Local Happenings Categorized: Philanthropic

Free ME from Lung Cancer: Save Your Breath 5K – Augusta, ME

A picture of last year's save your breath 5K volunteers

Date: November 3, 2019 Time:  7:00 – 11:30 am Place: Kennebec Valley YMCA 31 Union St, Augusta, ME 04330 Come out to support Free ME from Lung Cancer! Choose between a 5k run on Augusta’s Rail Trail, or a walk in Capitol Park. A $100 cash award will be presented to the top overall male/female runners, with a $25 reward per top male/female age group. The first person to finish with a stroller will also receive a $25… Read more »

The Grahamtastic Connection: 9th Annual 5k Run and Walk – Springvale, ME

The Grahamtastic Connection Logo

Date: Sunday, October 20, 2019 Kids Fun Run Time: 9:15 am Race Time: 9:30 am Race Day Registration and Pre-Registration Packet Pickup Time: 7:45-8:45 am Place: Nasson Community Center 457 Main St to 21 Bradeen Street, Springvale, Maine 04083 The Grahamtastic Connection is a non-profit organization that provides free technology to children with cancer and other serious illnesses. This technology allows these children to continue their education during treatment, and stay connected with their family,… Read more »

The Pink Pumpkin Run – Guntersville, AL

Date: October 26th Time: 7:00 am Place: Guntersville’s Civitan Park 1130 Sunset Dr, Guntersville, AL 35976 The Foundation for Marshall Medical Centers is excited to present the 10th Annual Pink Pumpkin Run to benefit mammography and cancer services at Marshall Medical Centers. For almost a decade now, the Pink Pumpkin Run has been Marshall County’s premier running event featuring a 5K, 10K, 1 Mile Fun Run, early registration and packet pick up, music, children’s activities, and the… Read more »

Graze at Pineland Farms – New Gloucester, ME

Date: Thu, Sep 26 Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm Place: Pineland Farms 16 Pineland Drive New Gloucester ME 04260 Graze at Pineland Farms strives to increase awareness about the importance of supporting local and sustainable producers. Their goal is to strengthen local communities and economies while creating new and sustainable income streams for local family farmers. They also feature local craft beer, spirit and wines producers. An evening at Graze at Pineland Farms begins at 6… Read more »

Big Fish Bright Future Bass & Crappie Fishing Tournament – Clinton, MO

Date: September 14, 2019 Place: Bucksaw Resort & Marina 670 SE 803 Rd, Clinton, MO 64735, USA Come out and fish for a great cause on the beautiful Truman Lake! Proceeds will go towards children’s dental health. Did you know that 51 million school hours are lost every year due to illness related to dental problems? Help make a difference in your community. The tournament fee is $125.00 per boat. All participants will receive a t-shirt,… Read more »