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Lindblad golf benefit set for June 20

A benefit golf tournament is coming up to help out a lifelong West Fargo resident who is battling cancer.

The Brad Lindblad Golf Benefit is scheduled for Wednesday, June 20, at the Leonard Country Club, 5274 153rd Avenue SE in Leonard, N.D. The deadline to register is Sunday, and the cost is $45 per person. The first 47 people registered get a free bus ride leaving from the West Fargo VFW at 12:30 p.m.

Registration on the day of the tournament begins at 1:30 p.m., with the scramble starting an hour later. It includes nine holes of golf, a golf cart and steak dinner, plus prizes for the top three teams, course prizes, free door prizes and raffles.

All proceeds go toward the Brad Lindblad Benefit Fund.

Lindblad, a 2007 West Fargo High School graduate and 2011 NDSU graduate, currently works for Magnum Trucking and lives in West Fargo. He is the son of Mike and Laura Lindblad.

Brad Lindblad was diagnosed with stage 3 Epithelioid Sarcoma, a very rare form of soft tissue cancer, on Feb. 6, 2012. He has begun chemotherapy, which will continue for nine months at the Roger Maris Cancer Treatment Center in Fargo.

Proceeds from the golf scramble will help offset the costs of Brad's treatments.

For more information, contact the Leonard Country Club Pro Shop at 701-645-2582, Tom Moltzan at 701-373-5705, or Dawn Grindahl at 701-367-8901.

Monetary donations may also be mailed to: Brad Lindblad Benefit Fund, c/o Alerus Financial, 901 13th Avenue E, West Fargo, N.D. 58078.