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February 2017


Upcoming Events

Hope Blooms
Gems of Hope
Ordering Window January 2-27
Peck's Flower Shop and Greenhouse

Daffodils are a sign of hope and spring! Help provide support to Corridor cancer patients and their families by ordering yours today and being a part of the 4th Annual Hope Blooms Campaign. Call Pecks Flower Shop anytime between January 2-27 to order, flowers will be delivered in March.

For more information, visit www.gemsofhope.com or call 319-393-9681 ____________________________________________________

15th Annual Butterfly Kisses
Junior League of Cedar Rapids
January 29th
1-4 pm
Marriott Cedar Rapids

Join us for an adventure under the sea at this annual father/daughter dance! The afternoon will include a light lunch, professional photos, and plenty of dancing. This year's theme is based on Disney classics, The Little Mermaid and Finding Nemo. Proceeds from this event fund all Junior League of Cedar Rapids programs.

Tickets are $100 per father/daughter couple plus $15 for each additional daughter. Save $10 by registering before January 10th.

For more information visit www.juniorleaguecr.org/ ____________________________________________________

Bowl for Kids' Sake
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cedar Rapids & East Central Iowa
February 7-28
Various sign up times
Cedar Rapids Bowling Center

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Johnson County
February 25-26
Various sign up times
Colonial Lanes, Iowa City

It's that time again! Get your team together, gather pledges, and join us for the Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids' Sake. The event helps to raise funds, support youth mentoring, and inspire possibilities in the life of a child.


PAWS for Love Gala
Friends Helping Friends Foundation of CR
February 11th
7-10 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum

This gala event will feature a silent auction, live music by the George Jazz Group, good food and good company. The event is hosted by the Friends Helping Friends Foundation which is a nonprofit support group dedicated to improving the quality of life for both citizens in our community and the four-legged companions at the Cedar Rapids Animal Care and Control.

For more information visit www.crfriendsfoundation.org or www.pawsforlove17.eventbrite.com ____________________________________________________

10th Annual TrivYa Night
YMCA of the Cedar Rapids Metro Area
February 17th
Doors open at 6 pm, Trivia starts at 7:30 pm
The Hotel Kirkwood - 7725 Kirkwood Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids

Join us for a fun evening of trivia, costumes, Y games, food and fun! Trivia is based on 10 rounds of questions. But don't despair if you're not the trivia master, you can purchase answers to help your team get an advantage! Get your friends together to dress up as a theme and put your table in the running for winning our costume contest and great prizes. All proceeds go to benefit the Y Annual Campaign.

For more information visit www.crmetroymca.org ____________________________________________________

Taste of Achievement
Junior Achievement
February 24th
6-9 pm
The Celebration Farm -
4696 Robin Woods Lane NE, Iowa City, IA

Escape into an evening of fine wines, specialty beers, and hors d'oeuvres while bidding on silent and live auction items. Additionally, participants will enjoy the ambiance of custom jewelry, live music, and great company.

Tickets are $45 in advance, and $55 at the door. Proceeds go towards providing Junior Achievement financial literacy education to K-12 students in the Coralville/Iowa City area.

For more information visit www.juniorachievement.org ____________________________________________________