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Humility of Mary Housing, Inc announces new beginnings for their Benefit Sales PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Sister Mary Ann Vogel   
Monday, 14 May 2012 14:57

The annual benefit sale for Humility of Mary Housing that started in a garage 22 years ago and eventually moved to the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds has moved again. The new location is 3805 Mississippi Avenue, the new office building and donation center of Humility of Mary Housing. This building is off Kimberly, between Bridge and Eastern, just north of Habitat ReStore and east of Dahl Ford.

There will be two sales a year, one in the spring and another in the fall. The first semi-annual benefit sale will be Saturday, May 19, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, May 20, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m

This sale continues to carry a large selection of gently used or new items, all in working condition, including house wares, bedding, toys, jewelry, gift items, furniture, books, games and much more. This year clothing has been added to the sale. The sale is staffed by a growing number of fantastic volunteers who turn the sale into a social event. One is sure to go away with some special treasure.

All proceeds from this sale are used by Humility of Mary Housing, Inc. to provide housing and program services for single parents and their children who have been homeless. Through the program lives get turned around, children learn there is a different way to live, parents are provided with opportunities upon which they build the foundation for a greater future for their families.

Taco Dinner Fundraiser PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Karen L. Davies   
Monday, 14 May 2012 13:32
  Wilton Masonic Lodge #167 Scholarship Fundraiser

 Taco & Ice Cream Dinner

3 Tacos and Ice Cream

Saturday, June 9, 2012

4:00 pm until 7:00 pm

at the Wilton Masonic Lodge

405 Cedar Street, Wilton IA

 Dinner is $7.00 per person

 We hope you can attend and if unable we hope you will help support our Scholarship Fundraiser




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Written by Camp Courageous   
Thursday, 10 May 2012 07:12
MONTICELLO, IA - On Sunday May 20, 2012, Camp Courageous will hold its 25th annual "Crusin' for Camp Courageous" from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Presented by the Cedar Valley Street Rods, it is one of Iowa’s largest charity car shows and features hundreds of show cars, race cars, and trucks. This is a family event with a large silent and live auction, food, music, antiques, and a huge craft show. Pin striping demonstrations will be available, along with games, prizes, and camp's bouncy house for the kids! The Cedar Rapids Spirits dance squad will perform at noon. Also, the Camp Courageous train will be on the track to entertain all ages. All proceeds from this event goes to Camp Courageous.

Admission is $5.00 for adults. Children 12 and under are free when accompanied by an adult. This fee will admit you to all events including the car show, entertainment, and much more. Free parking is available.

Camp Courageous is a year-round recreational facility for individuals with special needs and is run on donations, without government assistance, formal sponsorship, or paid fundraisers. Over 6,000 individuals with special needs were served in 2011.

For more information contact Camp Courageous at (319) 465-5916 Ext. 2130 or visit

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Trinity appoints new foundation President PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Richard Martin   
Wednesday, 09 May 2012 12:31

Trinity Regional Health System has appointed Marika Jones as its new President of the Trinity Health Foundation, effective May 7.

Jones comes to Trinity with more than 17 years of experience in fund raising and foundation development. Most recently, Jones served in key development and coordination roles at the Figge Art Museum in Davenport. Prior to that, she held fundraising positions at the University of Michigan and Iowa State University. Jones also has provided fundraising consulting services to non-profit organizations including universities, health systems, museums and human services organizations.

“I am excited to work with Jones and know her broad experience in fundraising development along with her management background will be a great asset to our dedicated team of health care professionals,” Trinity President and CEO Rick Seidler said.

Jones earned her Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan and her Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago. Jones and her family reside in Bettendorf.

Former Trinity Health Foundation President Berlinda Tyler-Jamison will transition to her new role as Trinity’s Vice President of Community Impact and Advocacy.


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