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FALL FLING FUNDRAISER – Lupus SK Society Inc. – GlobalNews Events

COCKTAILS @5:30PM, DINNER @6:30PM, ENTERTAINMENT TO FOLLOW.  TICKETS $50.00 PER PERSON, PAYABLE BY CASH OR CHEQUE TO LUPUS SK., OR E-TRANSFER TO LUPUSSK.COM with password: Saskatoon     Charitable Registration No. 11902 5880 RR 0001  (*No Refunds on Purchased Tickets*)  Proceeds go to Lupus SK, furthering education, public awareness and research.

*** Cash Bar *** 50/50 *** Silent Auction (Bring Cash or Cheque) *** Entertainment ***

Contact: Irene Driedger 1-877-566-6123 or idriedger@sasktel.net

SMILEY’S BUFFET & EVENT CENTER, SASKATOON

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PANCAKE BREAKFAST FUNDRAISER – Anavets Unit #38 – GlobalNews Events

On behalf of the executive and staff we would like to invite you to come to our first ever PANCAKE BREAKFAST FUNDRAISER FOR THE CLUB!

What to Expect: A wonderful pancake breakfast for $7.00 (includes sausage, pancakes, fruit slices, juice and coffee).  The Nevada Booth will be open, there will be a 50/50 and of course the bar will be open for all those who may want a morning bubbly with their meal.

Anavets: 359 – 1st Avenue North (Upstairs in lounge).

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Dixie Youth Baseball holding fundraiser events

Dixie Youth Baseball holding fundraiser events

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WITN) – Several fundraisers are being held to help with the travel costs to the Dixie Youth Baseball State tournament.

The 8U and 10U White Oak All Star Baseball team from Jacksonville, NC went undefeated to win their District Championship.

Both teams have earned a spot at the Dixie Youth Baseball State tournament next.

Several fundraisers (bake sales- Saturday at 10 a.m., Jacksonville Target, 20% night at Pelicans SnoBall in Jacksonville- 5-7p.m. on Wednesday July 6th, and 10% night at Texas Roadhouse in Jacksonville on Sunday July 3rd) right up until the State tournament to help with the travel costs.

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Father’s Day fundraiser returns in-person for the first time since pandemic

Father's Day fundraiser returns in-person for the first time since pandemic

Hundreds of Islanders celebrated their Father’s Day morning by running to raise awareness about prostate cancer.

The Island Prostate Centre held its 22nd annual running event, with this year being the first in-person event in a couple of years.

“The last couple of years have been hard because of COVID. We were doing virtual events but we are so happy to be back today doing a live in-person event,” said Executive Director of the Island Prostate Centre Leanne Kopp.

According to Kopp, events like the Father’s Day run are what help fund the Island Prostate Centre as the organization does not receive government funding. This made being able to bring this event back in-person all the more significant.

Participants of the event had the option of going on either a 3 km or 5 km run, with pancakes and other activities waiting for them at the finish line. The winner of this year’s 5 km race, Paul Siluch, is a prostate cancer survivor himself.

“I had prostate cancer around 2014, and I’ve survived it. And not only that but I’ve won the race this year so [it shows] you can win a race without a prostate,” joked Siluch.

This year’s run raised over $60,000 and brought together more than 200 people.

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4 fun events to check out in Janesville next month!

4 fun events to check out in Janesville next month!

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – As you make your summer plans, you may want to consider a visit to Janesville!

There are a number of events coming up in Rock County in the month of June.

At the beginning of the month, there’s an event in conjunction with National Trails Day at Riverside Park on June 4.

The following Saturday, Classic Cruzers return to downtown Janesville on June 11.

Mid month, the city is hosting the Town Square Grand Prix — also in downtown Janesville. The road bike race will take place on June 16.

Finally, there’s a fundraiser to celebrate Anthony Bourdain at the end of the month. The Sandwich Bar restaurant will host the ‘Negronis for Tony’ event on June 25 with 5 dollar negronis and all proceeds go to HealthNet of Rock County to support mental health services.

To learn more about upcoming events or new establishments in Janesville, check out the Janesville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau website.

Copyright 2022 WMTV. All rights reserved.

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Webinar: How to throw a fundraiser

Webinar: How to throw a fundraiser

Fundraising events have changed a lot since 2020 – there’s the shift towards online and hybrid events, for one – but their popularity among supporters and charities alike remains high. Around half of respondents to the Spring Donor Pulse Report said they were likely to quite likely to take part in an event over the next six months.   

 

For charities, there are lots of plates to spin when it comes to actually hosting a fundraiser. Whether you’re running a pub quiz, a raffle, a hackathon, or a football tournament, charities need to think about how they’ll collect money, how they’ll get people involved, and everything they’ll need to set it up. 

 

In this webinar, we will explore key fundraising event trends and share tips and tricks on how to throw a successful fundraiser, from thinking of a fresh idea to creating last connections with your supporters. 

 

Attendees can expect to learn: 

  • What’s new in the world of fundraising events 
  • The logistics of hosting a great fundraiser 
  • How to collect money during events (both online and in-person) 

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Ribfest returns to traditional event in June

Ribfest returns to traditional event in June

After two years of drive-thru Ribs to Go events due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the popular Niagara Falls Ribfest is scheduled to return to its traditional format June 17, 18, and 19 at Rapidsview Park.

While four ribbers have been finalized – Billy Bones, Bone Daddy, Hogfather, and Silver Bullet – organizers of the successful annual fundraiser for Rotary Club of Niagara Falls Sunrise are still looking for other food trucks and miscellaneous vendors to round out the festival atmosphere.

“This will be the full event,” said Ribfest co-chairman Scott Wright.

“It’s going to be Friday (4-11 p.m.), Saturday (noon-11 p.m.), and Sunday (noon-7 p.m.), like normal on Father’s Day weekend. We’re going to have four ribbers this year. We’re going to have live entertainment all weekend. There will be a beer tent and other food vendors and miscellaneous vendors as well.”

He said a car show is scheduled to be held in the parking lot Sunday afternoon.

“We’re trying to get as many activities as possible to get it back up and going like it was before.”

Last year, the Rotary club hosted two Ribs to Go events in a drive-thru format featuring two ribbers – Billy Bones and Camp 31.

The club hosted two drive-thru events in 2020 as well.

The event returned to Rapidsview Park last year after being held in 2020 in the parking lot of the former Canadian Tire store on Montrose Road.

Ribfest is the club’s biggest fundraiser of the year (along with a TV auction), generating about $35,000 in a typical year, and attracting around 20,000 people over three days.

The event is an important fundraiser for the club, as the money raised goes right back into the community, supporting nutritional programs, the hospital foundation, and mental-health services.

Wright said he hopes a pent-up demand for people wanting to get out and about after two years of a pandemic will benefit this year’s event.

“I think there is a lot of people that are obviously anxious to get out, get involved with a community event, and Ribfest, this is our 18th year of doing it, so it’s a Father’s Day tradition for a lot of people,” he said.

“They’re going to want to get out and listen to the live music and enjoy the food and the beautiful outdoor park – I think that will the case for the majority of people.”

For more information about Ribfest, and to register as a vendor, visit https://niagarafallsribfest.com.

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Ribfest returns to traditional event in June

Ribfest returns to traditional event in June

After two years of drive-thru Ribs to Go events due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the popular Niagara Falls Ribfest is scheduled to return to its traditional format June 17, 18, and 19 at Rapidsview Park.

While four ribbers have been finalized – Billy Bones, Bone Daddy, Hogfather, and Silver Bullet – organizers of the successful annual fundraiser for Rotary Club of Niagara Falls Sunrise are still looking for other food trucks and miscellaneous vendors to round out the festival atmosphere.

“This will be the full event,” said Ribfest co-chairman Scott Wright.

“It’s going to be Friday (4-11 p.m.), Saturday (noon-11 p.m.), and Sunday (noon-7 p.m.), like normal on Father’s Day weekend. We’re going to have four ribbers this year. We’re going to have live entertainment all weekend. There will be a beer tent and other food vendors and miscellaneous vendors as well.”

He said a car show is scheduled to be held in the parking lot Sunday afternoon.

“We’re trying to get as many activities as possible to get it back up and going like it was before.”

Last year, the Rotary club hosted two Ribs to Go events in a drive-thru format featuring two ribbers – Billy Bones and Camp 31.

The club hosted two drive-thru events in 2020 as well.

The event returned to Rapidsview Park last year after being held in 2020 in the parking lot of the former Canadian Tire store on Montrose Road.

Ribfest is the club’s biggest fundraiser of the year (along with a TV auction), generating about $35,000 in a typical year, and attracting around 20,000 people over three days.

The event is an important fundraiser for the club, as the money raised goes right back into the community, supporting nutritional programs, the hospital foundation, and mental-health services.

Wright said he hopes a pent-up demand for people wanting to get out and about after two years of a pandemic will benefit this year’s event.

“I think there is a lot of people that are obviously anxious to get out, get involved with a community event, and Ribfest, this is our 18th year of doing it, so it’s a Father’s Day tradition for a lot of people,” he said.

“They’re going to want to get out and listen to the live music and enjoy the food and the beautiful outdoor park – I think that will the case for the majority of people.”

For more information about Ribfest, and to register as a vendor, visit https://niagarafallsribfest.com.

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Victoria’s Hike for Hospice fundraiser returns to in-person event

Victoria's Hike for Hospice fundraiser returns to in-person event


Hike for Hospice is back at Fisherman’s Wharf Park after two years of self-guided walks due to the pandemic.


The walk is a fundraiser for Victoria Hospice, which provides end-of-life care to patients as well as bereavement services for those suffering the loss of a loved one.


The walk take places Sunday, and includes live music, food and fun for participants of all ages and abilities.


Organizers say the walk is also great way to celebrate a loved one.


“It’s a great opportunity for anyone who is missing someone you love to go out there and be with people who know how you feel, to be with others and to be there for others,” says Annette Quan, a longtime Hike for Hospice participant.


Director Wendy Innes says the walk is part of a national initiative of the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association.


“It’s an incredibly important fundraiser for Victoria Hospice,” she says. “Each year, we need to raise $4 million from the community to provide all the services of care to our patients and their families and we’re hoping to raise $50,000 on Sunday.”


Registration starts at 9 a.m. with the walk starting 10 a.m.