Area Events

 

Area Events

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Ends 7/31- The Alzheimer's Association MN-ND with the North Dakota Dementia Care Services Project Presents: “Partnering with Your Doctor.” This free presentation will take place on Thursday, July 31, 2014,  at 1:00  p.m.. at the Bismarck Senior Center, 315 N 20th St, Bismarck, N.D 58501.  This presentation is free and open to the public; This project is supported by funding granted through the North Dakota Department of Human Services, Aging Service Division.

 

Ends 8/1- ATTENTION parents of 5th & 6th Grade students:  Are you looking for fun, educational ways to keep your kids busy this summer?  Your search is over! NDSU Extension Service-Burleigh County is offering week-long day camps for youth ages 10-12.  Camps will run weekly from July 14-August 8th.  Registration fee will be $60.00/week which includes shirt, snack, supplies and transportation during off-site activities.  To register, contact the Burleigh County Extension Office at 3715 East Bismarck Expressway or call 221-6865. 

 

Ends 8/3-Everyone is invited to attend the Raise for Rader pancake breakfast on Sunday Aug 3rd at 12 noon in Mandan at the Moose Club.  There will also be silent auction,  50/50 raffle and more.  All proceeds will benefit Randy Radar who was in a motorcycle accident on may 10th and suffered a broken neck and also a spinal cord bruise paralyzing him from arms down.  After some recovery and sugery he is slowly regaining some mobility, however he has just been moved to a leading rehab facility in Denver.

 

Ends 8/4- Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park is offering a special Saturday morning kids’ program called Becoming a Soldier of Fort Abraham Lincoln. Starting June 14, children will learn about soldier life at Fort Abraham Lincoln and what it takes to be part of Custer’s 7th Cavalry.  Registration is $10 per child and each participant receives a frontier military cap along with their very own enlistment papers, interpretive pass to take a tour of the Custer House and a military ration for morning mess in the barracks.   Register anytime by calling the Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park Commissary Store at 701-667-6385 or you can register each Saturday morning starting at 9 a.m. Programs start at 10 a.m. and run to 11:30 a.m.  For a complete schedule of Saturday morning “Becoming a Soldier” programing and more information visit the Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park Facebook page or email falsp@nd.gov.

 

Ends 8/7- The Anne Carlsen Center is hosting the 2nd Annual Suits & Sandals event on Thursday,August 7th at the McDowell Dam beach.     Ticket prices are $65 per person.  Sponsorships are still available for those interested as well. For more information or to reserve your tickets today, call the Anne Carlsen Center Associate Development Director Michelle Walker at 701-751-3732 or email michelle.walker@annecenter.org.  Online registration is available at www.annecarlsen.org/suits

 

Ends 8/8-  Parents Forever is a four-hour, research-based educational program designed to help parents make informed, child-supportive decisions during separation/divorce, resulting in healthy children and positive parent-child relationships.This single-session workshop is not sponsored by the ND DHS. There is a $55 fee per person. Participants must register and pay for class by August 8.  The event will take place on Friday, August 22, 2014 from 8:30am – 12:30pm in Mandan. To register call 701-667-3342.

Ends 8/16- Who doesn’t love bacon?  Bacon for a Cure 5K Run/Walk will be hosted on Saturday. August 18th at Seratoma Park, shelter 10.  Get ready to sample the best bacon in Bismarck/Mandan along the 3 mile flat course in Seratoma Park.   As you make your way through the course you will encounter different bacon stations.  This race is not timed, so you may enjoy yourself along the route.  You won’t want to miss this fun one of a kind race!  Registration check in and payment will start at 6:30 am.  Cash or check will be accepted.  Checks may be made out to American Cancer Society or “ACS”.  5K will begin at 9:00 am. 

 

Ends 8/26- The 2014 FILL THE BUS with Y-93 and Clear Channel Radio is Tuesday, August 26th from 6am to 6pm at three Bismarck/Mandan red Carpet Carwash locations.  All school supplies and monetary donations will be accepted.  More information can be found at www.y93.fm/calendar.

Ends 10/12-The Women’s Business Summit is October 12-13 at the Bismarck Civic Center in honor of National Women's Small Business Month. Join women from across the state for outstanding personal and professional development opportunities. Including the always popular Breakfast with Entrepreneurs Panel, a Fabulous keynote speaker Kristen Hadeed, 18 amazing breakout sessions and an Opening night Wine, Women & Chocolate reception! For more information and to register visit http://NDWomensBusinessSummit.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/HYPERLINK "https://mail.clearchannel.com/owa/redir.aspx?C=zPpF7bPahEeDlHxnM0Xl_C8flD1FUdEIJd8mCrsEN37Xu2czADkxlhlrxNqXbgI9_sC1EAmjLTI.&URL=http%3a%2f%2falz.org%2fmnnd"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 dot NW dash services dot com. (www.nw-services.com).

 

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 on this station, 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 coreywickham@clearchannel.com