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Published July 16, 2010, 03:10 PM

Cully's Kids Celebrity Weekend in full swing

(WDAY Sports) - In 2003, Moorhead native Matt Cullen and his wife decided to the start the Cullen Children's Foundation. The NHL veteran and his charity raises money for children's healthcare organizations within the F-M area.

Their big annual event is the Cully's Kids Celebrity Weekend and Golf Scramble and that began today out at Oxbow Country Club. Over 140 golfers were on the course for the event and it included such NHL'ers as Moorhead native Brian Lee, the Carolina Hurricanes' Eric Staal and the Red Wings' Patrick Eaves.

Last year's event raised 375-thousand dollars for local charities, and this year their goal is 400-thousand.