2011 Events

4/14 Hearts and Hands Community Day, Mentor Mall MGBF was at Mentor Mall offering visitors a chance to take a shot at a “Hole-in-One” and to win a MGBF prize! We spoke to many about the Michael G. Belz Foundation and spread brain tumor/brain cancer awareness and hope!


headlogo5/21 Dining for H.O.P.E. The Michael G. Belz Foundation and supporters “Dined for H.O.P.E.” at Slim and Chubby’s in Strongsville, Ohio. The Michael G. Belz Foundation hosted a successful fundraising and awareness event during brain cancer awareness month. Thanks to the support of so many…Thank you for a beautiful evening filled with H.O.P.E.!

TGP_Race_10YearsLogo16/5 Race For the Place The Michael G. Belz Foundation Supports the Gathering Place!Thank you for all of your support and for joining our team for the Race for the Place on June 5, 2011. The Michael G. Belz Foundation had 77 members and an awareness table at the event.

8/20 2nd Annual Michael G. Belz Foundation Golf Outing On Saturday, August 20, 2011 the Michael G. Belz Foundation hosted the 2nd Annual MGBF Golf Outing at Emerald Woods Golf Course 12501 N. Boone Road, Columbia Station, Ohio 44028. We had a successful event with 124 golfers in attendance and even more supporters who came to join us just for dinner!

The Michael G. Belz Foundation participated in several different Awareness Events this year!

  • MGBF hosted a table at the Mentor Mall for Nonprofit Day.
  • At the Race for the Place MGBF had an awareness table with literature about brain cancer and our foundation.
  • Volunteers dressed as witches and the theme was “Witching H.O.P.E.” at the Broadview Heights Rec Center Trick-or-Treat. Our hopeful witches passed out goodies and awareness information to visitors.
  • We also participated in St. Mary’s Vendor Knights.

The Michael G. Belz Foundation also launched online awareness campaigns. During the month of May (for brain cancer awareness month) facts-a-day were posted to MGBF’s Facebook page and Facebook Fans were asked to turned their profile pic to gray. In collaboration wih IBTA we created an awareness video (see below). During 2012 we “hope” to continue to reach out and educate even more people!

IBTA-Logo_For-Web12011 International Brain Tumor Awareness Week Video by MGBF and supporters! The Michael G. Belz Foundation, along with other brain tumor organizations, once again joined forces with The International Brain Tumor Alliance and planned awareness events to help educate the world about brain tumors during 2011’s International Brain Tumor Awareness Week. The MGBF asked supporters to wear gray during the week to help raise awareness and to spread H.O.P.E. and created a video for the world to see that gray matters!


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