Sunday, September 7: Last Hope Animal Rescue Barks & Brew
Last Hope Animal Rescue has saved thousands of animals in the past ten years and now YOU can help them save thousands more by enjoying great music, great beer, and great company!
Attend the first annual Barks and Brew on September 7th from 3-9pm at Backpocket Brewing in Coralville!
Pre-event tickets are $30 and include a commemorative item, live music by KEVIN BF BURT, silent auction, drink specials, bag tournament, 50/50 raffle and much more!
All proceeds from this event support Last Hope Animal Rescue! So bring your friends, tell your family and come on out to Barks and Brew! More information can be found at www.lasthoperescueia.org
Friday, September 5th: Five Seasons Stand Down for Veterans
The Five Seasons Stand Down is a one-day Resource Fair that places our participants in touch with over 60 community resources. These resources are available to assist attendees with transitioning into community living.
Date, Time, Location: Friday, September 5, 2014, 9:00 – 3:30 at Veterans Memorial Stadium. This is NOT a Drop-In Event. Advance registration is strongly suggested.
All Veterans and Non-Veterans and their families who are homeless or nearly homeless are invited to participate. Please visit website for registration details. Non participants and community members are invited to donate to this cause.
VALOR, INC., (Veterans’ Assistance Ladder of Renewal) began as a not-for-profit corporation and volunteer organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for Armed Forces Veterans who faced challenges in finding adequate housing and employment opportunities. VALOR, INC. members lend a hand – not a handout – to Veterans and their families, encouraging Veterans to help themselves toward a better quality of life.
Saturday, August 23rd: Aiming for A Cure Walk
The 2014 Aiming for A Cure 105/5k Fun Run/5k Walk is August 23rd, 2014 at Pleasant Creek State Park, in Palo, IA. The mission of the Aiming for a Cure Foundation is to raise funds to benefit pediatric oncology patients and families dealing with difficult times and decision in our local communities. Our goal is to improve the quality of care and quality of lives of these children through the funding of research, noninsured expenses and patient care.
Fun Run Awards will be given to the top 2 finishers in each age division as well as the top make and female finishers.
Complimentary Food and beverage will be available for participants at the event.
Fundraising awards available for teams.
Many opportuynitues to learn more about Aiming For A Cure during the Fun Run/Walk.
For registraion information visit www.aimingforacure.com
Sunday, August 24: Healthy Kids Clinics 'Get Moving for Healthy Kids' 5k
Healthy Kids Community Care School-based Health Clinics invite you to 'Get Moving for Healthy Kids' at their 5th Annual 5K walk/run on Sunday, August 24th. The run is packed with many children's contests. This event is geared to children and families and the event will raise money for the endowment fund of the Healthy Kids Community Care school-based health clinics. The event also aims to motivate children and families to be physically active and to provide educational tips and information on how to live a healthy lifestyle.
Sunday, August 24, 2014. Registration begins at 7:15 a.m., 5K begins at 8:00 a.m. Children's events begin at 9:00 a.m.
Iowa City High School athletic fields, 1900 Morningside Drive Iowa City Iowa
To register visit www.getmovingforhealthykids.org
Saturday, August 23: 15th Annual Iowa SIDS Walk For the Future
The Iowa SIDS Foundation invite you to their 15th Annual SIDS Walk in Cedar Rapids on Saturday. August 23rd. This event will be held at Noelridge Park, Creekside Pavilion. Register the day at starting at 8:15am, Family activities start at 9am, and the walk begins at 9:30am.
Walk to educate and support families who have been affected by SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome), and walk to prevent SIDS in the future.
Registration: Pre-registration is now available at www.iowasids.org or paper registrations can be mailed by requesting a form at 866-480-4741 or email@example.com
Cost: Through 8/15, adult registration is $25 and youth registration is $12. On or after 8/16, adult registration is $30 and youth increases to $12.
All proceeds benefit the Iowa SIDS Foundation.
There are many other local sites who also hold walks on this same day:
Cedar Rapids-Noelridge Park-Creekside Pavilion; Washington-Sunset Park; What Cheer-Keokuk County Fairgrounds; Grinnell-Ahrens Park. Other Sites: Ankeny; Bettendorf; Mason City; Sioux City.
Saturday, August 23: CR Fall Parkinson's Classic Golf Outing
Cedar Rapids Parkinson Foundation presents the Eastern Iowa Fall Parkinson's Classic - a four person best shot golf outing on focused on August 23rd, 2014 at the Amana Colonies Golf Course. Help them raising money for Parkinson disease research and to support Iowans dealing with this neurological disorder.
Cost is $300 per team. Register at www.apdaiowa.org
Saturday, August 23: Critter Crusaders Two Wheels Four Paws Poker Run
Critter Crusaders of Cedar Rapids presents Two Wheels Four Paws Poker Run
Our non-profit group is trying to raise money for our homeless animals who need advanced medical care. CCCR provides advanced medical and surgical treatment leading to the restoration of health and adoption of our shelter animals. We also facilitate rescue placements for animals that do not adopt as an alternative to euthanasia.
Begins and ends at Wild Hogs in Walford...4 stops in between are yet to be determined. We try and make the ride about 100 total miles. Each stop will have door prizes and drawing. The best of three hands pays out cash at the end of the ride.
August 23rd, 2014. Registration begins at 8:30am, Blessing of the Bikes at 9:30 and ride leaves at 10...goal is to have the last bike in at 5pm.