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Making Strides of Rock County

Palmer Park, 2501 Palmer Drive, Janesville, WI
10 am (Registration starts at 8 am the day of the walk)
Palmer Park – City of Janesville
2501 Palmer Drive, Janesville, WI
three to five mile walk
No Cost to Participate
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is a celebration of survivorship- an occasion to express hope and our shared determination to make this breast cancer's last century.
You can help finish the fight against breast cancer by raising funds for and walking with American Cancer Society Making Strides of Rock County. Join more than one million people each year who are helping to end breast cancer.
For more information contact Miranda Knudson (608) 662-7546

Carrie Sweet

The Literacy Council Fundraiser at Granite City

Granite City 7140 Harrison Ave. CherryVale Mall Parking Lot
Help support The Literacy Council by dining at Granite City on Sunday, September 27th. Present the flyer (located on The Literacy Council Facebook page, link attached) to your Granite City server and 10% of your total tab will be donated to The Literacy Council.

Can't make it? To-go orders are included too!

For more information, please visit The Literacy Council Facebook page or go to

Center for Sight & Hearing Oktoberfest 2015

Prairie Street Brewhouse, 200 Prairie Street, Rockford, IL 61107
This fun-filled fundraising event will feature German style food, handcrafted beers, premium wines, a silent auction and live polka music. Proceeds benefit the Center for Sight & Hearing's outreach programs.

Tom Lasley

Discover the Spirits

Discovery Center Museum; 711 N. Main St. Rockford, IL 61103
Back by popular demand is an evening of frivolity and fundraising at Discovery Center. Sip and sample a symphony of more than 80 spirits. Entice your ears with the splendid sounds of live music and enjoy the entertaining company of friends during this enchanting night of fun. The evening’s surprises, tricks and treats include tasty tidbits, lively science demos, fortunes told by a palm reader, silent auction action, conversations with mixologists and much more!
Handicap accessible.
Adults Only event. Must be 21 or older to attend. ID required to enter event.
Reservations are $45/person. To make reservations or for more info, go online to

Contact Sara McKevitt at or 815-972-2834.

Walk to Defeat ALS

Aviators Stadium, Loves Park
Plan to attend this ALS Association hosted event as we raise awareness and funds to further the mission of the ALS Association.

Kendra Albers | 312.932.0000 |