PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS
Ends 12/14- The Freedom Riders Motorcycle Club invites everyone to the Mandan Moose on Sunday, December 14th from Noon - 5:00 pm for a medical expense benefit for Kelly Haux. Events include a spaghetti dinner, a silent and live auction, and a bake sale. Kelly has recently had open heart surgery/quadruple bypass in October and has ongoing medical expenses due to complications from Diabetes. Donations can also be made at Dakota Community Bank c/o Kelly Haux Benefit, P.O. Box 4010, Bismarck ND, 58504. For more information or if you have an item to donate to the silent auction contact Amanda Haux at 701-400-3280.
Ends 12/14- Three Crowns American Swedish Association is hosting the “Santa Lucia Celebration” on Sunday, December 14, 2014, 2:30 PM at the Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 1143 North 26th in Bismarck. The event is open to the public. Swedish folk dancing, music and special children activities are all being planned as well other fun, festive events. This event is open to the public and attendees are invited to bring their special Christmas treats that will be served along with a variety of Scandinavian delicacies and coffee. The Three Crowns Swedish American Club is open to all who are of Swedish heritage or interested in learning more about the Swedish culture and traditions. For information on the Three Crowns Swedish American Association or the Lucia Festival call Helen Swenson at 223-6286.
Ends 12/14- The Bismarck Jaycees is hosting their annual Christmas fundraiser on Sunday, December 14th at 4PM at Simle Middle School. "The Sound Exchange" will be preforming a mix of hit songs as well as seasonal Christmas music in dazzling acapella harmonies. Doors for the event open at 3:00, the show starts at 4:00 and tickets can be purchased at the door.
Ends 1/08- Burleigh County 4-H will be hosting several youth development programs in the next several months including courses in Videography, Photography, Electricity, and Sewing. All classes are open to all youth. Membership in 4-H is not required. All classes will be taught at the Burleigh County Extension Office (3715 E. Bismarck Expressway). Space is limited, for more information or to sign up contact the Burleigh County Extension Office at 701-221-6865.
Ends 1/10- United Blood Services is excited to offer the ultimate prize package to one lucky winner: 2 tickets to the Super Bowl, airfare voucher, and accommodations. Donors will be automatically entered to win between November 10, 2014-January 10, 2015. Starting November 10, 2014 through January 10, 2015, each Monday a finalist will be drawn from the week prior. The weekly finalists will be notified individually and announced on the United Blood Services - Dakotas Facebook page. The nine weekly finalists will be put into a final drawing which will occur January 12, 2015. To make an appointment please call 877-827-4376 or go to www.UnitedBloodServices.org.
Ends 1/13- The Missouri Valley Family YMCA has set their winter 2015 session dates of LIVESTRONG at the YMCA,a research-based physical activity and well-being initiative that helps people affected by cancer reach their holistic health goals. The LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program is a free 12 week program for cancer survivors in the Bismarck/Mandan community. Session 1 will run January 13-April 2 from 1:30-2:45pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays and Session 2 will run from 6:45-8:00am on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Pre-registration is required to attend the sessions. For more information contact Program Director, Lindsey Peterson at 701-255-1525 ex. 156 or email email@example.com.
Ends xx/xx- Alzheimer’s disease is the most under-recognized public health crisis of the 21st century. No one should face Alzheimer’s or another dementia alone. There are people who understand and the Alzheimer’s Association has help available. As the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research, the Alzheimer’s Association has FREE caregiver resources through the North Dakota Dementia Care Services Program. Call the 24/7 Helpline at 1-800-272-3900 or visit alz.org/mnnd to learn more.
Ends xx/xx- NWS PEACE Program is currently seeking caring families in our area to host high school age international exchange students. Students are ages 15-18 and are available for “adoption” for 5-12 months. Students come with medical insurance and spending money; you provide a loving home, 3 meals a day, a bed, (continue next page) (from previous page) and a lifetime experience for the student as well as your family. For more information call 866-846-3977 or go online to www.nw-services.com.
Ends xx/xx- You can make the world a better place where it matters most -- right in your own hometown. The North Dakota Community Foundation has been improving the lives of North Dakota citizens and their communities since 1976. They administer over 500 chatitable funds, including 56 community foundations and over 200 scholarships for North Dakota youth. Find out how you can make a difference in your hometown and leave a legacy for the next generations of North Dakotans. Call the North Dakota Community Foundations at 222-8349 for more information or go online to www.ndcf.net.
Ends xx/xx- Did you know that there are medical grants available for families struggling with child health-related expenses? The United Healthcare Children’s Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2013 grant program. Grants, up to $5,000, are available to help families who need financial assistance. Go online to apply at www.uhccf.org.
Ends xx/xx- Tracy’s Sanctuary House is in need of volunteers and/or donations. Tracy’s House is open day and night to those individuals that are facing traumatic emergency situations while awaiting word on their loved ones who need medical care. If you would like to donate please consider these items: Office supplies, Bottled Water, Bath Tissue, Pillows, Sheets, Gift Certificates and Monetary donations. Please call 258-5889 for more info.
Ends xx/xx- If you’re a non-profit organization that would like to make an announcement here or on one of our 6 radio stations, please submit your Public Service Announcement at least 2 weeks prior to your event. Mail to: PSA Director Attn: Corey Wickham PO Box 2156 Bismarck, ND 58502 or email firstname.lastname@example.org