Rolfe Foundation Events

Your support makes the difference. 

The Rolfe Pancreatic Cancer Foundation’s one-of-a-kind events increase awareness of pancreatic cancer, while also raising money that funds cutting-edge early detection research.   Whether you’re joining us for glamour and games at a stylish celebration like Speak Out for a Cure: A Night at the Speakeasy, or learning more about breakthroughs in the field at one of our educational Symposiums, your support is powering the path to a cure. We hope to see you soon!

Speak Out for a Cure

Saturday, October 21, 2017
Speak Out for a Cure - A Night at the Speakeasy is the Rolfe Foundation's fall event.  It’s an opportunity to speak out and go all in on the fight against pancreatic cancer; all while enjoying delicious food, craft cocktails, premium silent auctions, and casino games.

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Rolfe Community Events

Year-Round Community Events
We are so grateful to the companies, organizations, and communities that host events to benefit the Rolfe Foundation. Through their hard work and commitment they help increase awareness of pancreatic cancer and raise funds to support early detection research.

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YPB Holiday Party

Friday, November 10, 2017
​In early winter, the Rolfe Pancreatic Cancer Foundation’s Young Professionals Board starts the season of giving by throwing its annual Holiday Party. A dress-to-impress bash featuring a VIP cocktail reception, talented DJs, lavish desserts, and dancing late into the night – the Holiday Party is always a night to remember.

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Rolfe Symposia

Information is one of the most powerful tools we have in the fight against pancreatic cancer. With that fact in mind, the Rolfe Pancreatic Cancer Foundation conducts a series of educational symposiums, whose goal is to arm our supporters with the latest news concerning advances in research, healthcare, and patient services.

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March Mania

2017 Selection Sunday is March 12, 2017
Support early detection pancreatic cancer research and your favorite NCAA team by signing up for a bracket or two in the Rolfe Pancreatic Cancer Foundation's March Mania tournament. Overseen by the Young Professionals Board, March Mania offers all the thrills of NCAA hoops, and a treasure trove of prizes for winners.

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DASH for Detection

Saturday, June 2, 2018
DASH for Detection is a demonstration of spirit and determination that sees Chicago’s lakefront overrun by supporters of the Rolfe Foundation. Walk or run in this annual 5K with over 1,000 other early detection advocates, and help advance the cure for pancreatic cancer across the finish line.

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Cruisin’ for a Cure

Saturday, July 22, 2017
Hosted by the Young Professionals Board, Cruisin’ for a Cure is a luxury lakefront ride into the sunset on Chicago’s Lake Michigan. It’s an exciting summer soirée bubbling with champagne, music, and fireworks, benefitting the research conducted by the Foundation. In short: it’s a good time for a great cause.

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Celebrate Hope

Saturday, August 5, 2017
Join the Rolfe Pancreatic Cancer Foundation and members from the Northshore Communities as they raise much needed charitable dollars to support the cause of early detection pancreatic cancer research. You'll enjoy cocktails, live music, heavy appetizers, a raffle, and more! 

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