Area Events


Area Events


Ends 10/5- Sunday, October 5, 2014, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Wilton, ND, will be holding their annual OctoberFest at the Wilton City Hall.  Serving roast beef, mashed potatoes, corn, salads, buns and pie from 4:30 - 6:30 pm.  Adults: $10.00, Children 4-10: $5.00, Under 3 years: Free.  Activities include Chinese Auction for adults and kids and bingo starting at 6:30 pm.  Everyone is invited to attend.


Ends 10/5- St. Anthony Church in St. Anthony , ND, will hold its Fall Dinner, Fair & Raffle on Sunday, October 5, 2014. Noon dinner in church basement includes fried chicken, roast beef, potatoes, kuchen & trimmings.  Dinner tickets: adults $8.00, children 3-12 $4.00, children under 3 free.  Bingo, silent auction, paddle wheel and other games will be held in the Verein Hall from 12:30 to 4:00 pm ending with drawings for parish and Christian Mothers raffles.  St. Anthony Church is now handicapped accessible.


Ends 10/10 –  Sanford Women’s Health Center will host the 18th annual Run and Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness Friday, Oct. 10. The event includes an 8K competitive run and walk, a 4K non-competitive walk and an education forum featuring wellness screenings and information about breast cancer prevention and treatment. Men and women of all ages are invited to attend the event. The registration fee is $25 per person by Oct. 8 and $30 after Oct. 8. Registration and the education forum begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Sanford Women’s Health Center located at 1100 College Drive. Each participant receives a long-sleeve performance shirt and refreshments. To register, visit or call the Sanford Women’s Health Center at (701) 323-6376.


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


Ends 10/20 – Everyone is invited to attend a benefit for Kyleen Ekstrom on Monday, October 20th at the Mandan Pizza ranch beginning at 5:00 pm.  A portion of each buffet bought will be donated to Kyleen to help cover medical costs.  Tip and donations are also welcomed or an account has been set up at Security First Bank in Mandan.  Kyleen is a cancer survivor, however post-operative infections were contracted after one of the tumor surgeries.  Kyleen has been unable to work since her surgery and any donations received will help with her financial situation.


Ends 10/31 – The 55th Annual Buffalo Supper in Streeter will take place on Friday, October 31st at Memorial Hall in Streeter.  Serving begins at 4:30, admission is $18 per adult, $8 children 6-12, children under 6 eat free.  If you need any other information please contact Elsie at 701-424-3476.


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 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. (

Ends xx/xx- You can make the worldd 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  


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


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