Killebrew-Thompson donates $1 million to cancer research

Organizers of the Killebrew-Thompson Memorial, a leukemia and cancer research benefit held each August in Sun Valley, announced last month that their 2018 contribution totaled $1 million. The funds are split between the event’s two beneficiaries: St. Luke’s Mountain States Tumor Institute in Boise and the Masonic Cancer Center of the University of Minnesota in… Read More

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Killebrew-Thompson golf results

The 42nd annual Killebrew-Thompson Memorial (KTM) golf tournament was a success Aug. 17-18 at Sun Valley resort. Format was four-person two-best ball over 36 holes. Gross stroke winners were Michael Lavery (67-67 for 134) and Michelle McCarthy (88-82 for 170). Net winners were Brad Duke (62-65 for 127) and Mary Pat Thompson (69-66 for 135)…. Read More

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KTM golf tourney keeps focus on cancer research

Politicians have lent their prestige to the Danny Thompson Memorial golf tournament since former President Gerald Ford and House Speaker Tip O’Neill attracted a crowd at Sun Valley in the first fundraising tournament in 1977. There was a time, six years later, when Democrat O’Neill and Republican Bob Michel stood shoulder-to-shoulder with other Thompson Memorial… Read More

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Big Night For Fundraising At KTM Auction

Faced with the headwinds of fewer golf tournament participants in 2018, organizers of the Killebrew-Thompson Memorial golf tournament forged ahead and were delighted with a record fundraising haul of $1 million during Friday night’s Gala Auction alone (shown here at the Sun Valley Inn). KTM board member Mark Johnson announced the unprecedented total to the… Read More

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Killebrew-Thompson Memorial raises $1 million in fight against cancer

SUN VALLEY – The 42nd annual Killebrew-Thompson Memorial golf tournament brought in a massive haul – $1 million – to help in the fight against cancer. For over four decades, the four-day event every August in Sun Valley has dedicated its fundraising efforts to cancer research and treatment at Mountain States Tumor Institute (MSTI) in… Read More

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Recap from Wednesday, June 6th. Each year we have the honor of presenting our beneficiaries with the contribution you helped make possible. This year, we’ve teamed up with the Minnesota Twins to present the 2017 check of $500,000 to the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota on Target Field. Incase you missed the live stream, you can rewatch… Read More


Featuring “1964… The Tribute” Grab your dancing shoes and join us on the Sun Valley Resort Cottage Lawn for the legendary Beatles tribute band, “1964… The Tribute”! Named ‘the best Beatles tribute band on Earth’ by Rolling Stone magazine, “1964” recreates the early ’60s live Beatles concert complete with period instruments, clothing, hairstyles, and onstage… Read More

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Take a musical trip to the 1960s — Credit Idaho Mountain Express

Article by: Idaho Mountain Express Music lovers are invited to take a trip back to the 1960s this summer while contributing to a worthy cause when the Killebrew-Thompson Memorial Concert brings one of the greatest Beatles tribute bands to Sun Valley. The Killebrew-Thompson Memorial Concert for Cancer Research will present “1964…The Tribute” on the Sun… Read More

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2017 A Record Breaking Year for Killebrew-Thompson Memorial

2017 has been a record-breaking year for the Killebrew-Thompson Memorial. We broke the million dollar mark at our event enabling us to donate $500,000 to each of our beneficiaries. This was an amazing feat and wouldn’t have been possible without the generosity of our donors, thank you all!   We hope that you enjoy this… Read More