Ends 7/20 - The Charity Women in Mission for Christ (WIMC) invite all women to join them on Wednesday, July 20, at 6:30 p.m. for food, fellowship, music and fun! Tickets are $15 and must be purchased in advance by 5 pm, July 15. No late sales. Tickets are available at the Rainbow Shop-Parable Christian Store, 551 S 7th Street, at the Charity Lutheran Church office,120 Aspen Ave. during regular business hours and between church services. Call 258-1228 or visit www.charitylutheran.org for more information. Guest speaker: Heidi Demars, BisMan Food Coop.
Ends 7/20 - Families, children, and friends are invited to head to the river area in Sertoma Park on Wednesday, July 20 for Family Day Riverwalk from 10a.m.-8p.m.! Family Day Riverwalk is a FREE area of fun located in shelters 1-4 and 10-11 and will feature local businesses and crafters, food, children’s activities, and entertainment! For more information or to become a vendor call 226-2919 or visit the Family Day Riverwalk Facebook Page. Family Day Riverwalk-Walk to shop, Walk to eat, Walk for fun!
Ends 7/29 – The 2nd annual Youth Works Charity Golf Tournament is coming up on Friday, July 29th at Prairie West Golf Course. Registration & lunch @ 11am, shotgun start @ 12:30p. Teams of 4 can register by going to, youth works nd dot org. 100% of funds raised go to help runaway & homeless youth programming. (sponsorship opportunities available as well.)
Ends 8/19 - The Summer Feeding Program provides free lunches in our community to all ages! Meals will be served at various locations in Bismarck/Mandan during the week starting in June and ending in August. Volunteers and funds for some meals are still needed; contact Missouri Slope Area wide United Way. For a complete list of dates and locations, visit www.bismarckschools.org or www.msaunitedway.org.
Ends 2016 - For the second year, in an effort to beautify our community and provide home-grown produce for more Bismarck residents, NDSU Extension Service-Burleigh County and Bismarck Burleigh Public Health are teaming up to offer free, portable garden boxes to low-income residents of Bismarck. Each box is approximately 24” by 18”, making them small enough to fit on a patio or balcony and light enough to be moved as needed. These will be distributed in the spring of 2016. Planting materials, including soil and seeds, will also be provided. If you would like to participate in this program, please call Peggy Netzer, NDSU Extension Agent with the Family Nutrition Program at 701-221-6865 to see if you qualify.
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- United Way Backpack Program sponsors are needed for 2015. You or your business can provide weekend meals to nearly 500 children in the Bismarck-Mandan community for only two thousand dollars. A gift of just five dollars ensures that a child has healthy meals when school is out of session. Visit MSAUnitedWay.org and click "give" to ensure students succeed in school.
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 PO Box 2156 Bismarck, ND 58502 or email, firstname.lastname@example.org.