A List of Tri State Happenings

Tri State Happenings/WJOD

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Stork Affair Raffle

Dubuque Stork Affair Raffle is already up and going! Lots of great prizes and all $$$ goes to University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital. 
You can find all the details at https://bit.ly/2Zu7uAz

Village of Hazel Green Golden Calendar Raffle 

Call (608) 854- 2953 to purchase your Village of Hazel Green Golden Calendar Raffle Ticket(s) for a chance to win the daily drawing of $50 to $100 held February 1st thru April 8th. The final drawing on April 9th is worth $1,000. Winning tickets are re-entered in each daily drawing. Proceeds go towards the July 3rd Army Golden Knights Jump @ Rec Park.

Low-Income Energy Assistance Program

Through the Month of April, Individuals at or below the Federal Poverty Guidelines are eligible to apply for the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program facilitated through the Hawkeye Area Community Action Program. Persons in Dubuque, Delaware, Jones and Jackson counties can download an application and get complete information at www.hacap.org/energy  

Habitat for Humanity Pop-Up ReSale is Taking Donations

Dubuque and Jackson Counties Habitat for Humanity are accepting weekend drop-off donations through February 21st. See https://habitatdjc.org/events/pop-up-resale/ for donation and shopping details. They accept clean and working donations including: cabinets, plumbing and lighting fixtures, lawn and garden, furniture, appliances 7 years old or newer, and more.

Support Make-A-Wish Iowa’s Dubuque Campaign’s Silent Auction

Support Make-A-Wish Iowa’s Dubuque Campaign’s Celebration of Wishes from February 22nd through March 8th. Join their Event Page on Facebook at Facebook.com/MakeAWish.iowa or text WISH to 7 4 1 2 1 to register for the Silent Auction.

Daffodil Days Campaign

Daffodil Days Campaign will be held March 2nd and 3rd. To place an order mail your check made payable to the American Cancer Society to: American Cancer Society Discovery Shop, Attn: Jodi Federspiel, 2197 University Avenue Suite B., Dubuque, IA 52001. You may also email, charlye.jenkins@unitypoint.org, and you will be sent a link for payment. All proceeds will benefit the mission of the American Cancer Society and Relay For Life. (Gift of Gratitude:  $10,  Gift of Hope Bouquets: $20, Your Way Bouquet: $10 or Show You Care Box: $250-$500)

Girl Scout Cookies 

Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois invite you to order your Girl Scout Cookies with a local Scout or order online at https://www.girlscouts.org/ Orders accepted thru March 14.

Dubuque PONY Baseball League Registration

Registration for the 2021 Dubuque PONY baseball league is open now through March 26. All Tri-State youth ages 4-14 are eligible to register and all players will get the opportunity to play. Visit www.dbqpony.org for details and to register. All games are held at Derby Grange Golf and Recreation from late April through the end of June.

Dubuque Girls Independent League  Summer League Registration

Dubuque Girls Independent League  Summer League Registration is Now Open. To register, or for more information, visit http://www.dgilsoftball.com.

Caregiver Support Group for Caregivers of Dementia Patients/Family Members

24-Hour Care and Oak Park Place host a Caregiver Support group for caregivers taking care of Dementia Patients/family members conducted by trained facilitators. Join them virtually the last Friday of each month at 1:00pm. Contact Sara Kirkpatrick or Nicole Karberg for log in information.
skirkpatrick@oakparkplace.com or phone (563) 585-4152
nicole@24hourcarehha.com or phone (815) 777-2424

Project Recovery Wisconsin.

Are you feeling stressed or anxious because of the pandemic?  Many farmers and farmworkers are experiencing the same feelings of exhaustion, irritability, anger, sleeplessness, and worry. Free, confidential support is available through Project Recovery Wisconsin. Call 833-FARM-HELP to connect with an outreach worker.

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 Monday March 1st.

Key West Fire Department will host a Community Blood Drive 10640 Lake Eleanor Rd, inside the MVRBC Donor Bus. To donate, click here to schedule : https://login.bloodcenter.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/94538 You may also schedule by calling Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center at 1-800-747-5401. Masks and appointments are required.

Friday March 5th

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST CHURCH in Peosta Fish Fry 4:30pm till 8pm  CARRY OUTS ONLY! 3 Different options available including Cod with all the fixings, Cod only, or grilled cheese sandwiches.

Saturday March 6th
St Donatus Catholic Church Drive Thru Steak Fry from 4:30-8pm. It  features your choice of Kalme's ribeye steak or 2 chicken breast, baked potato, vegetable salad and dinner roll for $20. You may also purchase chances to win $250! If you have any questions please contact Mike Theisen at 563-590-3304.
Make-A-Wish Iowa’s Dubuque Gala will be held at 5pm at the Grand River Center 500 Bell Street. Reserve your ticket or make a donation to the event or auction by visiting  https://go.tikly.co/events/41 . All proceeds will help grant wishes for Iowa children facing a critical illness.
The Dubuque County Conservation Board in conjunction with Dubuqueland Pheasants Forever is offering the annual Becoming an Outdoor Woman (BOW) event at the Swiss Valley Nature Center from 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM. Registration required and spaces are limited! Visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/137816186925 to register! Donation recommended for lunch provided by Dubuqueland Pheasants Forever. Masks will be required when social distancing cannot be achieved.
Spend Lent with the life and teachings of Dorothy Day and Thomas Merton through Sinsinawa Mound Center’s Lenten Series—On Pilgrimage: Dorothy Day and Thomas Merton. Eric Anglada, ecological programming coordinator, leads this online retreat from 10 to 11 a.m. CST Saturdays, March 6 and 20. Sign up for one, or two sessions. Themes are Life of Prayer (March 6), and Love in Action (March 20). The fee is $10 per person per session, and the registration deadline is at 4 p.m. the Thursday before the event. Please register by contacting Guest Services at 608-748-4411 or visiting our website at www.sinsinawa.org/moundcenter.
Saturday March 20th
Spend Lent with the life and teachings of Dorothy Day and Thomas Merton through Sinsinawa Mound Center’s Lenten Series—On Pilgrimage: Dorothy Day and Thomas Merton. Eric Anglada, ecological programming coordinator, leads this online retreat from 10 to 11 a.m. CST Saturday March 20. Theme isLove in Action The fee is $10 per person per session, and the registration deadline is at 4 p.m. the Thursday before the event. Please register by contacting Guest Services at 608-748-4411 or visiting our website at www.sinsinawa.org/moundcenter.
Sunday March 21st
Looking for 3 or 4 year old preschool for next school year. La Salle Catholic School in Holy Cross will be hosting a preschool open house on Sunday, March 21st from 10am-noon. Reservations are appreciated but not required. Please RSVP by calling La Salle school office at 563-870-2405.

Thursday, March 25,

Grant County Master Gardeners invite you to join their virtual, Triple Speaker Series from 6:30pm till 7:30pm. Sessions are free and open to all. Registration is required. Register by calling (608)723-2125 or email: lori.vesperman@wisc.edu  Zoom link will be sent, via email, to registered participants. Live sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm.  Tonight, “Web of Life” with  Christopher & Emily Appelman will be featured.