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Junior AMVETS Carnival Fundraiser 4:00 pm
Junior AMVETS Carnival Fundraiser @ AMVETS Post 21
Jun 16 @ 4:00 pm
The Junior AMVETS of AMVETS post 21 will host a carnival fundraiser beginning at 4 p.m. today at the post home at 423 Trenton Ave. The festivities will begin with carnival-type games outside including a dunk tank, Plinko, balloon darts, pie-in-the-face and more. There will be prizes available at each game. There will also be a photo booth with props where patrons will get an instant Polaroid picture. There will be raffle items available throughout the event, as well as a silent auction. Hot dogs/bratwurst and side dishes will also be served for dinner. Evening entertainment in the canteen will be provided by Joe Lowery of Time Warp Mobile DJ. Meanwhile, the kids will be in a separate room participating in a dance contest. Proceeds from this carnival fundraiser will be donated to Save the 22, which provides 24-hour counseling services in an effort to prevent the suicide of an average of 22 veterans per day who are suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
Mark Gillfillan 5K Memorial Run/Walk 7:00 pm
Mark Gillfillan 5K Memorial Run/Walk @ Riverdale Schools
Jun 22 @ 7:00 pm
The Mark Gillfillan 5K memorial run/walk will be held at 7 p.m. June 22 at Riverdale Schools. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. Preregistration with a T-shirt is $15, or $12 without a shirt. All race -day registrations are $20. There will also be a 1-mile memorial walk and a kids’ quarter-mile fun run. Early registration must be received by Friday. All proceeds will benefit the Mark Gillfillan Scholarship Fund. Forms are available at http://www.5k4mark.com/. Call Christa Gillfillan at 419-722-8020 with questions.
Boy Scout Troop 322 Chicken Barbecue Fundraiser 4:30 pm
Boy Scout Troop 322 Chicken Barbecue Fundraiser @ Stonebridge Church
Jun 23 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Boy Scout Troop 322 will host a Harlan’s chicken barbecue fundraiser from 4:30-7 p.m. June 23 at Stonebridge Church, 2111 Stonehedge Drive. Tickets are $10 each and may be purchased in advance by contacting Amber Greeno at 419-306-1498 or from any Scout from Troop 322. Proceeds will directly benefit the Scouts by continuing to provide learning opportunities through campouts and new experiences.