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17 Jun 15

Ergodyne Announces 18th Annual 65 Roses Golf Classic: A Tenacious Tournament

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65 Roses Golf Classic

St. Paul, Minn. (June 17, 2015) – Ergodyne announced today its eighteenth annual 65 Roses Golf Classic: A Tenacious Tournament at the Legends Golf Club in Prior Lake, Minnesota on Monday, July 20, 2015. This highly anticipated, premier safety industry fundraiser brings together leading manufacturers, distributors, reps, and end users from all over the country to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF). Primary sponsors of this year’s tournament include Superior 3rd Party Logistics, the Votel Family Foundation, ISK Industries, JDF Associates, and Sqwincher.

Over the past 18 years, Ergodyne, along with the tremendous support of the safety community, has raised over $2.8 million dollars for this worthy cause. Known for its top-rated golf course, the 65 Roses Golf Classic provides an opportunity to connect with friends, clients and existing and potential customers. The goal for this year’s event is to raise $195,000 for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

“We’re fortunate to be a part of great industry filled with good people who like playing a round of golf for a good cause,” said Tom Votel, president and CEO of Ergodyne. “If you’re in the safety biz and not somehow involved in this event – let’s change that!”

Donate to or get involved in The 65 Roses Golf Classic: A Tenacious Tournament, or email to learn more. The tournament sells out every year – so act soon! There are 1,001 ways to get involved and this year. For more information on CF, please visit or call 800-225-8238 // (651) 642-9889.

About Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis is an inherited chronic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system of about 30,000 children and adults in the United States (70,000 worldwide). A defective gene and its protein product cause the body to produce unusually thick, sticky mucus that clogs the lungs and leads to life-threatening lung infections; and obstructs the pancreas and stops natural enzymes from helping the body break down and absorb food.

About the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is to assure the development of the means to cure and control cystic fibrosis and to improve the quality of life for those with the disease. For more information on cystic fibrosis, call (800) FIGHT CF or visit the website at:

About Ergodyne

Since 1983, Ergodyne has pioneered the development of products that Make The Workplace A Betterplace. What started with just one product has grown into a line of top flight, battle-tested, Tenacious Work Gear®; all precision crafted to provide protection, promote prevention and manage the elements for workers on jobsites the world over. The current lineup is extensive and constantly growing: ProFlex® Hand Protection, ProFlex® Knee Pads, ProFlex® Supports, Skullerz® Head Protection, Skullerz® Eye Protection, Trex™ Footwear Accessories, Chill-Its® Cooling Products, N-Ferno® Warming Products, GloWear® Hi-Vis Apparel, Squids® Lanyards, Arsenal® Gear and Tool Storage and SHAX® Portable Work Shelters.