Sunday, October 5: Mercy 24th Annual Especially For You Race Against Breast Cancer
Mercy Medical Center and General Mills present their 24th Annual Especially For You Race Against Breast Cancer.
The race has become a yearly event for many families as they gather to walk in memory or support a special loved one who has been affected by breast cancer. The race provides educational opportunities and raises awareness about the importance of screening mammography and early detection. Through this race, we have had a presence and have been educating the community for over 23 years.
Join the race at the start line on Sunday, October 5th. 2014 AT 7:30a.m. at Mercy Meduical Center's Hall-Perrine Cancer Center on 10th St SE, in Cedar Rapids.
Saturday, October 4: BBB Document Destruction Day
Document Destruction Day
The BBB assists people with the prevention of identity theft, the fastest growing crime in the U.S. today.
BBB will shred up to 5 bags or boxes of sensitive materials for FREE. Document Destruction & Recycling Services donates their trucks to this event. Our goal is to help people dispose of these materials in a safe and trustworthy way. The cars drive into the Downtown Guaranty Bank parking lot, pop the lid on their trunk, and we take the items out and deposit them in a locked container that will be professionally shredded, baled, and recycled.
Saturday, October 4th. 9am-Noon. Guaranty Bank, Downtown CR.
Saturday, October 4: Chrome Divas of CR 2nd Annual Breast & Awareness Ride
Here ye! Hear ye the DIVAS are presenting our 2nd annual Breast and Ovarian Awareness Ride. The divas invite everyone to join us weather on 2 wheels 3or 4 your support is welcome. Our donations are split with Especially For You Campaign for breast cancer through Mercy Hospital and the Doreen Knapp Foundation through Dr Goodheart,s ovarian cancer research in Iowa city.
This year we are giving away a Harley Davidson St Bob. Please check out our FB page for more information on how to get your tickets for the bike and our special t-shirts. Hope to see everyone there!
Saturday, October 4, 2014. 10 am leave from Metro Harley Davidson, CR.
Saturday, October 4: Critter Crusaders Vendor PAW-Looza
Critter Crusaders will be holding their 3rd annual Vendor Paw-Looza on Saturday, October 4th from 9-3. This event will be held at the Kirkwood Training & Outreach Services located at 3375 Armar Drive, Marion, Iowa.
We will have over 30 vendors who will be there to help you start your holiday shopping early. We will have a silent auction as well as door prizes. All of Critter Crusaders' proceeds will be used to help pay for medical costs and rescue placement of our local homeless animals.
Saturday, October 4th from 9am-3pm
Saturday, September 27: The Proud to be.. ME Symposium
Proud to BE…ME is a symposium presenting ideas for building self-esteem in young girls ages 11-15, accompanied by their mother or other trusted adult. Proud to BE…ME is part of the Lions Clubs Women's Worldwide Symposium Series – a program for Lions Clubs to gather community members to discuss issues of relevance to women.
The event will be held at Hallagan Center at Mercy Medical Center on Saturday, September 27th. 701 10th St SE - Cedar Rapids. 9am-3:30pm
Registration fee is $10 per person/$20 per family
Their mission is to enable girls to realize their full potential by promoting self-esteem and encouraging them to develop a positive relationship with themselves and others.
Saturday, September 27: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Light the Night Walk
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society will host their annual Light the Night Walk on Saturday, September 27th at Kinnick Stadium. Gates open at 5:30pm and the walk begins at 7pm.
This is a night for survivors and supporters and those remembering a lost loved one to all come together. There is live music, a remembrance ceremony, bounce house and games and food donated by local businesses. It is a great family event and is attended by both friends and family teams, as well as corporate teams.
At dusk, the walk begins with participants carrying lanterns--white for survivor, gold in memory, red for supporter.
There is no cost to participate. Proceeds and donations raised are used to support blood cancer patients and their families, support research projects and benefit programs such as patient services and advocacy and cost assistance.
Saturday, September 27: CR Animal Control Paws in the Park
PAWS in the Park is an annual walk/run that takes place at Noelridge Park each September to support the homeless animals of the Cedar Rapids Animal Care & Control Center. PAWS in the Park is hosted by the Friends Helping Friends Foundation of Cedar Rapids, a local nonprofit established for the purpose of raising funds to support shelter programming.
This year, PAWS 5K Teams are being added to walk registration options, challenging community employers to promote a healthy life-style among their employees, while at the same time raising pedge funds to support our community's homeless animals by forming a PAWS 5K Team.
The walk/run is followed by a festival in the park with vendor booths, doggie demos, contests, entertainment and more.
Saturday, September 27th. 8am to 2pm - Noelridge Park
Thursday, September 25: Junior Achievement 15th Annual Business Hall of Fame
Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa invites you to their 15th Annual Corridor Business Hall of Fame where business leaders and a young entrepreneur will be honored for their legacy in our community. The event proceeds provide programming to students.
Thursday, September 25th
Cedar Rapids Marriott
Dinner & Induction Ceremony begins at 7pm
For table reservations please call 319.862.1100 or visit www.JAEasternIowa.org
This event will honor those who represent the five pillars of JA: Leadership ~ Community ~ Impact ~ Integrity ~ Entrepreneurial Spirit
Proceeds provide Junior Achievement programming to nearly 43,000 K-12 students across Eastern Iowa.