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The Bentson Foundation announces $10 million donation for expansion of neuroscience programs at United Hospital

The Bentson Foundation announces $10 million donation for expansion of neuroscience programs at United Hospital

ST. PAUL, Minn. 12/13/2010–The United Hospital Foundation announced today it has been awarded $3 million dollars by the Bentson Foundation to endow the chair of the Nasseff Neuroscience Center. Part of one of the largest health care donations in Minnesota history, this funding will help United Hospital provide visionary leadership for the Nasseff Neuroscience Center and allow United to continue its work in developing research and treatment capabilities for stroke care. The Bentson Foundation also pledged a future gift of $7 million dollars to the Nasseff Neuroscience Center. “We are honored to have the opportunity to partner with the Bentson

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Larry Bentson

Museum of Broadcasting Hall of Fame – Larry Bentson 2001 Charter Inductee

In a career spanning seven decades, Midcontinent Media founder and chairman Larry Bentson was a leader in virtually every aspect of broadcasting and communications. Born in North Dakota in 1921, Bentson grew up in Saint Paul. He got his start in radio at the age of 12 as an actor on a children’s show called The Old Woman and the Shoe. When his uncle Ed Hoffman built WMIN Radio in Saint Paul, Bentson helped with construction after school and was a part-time engineer and announcer throughout his days at Central High and at the University of Minnesota. He joined the

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The Bentson Foundation announces $10 million donation for expansion of neuroscience programs at United Hospital

The Bentson Foundation announces $10 million donation for expansion of neuroscience programs at United Hospital

ST. PAUL, Minn. 12/13/2010–The United Hospital Foundation announced today it has been awarded $3 million dollars by the Bentson Foundation to endow the chair of the Nasseff Neuroscience Center. Part of one of the largest health care donations in Minnesota history, this funding will help United Hospital provide visionary leadership for the Nasseff Neuroscience Center and allow United to continue its work in developing research and treatment capabilities for stroke care. The Bentson Foundation also pledged a future gift of $7 million dollars to the Nasseff Neuroscience Center. “We are honored to have the opportunity to partner with the Bentson

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Larry Bentson

Museum of Broadcasting Hall of Fame – Larry Bentson 2001 Charter Inductee

In a career spanning seven decades, Midcontinent Media founder and chairman Larry Bentson was a leader in virtually every aspect of broadcasting and communications. Born in North Dakota in 1921, Bentson grew up in Saint Paul. He got his start in radio at the age of 12 as an actor on a children’s show called The Old Woman and the Shoe. When his uncle Ed Hoffman built WMIN Radio in Saint Paul, Bentson helped with construction after school and was a part-time engineer and announcer throughout his days at Central High and at the University of Minnesota. He joined the

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