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Posted September 12, 2019 at 4:00pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Matt Peyton

Phone: (952) 979-1375

Email: mpeyton@signatureconcepts.com

GOLDY’S LOCKER ROOM ANNOUNCES A CHARITABLE DONATION OF $1,500 TO THE GOLDY GOPHER ENHANCEMENT FUND

Generated by the Sale of Their Popular Goldy Gopher Children’s Book

MINNETONKA, MINNESOTA (September 12, 2019) – Goldy’s Locker Room today announced a donation totaling $1,500 to the Goldy Gopher Enhancement Fund at the University of Minnesota. This comes only two months after Goldy’s Locker Room published an exclusive children’s book written by Karen Kaler that follows the beloved mascot; Goldy on a journey around the University of Minnesota campus. This initial donation as well as future contributions are generated by the proceeds from the sale of that book. The Goldy Gopher Enhancement Fund which benefits future Goldys was one of Karen Kaler’s final initiatives at the University of Minnesota.

“Contributing to the mission of Goldy Gopher and the student athletes who make up the Spirit Squad is important to us. After all, Goldy is the face of our brand,” said Ronald Leafblad, President and CEO. “We are proud to support the University of Minnesota and hope this funding provides opportunities for Goldy to connect and give back to the community.”

If you would like to contribute to the Goldy Gopher Enhancement Fund, the book is exclusively available at Goldy’s Locker Room stores throughout the Twin Cites and online at goldyslockerroom.com. Or you can donate directly to the fund at: z.umn.edu/supportgoldy

About Goldy’s Locker Room

Goldy’s Locker Room is the official store of the Minnesota Golden Gophers. In addition to being the University of Minnesota’s exclusive retailer, their parent company Gold Country, Inc. is in the top 1% of all licensees. They have twelve retail stores, an online store and manage all game day/event retail operations on campus. Which combined makes up the largest retail presence for University of Minnesota goods in the state.

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If you would like more information about this topic, please call Matt Peyton at (952) 979-1375, or email mpeyton@signatureconcepts.com.


Posted July 2, 2019 at 11:00am

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:Matt Peyton

Phone:(952) 979-1375

Email: mpeyton@signatureconcepts.com

GOLDY’S LOCKER ROOM PUBLISHES CHILDREN’S BOOK BY KAREN KALER

Proceeds Support the Goldy Gopher Scholarship Fund at the University of Minnesota

MINNETONKA, MINNESOTA (July 2, 2019) – Goldy’s Locker Room has partnered with Karen Kaler (wife of University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler) to publish a children’s book featuring Goldy Gopher. The book follows the beloved mascot on a journey around the University of Minnesota campus. As Goldy explores different fields of study and discovers that with hard work he can be anything when he grows up. The 32-page hardcover book is 8.5”x8.5” and includes 47 vivid photos that were generously donated by local photographers. Author proceeds, royalties and licensing fees from the sale of this book support the Goldy Gopher Enhancement Fund at the University of Minnesota benefiting future Goldys.

The author, Karen Kaler considers herself to be Goldy’s biggest fan. She dedicated the book to all of the Goldys throughout the years.

“I was very fortunate to get to work with Goldy Gopher to tell his story. Goldy and I both love children, so we want them to understand that studying and learning are important. I am grateful that so many of Goldy’s friends shared their photos with us. Goldy is very photogenic; children and adults alike will enjoy all the great photos and learning how Goldy became our beloved mascot,” said Mrs. Kaler.

The book is exclusively available at Goldy’s Locker Room stores throughout the Twin Cities and online at goldyslockerroom.com. It is the perfect gift for Minnesota Golden Gophers fans of all ages.

To donate or for more information about the Goldy Gopher Enhancement Fund please visit: z.umn.edu/supportgoldy

About Goldy's Locker Room

Goldy’s Locker Room is the official store of the Minnesota Golden Gophers. In addition to being the University of Minnesota’s exclusive retailer, their parent company Gold Country, Inc. is in the top 1% of all licensees. They have twelve retail stores, an online store and manage all game day/event retail operations on campus. Which combined makes up the largest retail presence for University of Minnesota goods in the state.

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If you would like more information about this topic, please call Matt Peyton at (952) 979-1375, or email mpeyton@signatureconcepts.com.