PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS
Ends 11/11- Every Veterans Day, Applebee's invites vets and active duty military to come and have a meal on them. It's Applebee's way of saying thanks for the service. But really, every day is an opportunity to say thank you. So join Applebee's in the Thank You Movement to personally show your gratitude for those who have served, or are currently serving, in our military. Available from open to close on November 11, 2014 at participating Applebee's.
Ends 11/15- The 2014 Fall Bazaar at the Mandan Golden Age Club will be held on November 15 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. Come and start your holiday shopping early. There will be 14 vendor booths, a bake sale and a bucket auction. All Proceeds go to the “Meals on Wheels” Program. For more information call 663-6528
Ends 11/21- Got Christmas spirit? Short plays “The Mission” and “The Living Nativity”, both by Karen Jones, will give you a hilarious perspective in preparation for the Christmas season. The first play involves a Search and Rescue Squad of guardian angels who get 48 hours to look for Christ on earth. The second play focuses on what transpires after a living nativity goes terribly wrong! This Dessert Theatre will have ice cream dessert served between plays each day. Plan to attend Friday, November 21 at 7 p.m. or Saturday, November 22 at 2 p.m. at the Mandan United Methodist church at 610 12th Street NW in Mandan. Join us at the top of the hill for heavenly humor, produced by special arrangement with Pioneer Drama Service, Inc., Englewood, Colorado. Free will offering with suggested donation of $5 donation per person for this event. For more information, call 663-8909.
Ends 11/22- More than 30 volunteers, more than 1,000 donated items, 2,200 auction catalogs, and hundreds of hours of work will culminate in the 17th Annual Skyhawktion on Saturday, Nov. 22. The public is invited to attend this evening of food and fun. Skyhawktion is the largest fundraiser for Shiloh Christian School which supports programming and operations of the school. It is an exciting event of silent and live auctions, a homemade baked goods sale, and meals of either barbeque sandwiches or hotdogs. The silent auction is from 3 p.m. to 6:15 p.m., with the meal available from 3:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. The live auction begins at 6:30 p.m. The event is held in the Tom & Frances Leach Gymnasium and Heringer Auditorium at Shiloh Christian School in Bismarck. More information is available at shilohchristian.org.
Ends 11/23- The Bismarck Mandan Symphony League invites you to attend The Holiday Home Walk on Sunday, November 23rd from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm. Tour area homes decorated for the holidays by local merchants and enjoy a reception at Trinity Community Center featuring holiday baked goods and desserts.Tickets are available in advance at All Bismarck-Mandan Petro Serve USA Stations, Dans Supermarkets and the Symphony Office. Profits from the Walk go towards support of our local Symphony and instrument underwriting to children with financial needs. For more information please call the Symphony Office at 258-8345.
Ends 11/27- Aid Incorporated will be hosting a Thanksgiving Day dinner on Thanksgiving Day, November 27th from 11:30-1:30 at First Lutheran Church in Mandan. Thanksgiving dinner will be served free of charge to all who wish to attend. People who would otherwise spend the holiday alone are encouraged to attend. Everyone is welcome. To assure the success of this meal, many volunteers are needed. Please call 663-1274 if you are willing to share some of your time on this holiday. Please call by Friday, November 14, 2014, as volunteer slots fill up quickly. The food and accessories for this meal are furnished by Dan’s Super Market.
Ends 12/07- The Bismarck-Mandan Sweet Adelines 'River Rhapsody Chorus' presents their Annual Christmas Show Benefit for the Food Bank on Sunday, December 7th, 3:00pm at House of Prayer Lutheran Church at 1470 S. Washington St. in Bismarck. Please bring 1 or more items for the food bank & enjoy the chorus and many guests joining to celebrate this wonderful Christmas Season!!
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, 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.