PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS
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 11/27- The Cystic Fibrosis Association of North Dakota is hosting its 25th Annual Turkey Trot Walk and Run Fundraiser in Bismarck on November 27th, Thanksgiving Day morning. There will be a 10K Run, 5K Run, 5K Walk and Non-Competitive Fun-Walk. Our Key Sponsor is Starion Financial. Registration begins at 8:00 am at the Bismarck Elks Lodge, 900 S.Washington St., and the races and walk start at 9:15am on Arbor Ave. All ages are welcome to participate in this event. There will be prizes for the top three winners in each category and for the top six pledge raisers. For more information, call 222-3998 or go online at cfaturkeytrot.eventbrite.com
Ends 12/06- Celebrate the warmth of the season with Sleepy Hollow’s "Holiday High Tea" on December 6thfrom 3-5 p.m! The festivities include an array of gourmet teas, savories and sweets along with a vintage style show, music and holiday auction. Treat yourself and a friend! The location is Trinity Community Center and $25 reservations are necessary. Proceeds benefit the nonprofit’s educational programming. For more informational call 319-0894.
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 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 towww.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.