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4th Annual Shannon's Soldiers Fundraiser Extravaganza

Hilltop Ministry Center ~ 8301 Mitchell Rd. Machesney Park
Shopping! Food! Raffles!! Help us raise money and awareness for our fight to end Multiple Sclerosis!! It's time to get a jump start on your Christmas shopping and all your holiday needs! Shop from nearly 50 fabulous vendors!! After shopping take a break and grab a hotdog and chips then head over to our bake sale to get some delicious goodies!! Get into our raffles for a chance to win some awesome prizes!! All proceeds will go to the National MS Society! We hope you will join us!!

Sarah Schaffer 815-262-0278

Center for Sight & Hearing's Oktoberfest fundraiser

Prairie Street Brewhouse, 200 Prairie Street, Rockford
The event features a variety of Rockford Brewing Company beers, premium wines and appetizers. Ticket price is $40.
Proceeds benefit the Center for Sight & Hearing's outreach programs. Our mission is to help individuals with a vision and/or hearing loss enhance their quality of life and live independently.

For reservations contact Lorena Merrick at 815.332.6823 or

Have Your Cake and Eat It Too Fundraiser

Radisson Hotel & Conference Center in Rockford
Rosie’s Birthday Club will be having their 5th Annual “Have Your Cake and Eat it Too” Fundraiser on Thursday, September 25, 2014, from 5:00pm – 8:00pm, at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center in Rockford. Tickets are $50 or a table of 8 for $375, and include your meal, beverage and dessert.

The celebration will include live cake decorating and a cake auction to benefit Rosie’s. Come and see what a dozen local celebrities, teamed up with professional bakers can dream up! You can help Rosie’s by bidding at the auction to take one of the cakes home with you. There will also be an opportunity to take part in a silent auction to win other great prizes.

Rosie’s Birthday Club is a nonprofit organization of volunteers who believe all children should be honored on the one day that belongs just to them. With community centers, churches and other organizations that serve children, we provide a gift and party to celebrate those who might otherwise be forgotten.
Rosie’s Birthday Club provides birthday presents and birthday parties for children at Northwest Community Center Boys & Girls Club, Carlson Boys & Girls Club, Blackhawk Boys & Girls Club, Second Congregational Church, Orton Keys Boys & Girls Club and RockHouse Kids. Rosie’s Birthday Club has been creating special moments in the lives of these children.

You really can have your cake and eat it too when you attend this fun-filled evening of good food and fantastic entertainment at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center in Rockford. Proceeds will benefit Rosie’s Birthday Club so that we can provide more children in the Rockford area with birthday presents and birthday parties on their special day!

To make reservations for “Have Your Cake and Eat it Too” Fundraiser or for more information about Rosie’s Birthday Club visit our website at or contact Vicki Benson at 815-543-7770.

Easter Seals Walk With Me Rockford

Aviators Stadium 4503 Interstate Blvd. Loves Park, IL 61111
Fundraiser for Easter Seals services in Rockford, IL. Individuals and teams can sign up for the Walk and 5K at: Contact Cindy at 815-961-7840 for more information.

Cindy 815-961-7840