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Breakfast on the Farm and Dairy Dash this Sunday – May 3

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Two CALS student organizations are hosting events on Sunday, May 3. The Association of Women in Agriculture will be hosting the 20th annual Breakfast on the Farm. The Alpha Gamma Rho – Iota fraternity will be holding the 2nd annual Dairy Dash 4K run in support of the Brain Injury Association of America.

20th Annual Breakfast on the Farm

The 20th annual Breakfast on the Farm will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the University of Wisconsin–Madison Stock Pavilion, 1675 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706.

This year’s theme for the breakfast is “Celebrating 20 Years of Family, Food, and Farms.”

The country tradition includes a home-cooked breakfast, including pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, applesauce, milk, coffee, juice and a sundae for dessert.

Attendees can enjoy the petting zoo, educational exhibits and live entertainment. There will also be an appearance from Bucky Badger and the UW-Marching Band.

Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for senior citizens (65+), $5 for students (K-UW), $3 for children ages 5 and under. Attendees receive a dollar off admission by bringing three canned food items to donate to the Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin.

For more information about Breakfast on the Farm, please contact Michele Gutenberger at mgutenberger@wisc.edu.

2nd Annual Dairy Dash

The Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity organized the Dairy Dash, a 4K run as a philanthropy event for the Brain Injury Association of America in memory of John Klossner. John was a member who passed away as a result of brain trauma sustained from an accident at the Wisconsin State Fair in 2013.

John was a passionate member of the dairy industry and an accomplished cattle showman who had won many awards. He was very involved in FFA, 4-H, and Junior Holstein Association activities. John also enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting with his dad. His family was also very important to him including his nieces, brother and sister.

Check-in for the Dairy Dash opens at 7:30 am and the race begins at 9:00 am. The race will begin at the UW Center for Limnology, 680 North Park Street, Madison, WI 53706. Parking will be available at Helen C. White Library, 600 North Park Street.

To register for the Dairy Dash, please visit http://biausa.donorpages.com/AGRDairyDash15/. Cost is $15 for an individual and $10 for a team.

Participants of the Dairy Dash will receive a discount for Breakfast on the Farm.

To learn more about the Dairy Dash, contact Matt Olson at mrolson4@wisc.edu.

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