Chief John Seto (AAPD) will be interviewed on WTKA (1050 AM) morning show 'the Michigan Insider (with Ira Weintraub & Sam Webb) next Tuesday (4/30) at 8:05 AM and then on WLBY's (1290 AM) the Lucy Ann Lance show at 8:40 AM.
Links:

http://www.wtka.com/
http://lucyannlance.com/

LIMITED EDITION GAME SHIRTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR SALE AT THE GAME AND ONLINE HERE

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Friday, October 26, 2012

Register Now!

11-24-2012
MICHIGAN VS. OHIO STATE

Register now- It's Free!


Doors open at 10:00 am for pregame activities - Don't miss out- there will be lots of fun surprises!

12:00pm - Game Time

Breaking News:  New Raffle Item- be the lucky ticket holder of a Miguel Cabrera autographed baseball and picture with his authentic triple crown autograph- Very Rare!

 Register now- IT's FREE, and simple (and you'll be assured a quick entrance into the game).  That's right- FREE, open to the general public. Donations are OPTIONAL and can happen at any time. Registration right now is FREE. Can Coozies for all participants.


Fill out my online form.


  • Doors open at 10am- Michigan Theater, Ann Arbor.  Drum lines, choirs and more fun prior to the game.
  • Preview of Auction items (including a signed Nickolas Lidstrom jersey, autographed Triple Crown/American League MVP winner Miguel Carbrera autographed baseball and picture, a Big Screen TV, an Official University of Michigan Jersey, and much, much, more)
  • Complimentary food donated by Grizzly Peak and Domino's Pizza
  • Pre-Game introductions by Fritz Seyferth
  • LIVE PREMIERE of The Vada Murray Tribute Video featuring Dave Brandon, Brian Townsend, and many others.
  • GAME TIME - 12 NOON - ON THE BIG SCREEN, IN DIGITAL!
  • Fans-we will not interrupt any portion of the game. It will be a complete viewing experience and an amazing one in the historical Michigan Theatre.
For the Kids:
  • Adult Supervised activities.
  • Continual running movies in the adjacent screening room.
  • Live magician and face painting.
  • Arts and Crafts and games.

If you cannot attend the tailgate but would still like to support Vada Murray's Lung Cancer Fund, please use our secure, online donation form for general gifts.