34th ANNUAL PINEAPPLE SALE & 33nd ANNUAL PINEAPPLE GALA PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Camp Courageous   
Tuesday, 09 August 2011 12:00
MONTICELLO, IOWA-Fresh pineapples will be in Iowa for the 34th Annual Pineapple Sale for Camp Courageous the weekend of August 12th-14th. The pineapples will be on sale at nearly 30 Hy-Vee Stores in Bettendorf, Cedar Rapids, Cedar Falls, Clinton, Coralville, Davenport, Dubuque, Iowa City, Marion, and Waterloo.  Sales are Friday, August 12thSaturday, August 13th, and Sunday August 14th. Most locations will have the ability to core and place the pineapple in a container for the customer.

The 33rd Annual Pineapple Gala, will be Friday, August 19th at the Cedar Rapids Marriott beginning at 6:00 p.m. This is one of Iowa’s largest charity silent and live auction with nearly 400 items ranging from $5 to condos. An exceptional Hawaiian dinner, entertainment, and door prizes, including a trip for two to Hawaii, are planned for this year’s Gala.  Volunteer Emcee for the evening will be Gary Dolphin and the volunteer auctioneer will be Todd Smith.  Tickets are $50/each or a table of 10 for $500. Auction items can be donated, or tickets can be obtained through the camp by calling Charlie Becker at 319/465-5916, ext. 2100 or e-mailing at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Many auction items can be viewed at: www.campcourageous.org. Special Camp Courageous overnight rates are available by calling the Marriott.
This year Camp Courageous will be honoring the Lions Clubs of Iowa and their support of the camp since the camp's earliest days.

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