PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS
Ends 9/5 – The Medina Fall Festival will be held Sept. 5th-7th. A pitchfork fondue sponsored by FFA alumni will be held in the park on Friday evening beginning at 5:30. Cost is $20 with kids meals available for $5. Following the meal there will be games for all ages.
Ends 9/6- Spirit of Life Catholic Church will host the 2nd Annual Saint Kateri (gah-dehr’-ee) Community Block Party on Saturday, September 6th, from 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM. This event is open to the public. Admission is free but the public is encouraged to contribute nonperishable food items to the Spirit of Life food pantry. There will be plenty of entertainment for the children along with fun and games for all. Free food and beverages will be served from various vendors to include MW Meats, Harvest Grill, Dickey’s BBQ Pit, Cass-Clay and more. The band Dirty Word will perform from 6:30 PM until 9:30 PM. A beer gardens will be hosted on site. The community-wide celebration is honoring Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, the first Native American to be canonized a saint. Event organizers say it has already doubled in size with participating vendors. The inaugural event drew approximately 1,500 attendees. Spirit of Life Catholic Church is located at 801 1st Street SE, Mandan. For more information, contact the parish office at 701-663-1660, log on to www.myspiritoflife.com or follow the event page on Facebook: (search - 2nd Annual Saint Kateri Community Block Party).
Ends 9/7- St. Hildegard’s Church in Menoken is holding their Annual Fall Dinner on Sunday, September 7, 2014 at the church in Menoken. They will be serving sausage, roast beef and pies from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Adults: $10 Children 4-10: $5 Children 3 & Under: Free. Activities include: Bake Sale, White Elephant Sale, Fresh Garden Produce, Religious Articles, Crafts, Bingo, Raffle, and Music.
Ends 9/7- The annual Fall Supper at St. Mary's Church in Hague, ND, will be held Sunday, September 7, 2014, beginning at 5 p.m., in the church basement. The menu is Swiss steak, hamburger rice dressing, homemade pie, and all the trimmings. Bingo starts at 6:30 p.m. in the Hague K of C Hall. Raffle tickets will be available for purchase. Raffle winners need not be present to win.
Ends 9/21- St. Anthony Catholic Church in Linton, ND will be holding their annual Fall Festival on Sunday, September 21st at the KC Hall in Linton. There will be fried chicken, ham, hamburger rice, all the trimmings and various pies and desserts. Doors will open at 3:45 pm and serving will end at 6:45 pm. Bingo is in the church basement at 5:00 pm and the raffle ticket drawing will begin at 8:00.
Ends 9/21 - Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend a free-will donation pancake benefit breakfast for Heidi Robotka on Sunday, September 21st. from 9 am - 1 pm at The Bridge Church, 929 N 14th St. Bismarck. Heidi is a loving mom of two wonderful children, Aubrey (7) and Grayson (1). She is employed with teen challenge, a non-profit in our community as the business manager. Heidi was recently diagnosed with stage 4 cancer throughout her body. She is currently receiving care in Houston, Texas. If you are unable to attend the benefit donations are being accepted online at www.GoFundMe.com/TeamHeidi
Ends 9/21- St. Mary's Catholic Church of Medina will be serving a Turkey & Ham Dinner on Sunday, September 21st from 11 am - 1:30 pm at the Medina School. The menu includes turkey, hame, dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn, homemade buns, desert and beverages. The cost for the meal is $10 for adults, $5 for kids age 6-12, and kids 5 and under are free. There will also be a country store with baked goods and craft items available for sale.
Ends 9/28- Teddy Roosevelt Family Day will be held Sunday, September 28th from 1 to 4 PM at McDowell Dam, 3 ½ miles East of Bismarck on Highway 10. Kids can register for Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts or 4-H at this event. There will be Concessions, Games, Prizes and More! Lots of activities for kids including Troop Presentations, Archery, BB Gun Shooting, Fishing, Spear throwing, Kites, Sling Shots, ATV Simulator, Kid-Size Motorized Boats, animal ID, remote airplanes and more! Free Teddy Roosevelt Patch for the first 750 kids that show up! A 20 gauge shotgun will be given away, sponsored by Delta Waterfowl. The event is sponsored by North Dakota Game & Fish Department The North Dakota Chapter of The Wildlife Society and Ducks Unlimited.
Ends 10/12- The Women’s Business Summit is October 12-13 at the Bismarck Civic Center in honor of National Women's Small Business Month. Join women from across the state for outstanding personal and professional development opportunities. Including the always popular Breakfast with Entrepreneurs Panel, a Fabulous keynote speaker Kristen Hadeed, 18 amazing breakout sessions and an Opening night Wine, Women & Chocolate reception! For more information and to register visit http://NDWomensBusinessSummit.com
Ends xx/xx- VETERANS IN NEED OF ASSISTANCE ARE INVITED TO ATTEND THE CENTRAL DAKOTA VETERANS STAND-DOWN. VETERANS CAN RECEIVE FREE SERVICES LIKE V-A BENEFIT INFORMATION, MEDICAL SERVICES AND REFERRALS, EVEN A MEAL AND A HAIR CUT. THE CENTRAL DAKOTA VETERANS STAND-DOWN WILL BE HELD ON THURSDAY AUGUST 28TH FROM 10 AM TO 3 PM AT THE AMVETS, 24-0-2 RAILROAD AVENUE IN BISMARCK. IF YOU NEED LOCAL TRANSPORTATION OR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE CENTRAL DAKOTA VETERANS STAND-DOWN, CALL JOHN AT 425-6812.
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- 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 CHARITABLE 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 GENERATION OF NORTH DAKOTANS. CALL THE NORTH DAKOTA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION AT 222-8349 OR VISIT 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 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