Annual Caters Taters for Charity Event to Benefit Anne Carlsen Center - Fargo

FARGO, N.D., May 18, 2015: FARGO, N.D. (May 18, 2015) – RDO Equipment Co. and R.D. Offutt Company announce that the companies’ annual charity event, RDO Caters Taters for Charity will benefit Anne Carlsen Center – Fargo. The event will be held on November 5, 2015 at the Baymont Inn & Suites in Fargo, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

The Anne Carlsen Center offers a rich tradition of educational, residential, therapeutic, evaluation, and community-based services. Their individualized services include care for individuals and families of all ages with cerebral palsy; orthopedic, vision, and hearing disabilities; autism, and behavior disorders; and other medical acuities.

Anne Carlsen Center CEO Eric Monson, said, “We are honored to be chosen as the charity for RDO’s Caters Taters 2015. Our organization has a deep respect for RDO’s generosity and commitment to the community. We are grateful for the opportunity to partner as we embark on building the next generation housing model, Taylor Made Living in Fargo, a residential option for adult individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We continue to expand and enhance our services to address the growing needs in our region. With support from premier organizations like RDO, it is our passion and mission to make the world a more inclusive place where independence is a gift to all.”

2015 marks the 16th anniversary of the potato luncheon event, which has raised more than $370,000 for local charities including American Cancer Society, Make-A-Wish of North Dakota, Hospice of the Red River Valley, Sanford Children’s Hospital, Special Olympics North Dakota, Project Ignite Light, and most recently, Big Brothers Big Sisters.