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Autism Awareness Fundraiser

Sycamore Veteran's Club 121 S. California Street Sycamore, IL 60115
Event will feature a speech about autism, live music, and food. Proceeds from the event will go towards Opportunity House, a non-profit organization that helps those with mental and physical disabilities find jobs.

T-shirts will be available for $10.

$1 gift bags included pins, magnets, and wristbands.

The $12 meal includes rotisserie Italian beef sandwiches, apple coleslaw, and baked beans with sausage.

250 tickets are available at Country Store and Catering locate at 456 N. Main Street in Sycamore, IL. Tickets will also be sold at the door.

For more information, please call Caprisha Williams at 815-528-8743 or email her at

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

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.