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Join MDONS for the 3rd Annual Mallets for Melanoma!

This is a polo tournament at the Denver Polo Club and all proceeds benefit the Colorado Melanoma Foundation which focuses on melanoma research, awareness, education and advocacy in Colorado.Enjoy polo, tailgating (bring your own refreshments, cheese, appetizers), live music, and a silent auction.

Bring the family, come and see the horses and meet the players.  See the excerpt from the Colorado Melanoma Foundation below from www.comelfound.org

Health and Culture Centric, Family Friendly Sporting Event...

Come and join us for the third annual Mallets for Melanoma charity polo tournament held by the Colorado Melanoma Foundation and the Denver Polo Club. Enjoy the spectacle of some of the highest grade polo in the region as we watch the final matches of the Governor’s cup. Bring the whole family to meet the players and pet the horses, bid in the silent auction and enjoy lunch in the main tent or come and tailgate beside the field. 

Live Music...

The bluegrass band “Bitter Greens” will provide live entertainment while you enjoy the polo. Mallets for Melanoma provides the opportunity to learn about melanoma prevention, early detection and treatment while supporting the efforts of Colorado Melanoma Foundation as attempt to raise public awareness of the importance of sun safety and screening for melanoma. We also aim to support new patients and raise funds for research.

Don't miss it!!!

We are seeking your presence to help make this event a great success and hope to see you at Mallets for Melanoma!

Ticket Levels...

  • General Admission $25 per person (children 12 and under are free)

Date and Time...

Sunday, August 2, 2015 10 AM– 2 PM


Denver Polo Club, 6359 Airport Road, Sedalia, CO, 80135


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Our Past:   We received our charter from the Oncology Nursing Society as a new chapter on November 17, 1981. The first meeting of the Metro Denver Oncology Nursing Society was held on December 15, 1981 in the conference room for the Denver American Cancer Society. There were 19 Oncology RNs present.

Regina Schmitt was our first president of our chapter, known currently as Regina M. Fink, RN, PhD, AOCN, FAAN.   The remainder of the board members included- Vice President: Irene Paulin, Secretary: Paula Major, Treasurer:  Chris Schaaf, Programs Chairman:  Linda Krebs and  Membership Chairman:  Debbie Nelson.  

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