2015 Community Events


NOVEMBER 2015

11/14/2015: Pure Barre Class (Old Town Location)
The Rolfe YPB and Pure Barre Old Town joined forces with an all-level fitness session! Pure Barre gave over 100% of the funds from this donation based class (over $300 in just one hour) to the Rolfe Foundation. READ MORE

11/10/2015: Lou Malnati's Dine & Share
Thanks for supporting the Rolfe Foundation while eating delicious pizza! Lou Malnati's pledged to support early detection research by donating up to 20% of sales from their Gold Coast, River North, and Highland Park locations. READ MORE

11/08/2015: Guest Bartending at Irish Eyes
Members of the Rolfe Young Professionals Board, along with some friends, volunteered to test their skills behind the bar at Irish Eyes, a classic Lincoln Park tavern. Irish Eyes generously donated 100% of the tips (nearly $500) directly to benefit Rolfe's mission! READ MORE

11/05/2015: Rolfe Symposium
The Rolfe Foundation was pleased to present another installment of our Educational Symposia series Analyzing Your Genome: a Discussion on Personalized Medicine, co-hosted with Cancer Wellness Center in Northbrook, this engaging program illuminated not only how personalized medicine can be used to combat pancreatic cancer, but also how it can be used in the treatment of all cancers. READ MORE

11/03/2015: ENRGi CharityWERQ Fitness Class
The Rolfe Foundation Young Professionals Board and friends jump-started our November events by working up a good sweat for a great cause. In only one hour, they successfully raised over $200 for early detection pancreatic cancer research. READ MORE


OCTOBER 2015

10/08/2015: What's Jewish About BRCA?
Our community partner, The Center for Jewish Genetics was proud to present, in partnership with the Basser Center for BRCA, a panel discussion to educate women and men in the Jewish community. Experts discussed your risk for hereditary cancers: pancreatic, breast, ovarian, prostate, and melanoma. READ MORE


SEPTEMBER 2015

09/01/2015:  Pure Barre Raised Over $2,000 for Rolfe
We are pleased to announce that Pure Barre Deerfield surpassed their goal and collected over $2,000 in donations from generous supporters during the Pure Barre Pure Give Challenge! READ MORE


AUGUST 2015

08/12/2015:  Marquette Bank Supports Rolfe
Employees of Marquette Bank, a locally-owned neighborhood bank, recently held their 5th walk in Orland Park in remembrance of Evelyn Schap, a retired senior manager, who passed away from pancreatic cancer in 2010. READ MORE