PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS
Ends 7/14- First Lutheran Church of Bismarck will be hosting their 10th Annual Driven By Faith Car Show coming up on Monday, July 14th from 6:00-8:30 in the NW parking lot of Bismarck High School. There will be dash plaques, t-shirts, a cookout, souvenirs, door prizes and a raffle. All donations and proceeds will go for scholarships for Camp of the Cross.
Ends 7/17- The North Dakota Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is planning the 3rd annual Kurt Schreiner 4 person golf scramble. For more information regarding the tournament "like" their Facebook page, facebook.com/KurtSchreinerMemorialGolfTournament.
Ends 7/20- The Missouri Slope Lutheran Care Center in Bismarck will be hosting an Ice Cream Social on Sunday July 20th from 2:00-3:30. The Care Center is located at 2425 Hillview Avenue and donations will be accepted at the social.
Ends 7/22- If you’re a kid who likes to ride your bike you need to attend the Mandan Police Department Bike Rodeo on Tuesday July 24th from 5:30-7:30 at the Mandan High School parking lot. Events include bike safety tips, a short road course, prizes and helmet fitting. For more information call Megan at 667-3250.
Ends 7/23- The Dakota Center for Independent Living will be holding a picnic on July 23 to celebrate the 24th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The picnic will be held at the Sertoma Park Community Building from 11-2pm. Events include trivia, a hula hoop contest, games, and more. Free lunch will also be provided until it is gone.
Ends 7/24- Everyone is invited to attend “Smart Discipline,” a program for patents that has been featured on PBS, on Thursday, July 24th from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church in Bismarck. Some things that will be taught include teaching children to stop interupting you, stop fighting and bickering, curbing negative attitudes, building self confidence and much more. Registration is $12 per person or $20 per couple and a registration form can be requested by emailing email@example.com or by calling 701-258-4231
Ends 7/26- The Washburn Memorial Hall will be hosting a Breakfast Benefit for Faith Wasson coming up on July 26th from 9am – 1pm. Faith is a 10 year old little girl who has connective tissue disorder and will need heart surgery at Mayo Clinic. All funds raised will go towards expenses and every day living costs. Donations are also being accepted at Farmers Security Bank in Washburn.
Ends 7/26- UnityND is hosting there 1st Annual UnityFest Saturday July 26, 2014 from 10:30a.m. till Midnight at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds in West Fargo in the Hartl Ag Building. Admission is free, but free-will donations will be accepted and very much appreciated. The day will be filled with keynote speakers, a variety of musical acts, vendor booths featuring a variety of ethnic foods and businesses, a picnic and BBQ, live music and much more! There will be kids activities including a dunk tank, face painting, ethnic dance lessons, language lessons, a scavenger hunt, musical acts and much more! If you would like to learn more about UnityND you may call Scott Garman at (701) 730-2095 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org
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 8/4- 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 email@example.com.
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 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org