MINNEAPOLIS, MN – (September 23, 2014) – Courage Kenny Foundation and ABRA Auto Body and Glass are proud to announce they raised more than $100,000 to support people with disabilities.

Both organizations partner annually to improve the lives of youth and adults with disabilities through a golf fundraiser supporting Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute’s sports and recreation department.

More than 100 golfers played at the renowned Hazeltine National Golf Course in Chaska, MN on Monday, September 8. The annual charity event helps supports Courage Kenny sports and recreation programs for people with disabilities. The course provided plenty of challenges and laughs and, most importantly, raised significant funds to support an essential community resource.

“We are proud of our longtime support of Courage Kenny Foundation,” said Duane Rouse, president and chief executive officer of ABRA Auto Body & Glass. “It is rewarding to see the results of our contribution and efforts reflected in the smiles and accomplishments of Courage Kenny clients. We’d also like to thank key preferred partners for their commitment and support of such a wonderful event.”

Courage Kenny Foundation would like to sincerely thank ABRA Auto Body and Glass and their partners for their long standing and significant support.

The Institute’s sports and recreation department offers leisure and competitive athletic endeavors such as adaptive golf, wheelchair basketball and softball, archery, power soccer, adaptive ski and snowboarding, and many other activities for people with disabilities. Sports and recreation activities provide many physical and mental benefits and offer a forum to build lifelong friendships, and help people live life to the fullest. These programs would not exist without philanthropy.

Courage Kenny Foundation would also like to thank the following event sponsors:  3M, Henson & Efron, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Sherwin Williams Automotive Finishes, PPG Industries, Floyd Total Security, Kent Automotive, Deli Express, Cottingham and Butler, Inc, Innovative Tools and Technologies, OfficeMax, Gray Plant Mooty and PWC.


About Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute and Courage Kenny Foundation
Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute, part of Allina Health, was created in 2013 by the merger of Courage Center and Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute. The Institute provides a continuum of rehabilitation services for people with short- and long-term conditions, injuries and disabilities in communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

Courage Kenny Foundation supports the work of Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute by funding its innovative programs, ground-breaking research and exceptional services that help people achieve health, wellness and independence. For more information, visit allinahealth.org/couragekenny.


About ABRA Auto Body & Glass
Founded in 1984 and headquartered in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, ABRA is a leading provider of vehicle repair services specializing in collision repair, paintless dent removal, and auto glass repair and replacement. ABRA’s mission is to be the best auto body and glass company in America by providing quality repairs, in a timely manner, with friendly, helpful service.

ABRA is committed to conducting business based on responsible business practices including implementation of environmentally sustainable initiatives, health and safety, and a commitment to the communities in which it serves.
For more information about ABRA visit www.abraauto.com

Media Contacts
For questions about Courage Kenny Foundation or the Courage Kenny Golf Challenge, contact Megan Muske at the Courage Kenny Foundation at megan.muske@allina.com or 612-775-2104.

Courage Kenny Foundation
Sue Warner
Marketing Communication Specialist

ABRA Auto Body & Glass
Laurie Janu
Director of National Marketing


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