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Paws for Brittany

May 10, 2014 Registration 8am, Walk/Run 9am

Wildwood Park, 1800 S. Roddis Ave., Marshfield
2.3-mile walk/run to honor Brittany Zimmermann. Proceeds benefit Marshfield Area Pet Shelter. Dogs on leashes welcome.

Cost: Adults $25, children 6-12 $10, under 6 FREE. Register by April 21 to guarantee a t-shirt.

Register online at http://pawsforbrittany.com/

Angie: 715-207-9180



Saratoga EMS "Ride 4 Life"

Jul 26, 2014 Registration 10am, Ride Leaves 11am

Saratoga Town Hall (1120 Hwy 73 So.) Wisconsin Rapids, 54494
When: Saturday July 26th, 2014

Where: Saratoga Town Hall
(1120 Hwy 73 South, W.R.)

Registration 10:00-11:00 A.M.
Ride Leaves at 11:00 A.M.

*$15 Per Person/Includes 1 raffle ticket
for $100 at end of ride

Music By:
Running with Scissors
7 p.m.-11 p.m.

*Food *Refreshments *Raffles

Ride is going to Wild Cat Mountains. Ride is leaving at 11:00am and should return to town hall 5/6pm. Please come support a local first responder group help raise money to purchase new supply to help better the community as the health field is always improving with technology. Running with Scissors is a band out of Madison, Wisconsin. They play a mix of music.

Come support a good cause and have a good time!!

Samantha Heeg
715-323-1439



Benefit for Breanna Zajackowski

Apr 26, 2014 2pm - 8pm

Homestead, 8507 Hwy 52, Wausau, WI.
musie by the Benaszeski Brothers Band, raffles, games and food

Greg or Mary Ann 715-842-8737


Homeless Project Rummage Sale

May 2, 2014 - May 3, 2014 8:30am - 6pm

1017 Western Ave, Mosinee (Follow Homeless Project Rummage Sale Signs)
This sale is to raise funds to donate a security camera system to The Warming Center in Wausau. There is a Great need for it. The system would help prevent altercations from both outside and inside of the center, for a safer place for the Homeless.

We are currently taking donations for this sale of gently used items. Please, no Non-working items. Our event link https://www.facebook.com/events/1401929180082536/?context=create&ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming&source=49

Jane Blarek, 715-340-7600, 2xcharm28@gmail.com


4th Annual Mike's Run

Jun 21, 2014 7:30am Registration, 9am 5-Mile Start, 9:15am 2-Mile Start

Jack Hackman Field, Marshfield WI
Mike was an incredible father, brother, son, and friend. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.. On the surface, Mike had it all – Valedictorian, State Champion athlete, loving family, and a great heart. Everyone knew Mike was destined for success and happiness. However, inside he struggled with anxiety and depression for most of his life. He battled that illness in every way possible, before ending his life on June 23, 2010.

Marshfield Clinic and the family and friends of Mike Hackman are joining together to speak out about mental illness. Through Mike's Run, we want to bring an awareness of mental health problems to the public and provide a hopeful message for all of the people affected by these challenges. Help us spread awareness of mental health issues and decrease the stigma. We need your support.

Race Information:
5 Mile Run-
- $20 registration fee
- Route on bike/walking trail and on neighborhood streets
- Cash prizes awarded for top finishers. high school athletes are not eligible to win cash prizes per WIAA regulations
- No walkers, rollerblades or stollers on this course.
- Course map available at www.marshfieldclinic.org/mikesrun

2 Mile Fun Run/walk-
- $15 registration fee
- Route on bike/ walking trail around the fields
- Families and strollers are welcome

Schedule of Events:
7:30 a.m. -- Registration
9:00 a.m. -- 5 Mile Start
9:15 a.m. -- 2 Mile Start

Post Race Activities:
Award presentation following the race.
Proceeds from Mike's Run will benefit mental health services at Marshfield Clinic such as family resources, support groups and new treatment options.

NEW THIS YEAR-- Form a team and encourage your friends and family to get involved!

Danielle Nystrom, 715-316-8009


Leader-Telegram Lil' Buckshot Run

Aug 27, 2014 6pm

Carson Park - Eau Claire, WI 54703
Join Special Olympics WI for the 32nd Annual Leader-Telegram Buckshot Run. This 2 Mile run/walk in and around beautiful Carson Park is ranked one of the top 10 races in Wisconsin. It’s family friendly yet tough enough for the hard-core competitors. Ages 5-85 typically participate. The Lil' Buckshot race is geared toward those who cannot participate in the larger 2 and 5 Mile race on Saturday, August 30, or for those who want to do both days.
Registration and check in for the Wednesday night event begins at 5:30 and the race starts at 6pm. Concessions, music and an awards ceremony will follow.
100% of money raised from the race stays locally to help 1,000 Special Olympics athletes with intellectual disabilities train and compete in sports year-round. It’s a life changing opportunity for these kids and adults.
The Leader-Telegram Buckshot Run is good ol' fashioned family fun. For details about Saturday's race, please check the calendar of events for Saturday, August 30.
Volunteers needed. Contact Karen ASAP, kkraus@specialolympicswisconsin.org


Karen Kraus
715-833-0833
Volunteers needed. Contact Karen ASAP, kkraus@specialolympicswisconsin.org



Leader-Telegram Buckshot Run

Aug 30, 2014 9am

Carson Park, Eau Claire, WI 54703
Join us for the 32nd Annual Leader-Telegram Buckshot Run benefitting Special Olympics Wisconsin. This 2 and 5 Mile run/walk in and around beautiful Carson Park is ranked one of the top 10 races in Wisconsin. It’s family friendly yet tough enough for the hard-core competitors. Ages 5-85 typically participate and average attendance is 1,500 people. Help us grow this year’s event by inviting a family member or friend to join you!
100% of money raised from the race stays locally to help 1,000 Special Olympics athletes with intellectual disabilities train and compete in sports year-round. It’s a life changing opportunity for these kids and adults.
After the race, enjoy concessions, live music, race results and an awards ceremony during the Party in the Park. There’s even a kids’ race starting at 11:30 with local business mascots.
For those who can’t attend Saturday, there’s a 2 mile race on Wednesday, August 27. Registration at 5:30, race at 6:00 with award and concessions to follow.
Volunteers needed. Contact Karen ASAP, kkraus@specialolympicswisconsin.org


Karen Kraus
715-833-0833
Join us for the 32nd Annual Leader-Telegram Buckshot Run benefitting Special Olympics Wisconsin. This 2 and 5 Mile run/walk in and around beautiful Carson Park is ranked one of the top 10 races in Wisconsin. It’s family friendly yet tough enough for the hard-core competitors. Ages 5-85 typically participate and average attendance is 1,500 people. Help us grow this year’s event by inviting a family member or friend to join you!
100% of money raised from the race stays locally to help 1,000 Special Olympics athletes with intellectual disabilities train and compete in sports year-round. It’s a life changing opportunity for these kids and adults.
After the race, enjoy concessions, live music, race results and an awards ceremony during the Party in the Park. There’s even a kids’ race starting at 11:30 with local business mascots.
For those who can’t attend Saturday, there’s a 2 mile race on Wednesday, August 27. Registration at 5:30, race at 6:00 with award and concessions to follow.
Volunteers needed. Contact Karen ASAP, kkraus@specialolympicswisconsin.org




Taste of Town

Apr 26, 2014 4pm - 8pm

Edison Club - 623 Edison St., Antigo, WI 54409
Come sample local favorite dishes and foods provided by area restaurants and businesses from 4-8 pm. Food tickets will be available for purchase plus raffles. Live Music to follow.

All proceeds benefit the 2014 United Way of Langlade County Affliates including:
Alzheimers Association
American Red Cross
Antigo Food Pantry
Family Resource Center
Habitat for Humanity
Antigo Visual Arts
AVAIL
Boys and Girls Club of Langlade County
Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts
Child Care Connection
Disaster Relief Fund
Epilepsy Foundation
Langlade Adult Day Care Center
Langlade County EMS
LeRoyer Hospice
Salvation Army



Danni Grochowski


Soup-R-Kids Red Knights WI-4

Jun 7, 2014 11am - 2pm

Wittenberg Fire Station
Stop by the Wittenberg Fire Station and enjoy delicious homemade soups, Nueske's brats & wieners with a good will donation. There will be a 50/50 drawing and music. All proceeds from this event benefit Children's Miracle Network.

Red Knights Motorcycle Club WI - 4
www.redknightswi4.webs.com



Marshfield Walk to End Alzheimer's

Sep 6, 2014 Registration 8:30am, Opening Ceremony 9:30am

Wildwood Station at the Wildwood Park: 1800 S Central Ave
The Walk to End Alzheimer's is the Alzheimer's Association's signature event to raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer's disease. Start a team, join a team or sponsor a team. The 2-3 mile Walk includes food and raffles. If you can't make it on September 13th, register today to be a virtual walker! Proceeds benefit local programs of the Alzheimer's Association.

**There is no registration fee. T-shirts are awarded to adults raising $100 or more and Champions Club medals are awarded to those raising $500 or more. Youth 18 and under receive a t-shirt after raising $35.00.

Registration is required. Register online or day-of at the event.


Allie Swatek, Special Events Coordinator for the Alzheimer's Association, 715-845-7440


Life Run

May 17, 2014 8am

Rib Mountain Station, 5901 Hummingbird Rd, RIb Mountain, WI 54401
5K Run/Walk to benefit The Never Forgotten Honor Flight & The Salvation Army

http://www.liferun.wix.com/liferun


AIM for a CURE

Aug 2, 2014 - Aug 3, 2014 9am

Blackhawk archers Club, Cty Hwy Z Polonia WI
3D outdoor archery shoot to raise money and awareness for Cancer Research in Central Wisconsin. Blackhawk Archers is partnered with Marshfield Clinic for the 3rd annual AIM for a CURE

Laura Lauer
2948 Lindbergh Ave
Stevens Point, WI 54481
715-340-0671



Wisconsin Lions Camp Fun Run, Walk and Ride

Aug 16, 2014 8:45am

Rosholt, WI
On August 16, 2014, the Wisconsin Lions Camp will be hosting its 5th Annual Fun Run, Walk and Ride. This event is for runners, walkers, and bikers of all different skill levels. Proceeds raised at this event support our Summer Camp Program that provides a free camp experience for Wisconsin youth and adults with disabilities
The 5K run or walk and 10K run will be held on the beautifully maintained nature trails of the Wisconsin Lions Camp. Both the 15 mile and 30 mile bike rides start and end at the Camp and take you through a scenic countryside. Both events are chip-timed. The 5K and 10K courses are certified (WI-11021-DM).
More information on this event, including registration can be found at: http://www.wlf.info/events/fun-run-walk-ride/


WLF PR Manager Cecily Filtz, 715-677-4969 or cfiltz@wlf.info


Ladies Lifestyle Expo

Apr 22, 2014 5pm - 9pm

Smith Center, 1100 Marc Drive, Merrill, WI 54452
This is the 7th annual Ladies Lifestyle Expo. There will be over 45 vendors on site displaying their products. This is a cash and carry event. Door open at 5:00, Hair and Fashion Show will be presented by The Fresh Boutique and Waves Full Service Salon. Food and drinks will be available through Merrill Youth Hockey. All proceeds to benefit a non-profit organization. The Ladies Lifestyle Expo is presented by Marshfield Clinic and Blooming Wishes LLC.

Dawn Smith - 715-536-7313


6th Annual Woodson YMCA Duathlon/Badger State Games

Jun 14, 2014 Mandatory Meeting 7:30am, Race 8:30am

Aspirus YMCA, 3420 Howland Ave., Weston, WI
The Duathlon will offer a course consisting of a 5K run, 28K bike and ending with a 3K run for both individuals and teams. This is the perfect race to begin your triathlon/race season. Proceeds will benefit our Community Partners Campaign. Attend a mandatory race meeting at 7:30 a.m. and race starts at 8:30 a.m. Sat. June 14, 2014 at Aspirus Branch.

Fee is $40 per individual or $65 per team before May 15, 2014 or $55 per individual and $99 per team after May 15. For more information or to volunteer, call Christy Parks at 715-841-1854.


Shannon Wagman, 715-841-1850, ext. 208


Crum Run (Poker Run)

Jun 7, 2014 Registration: 8:30am - 9:45am Run Starts: 10am

The Last Straw (HQ), 1295 County Road F, Athens, WI
The Crum Family & Angels of Miracles are hosting a Poker Runs called the Crum Run on June 7, 2014 with our Headquarters being at The Last Straw, 1295 County Road F, Athens, WI in honor of David Crum.

We are holding this Poker Run to raise awareness and money for Childhood Colitis & Crohn's Diaease.

The Crum family lost David Crum who past away this past year. He suffered for years from Ulcerative Colitis which caused scar tissue over time from inflammation. Utlimately he passed away from a rare and terminal cancer called Cholangiocarcinoma. Also known as bile duct cancer.
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Pre registration: $25 for Entry Fee
- 1 poker hand
- event tee
- 2 drink tickets

$5 for 2nd hand

Day of registration: $30 for Entry Fee
- 1 poker hand
- event tee (while supplies lastl)
- 2 drink tickets

$5 for 2nd hand

***MORE INFORMATION ON HOW TO REGISTER WILL BE AVAILABLE SOON***
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POKER RUN ROUTE:

START: The Last Straw
1. Eddie's
2. Foxies
3. Memory Lanes
4. Landmark
5. Red Granite
6. Jumper's
7. The Last Straw

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BEFORE THE RUN:
- Coffee & Donuts
- Bloody Mary Bar

AFTER THE RUN:
- PIG & CORN ROAST
- Live Music provided by: Awesome Mother Pluckers
- Bucket Raffles
- Gun Raffle drawing (Pre-sale tickets)

KT Tucker
Event Coordinator
715.370.7297
www.CrumRun.angelsofmiracles.org



Soup-R-Kids for the Children's Miracle Network

Jun 7, 2014 11am - 3pm

Wittenberg Fire Dept
Delicious homemade soups served to benfit the Children's Miracle Network

French Pontefract 715-573-3869