Ona is the granddaughter of Lori & Jeff Mohlenhoff. Ona has been recently diagnosed with another type of brain cancer. L. Lenae Designs & Floral will be doing a raffle to raise money for Ona’s upcoming medical treatments. The raffle tickets will get you a chance to win one year of free flowers ($600 value)!!!! Each month you will receive a floral arrangement delivered to you for free in Yankton! Each ticket is $25! Stop into l.lenae designs & floral located in the old Gurney’s building! The winner will be drawn Sept.22nd!
You can find out more bout Ona’s condition and dontate online at www.youcaring.com.
Care for Critters “Run for Their Lives” 5K
Care for Critters is hosting its first ever 5K this fall, on September 23rd. There will be fun for all ages and species! This event will begin at the Coyote Statue outside of the MUC in Vermillion and includes professional pet photography, puppy “poop” toss, face painting, raffles, and more!
Bring your pet and come walk/run to raise money for local Trap, Neuter, Return (TNR) programs for the feral cat population as well as Heartland Humane Society. Heartland will be having adoptable animals at the race. The race will begin in the morning and events and lunch will commence in the afternoon. All types of donations for TNR programs, Care for Critters’ future events, or Heartland Humane Society will be accepted. All proceeds from this event will go towards TNR programs & Heartland Humane Society.
For USD students, registration is $5.00/person and $15.00 for non-USD students. (For families of 4 or more it’s $25.00 for the first group of 4 and $5.00 for every additional member; children under 4 are free.) Register at www.runsignup.com. Find more information on the Facebook page: Run For Their Lives 5k.
Get your red shoes ready (high heels, sandals, boots, athletic shoes…any style you want) and plan to join Southeast CASA at the Eagles Club in downtown Vermillion on Saturday, Sept. 23rd. The fun begins at 6:30 p.m. with raffles, a chance to win the $500 jackpot, and of course a few red shoe contests! The highlight of the evening will be the Dueling Duo pianos show. All proceeds will be used in Clay County to provide abused and neglected children with a CASA advocate.
Every child deserves to grow up in a safe, nurturing home. Unfortunately there are children in our own community who have been removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect by their parents. Who will speak for these kids in court when decisions are being made about their future? A CASA volunteer advocate!
By attending the Red Shoe Gala for CASA fundraiser on Sat., Sept. 23, you will be providing support for the advocacy services these kids so desperately need.
Sanford Vermillion is the sponsor of the Reverse Raffle jackpot. Every ticket holder is in the running to win $500!
Tickets are available at The Bean Coffee Shop, Willson Florist, and Davis Pharmacy in Vermillion.
Find more information at www.southeastcasa.org.
St. John’s Annual Bazaar & Fall Feast
St. John’s Annual Bazaar & Fall Feast will be held on Sunday, September 24th at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Wagner. Turkey and pork loin dinner with all the fixings will be served from 4:00 to 7:00 pm. Bingo, games, and booths for everyone will be taking place in the CCD center. Everyone is welcome!
Bragging Rights on Thursday Nights
It’s the last Bragging Rights On Thursday Nights of the year,Thursday the 28th! Support the community and non profits with love of cars! Come on out Thursday, September 28th from 6 pm to 8 pm, with your classic car, motorcycle, anything you have! Team Hope will be the non profit that is hosing the meal. This is free will donation! Nelson Racing Team will be attending with their Dragster and the Missouri Magic Band will be performing again. Bring your lawn chairs, come our for food, friends, music, and to support our local non profits! Bragging Rights is located in the parking lot behind Missouri River Associates, next to the Meridian Bridge. 124 Walnut Street, Yankton, SD.
For more information, visit the Facebook Event Page: Bragging Rights on Thursday Nights.
Get to the Point Half Marathon, 5K & Kids Fun Run
Calling all runners and walkers- register now for the Get to the Point half, 5k and youth fun run Saturday, Sept. 30th- Elk Point, SD. Also hosting the youth fun run- a mini .2 m for 5-8 year old, and a .4 for age 9-12. Every one receives a finisher medal and food and beverages when they come in.
Register at www.GetMeRegistered.com under get to the point Proceeds support the Clay-Union foundation, Inc. . it’s scholarships in 3 local schools and it’s community fund. Receive a kelly green long sleeve dri fit shirt if registered by 9/7 for the half and 5k. There will also be a number of other shirts for sale as well. Find more information on the Facebook Event Page: Get to the Point Half marathon, 5K & kids fun run.
Benefit Cruise for Ethan Crossman
Join Fire & Iron Station 57 Saturday, September 30th and “cruise” for Ethan Crossman, a 6 year old from Gayville who is battling cancer. Registration is from 11:00 a.m. – noon at Rock Bottom in Yankton. (Kickstands up at noon.) $20 per person with all proceeds going to the family. Stops include Meridian Corner, Irene City Bar, Bunyan’s in Vermillion, and Stringers in Yankton. There will be a meal provided at the last stop (free will donation). Find more information on the Facebook Event Page: Benefit Cruise for Ethan Crossman.
The Ernest Bowyer VFW Post 791 Parking Lot Pig Rost
Join the Yankton VFW for the Parking Lot Pig Roast, Saturday, September 30th. Proceeds will benefit Yankton United Way. Activities include kids carnival, bean bag tournament, beer pong, & flippy cup. Kings of Oblivion will perform live in the parking lot from 8pm-11pm. Pig roast will be from 4-8 pm. Get your tickets in advance for $10 or $12 at the gate.
Run from the COPS 5K Fun run
Saturday, September 30th 2017 – 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm at Prentis Park
Clark and Plum Street
Come join us again for the annual Run from the COPS 5K fun run. Come see if you are faster than the areas finest law enforcement officers. If your not… Its off to our jail and only donations to the local Fraternal Order of Police can bond you out!! Register at Allsportcentral.com early to guarantee your T-shirt. Any questions contact Dave Kyte at firstname.lastname@example.org or 605-677-7100.
St. Wenceslaus Parish Annual Bazaar
Don’t miss St. Wenceslaus’s Parish Annual Bazaar, Sunday, October 1st in Tabor. Serving chicken, dressing, dumplings, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetable & fruit salads along with kolache, rolls, & assorted desserts. Serving from 3:00-7:00 pm. A variety of games, concessions, & prizes will also be available.
Brews & Boutiques Fall Vendor Fair
Riverfront Broadcasting is hosting “BREWS AND BOUTIQUES” on Saturday, October 7 from 10AM until 3PM, located at The Landing in Yankton. If you are interested in being a vendor, fill out the form below or call Cynthia at (605) 665-7892.
Fire Department Pancake Breakfast
Enjoy a pancake breakfast presented by the Yankton Volunteer Firefighters & Ladies Firefighter Auxiliary on Sunday, October 8th from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm. This event will be located at the Yankton Fire Department Station #2. Proceeds support community projects through the Ladies Firefighters Auxiliary. Find more information on the Facebook Event Page: Fire Department Pancake Breakfast.
Provide hope and healing for cancer patients with the Simply D’Vine Wine Tasting & Auction Fundraiser, October 13th from 6:30-10pm. Proceeds benefit the Avera Cancer Institute Yankton. This special night offers something for everyone. Visit dining stations with an unbelievable selection of chef-inspired foods. Enjoy the large variety of wines and specialty beers. Try your luck with games and drawings. Bid on travel packages, fun experiences and one-of-a-kind items. Dance or listen to the music of piano duo,
the Hegg Brothers. Tickets are $60 each before September 10th or $70 after. Limited tickets are available, so order early. Must be 21 years of age to attend. Purchase tickets at www.avera.org or find more information on the Facebook Event Page: Simply d’Vine Wine Tasting & Auction Fundraiser.
Help the city of Wagner fund raise for new Christmas decor, October 14th from 3pm-8pm at the armory! All funds raised will be matched by the City of Wagner and used to replace highway light pole Christmas lights.
Relaxed day at the armory with your fellow community members – grab a plate of food or enter into the raffle! Events include: Craft Beer + Spirits tasting, Huge beanbag tourney! $20/team – registration @2:30 pm. Cash prizes for 1st-3rd (No spectator fee), and raffle prizes.
Must be 21 to enter. No coolers please. Find more information on the Facebook Event Page: Bags & Beer.
2nd Annual Yankton Lip Synce Battle
join the Yankton Sexual Assault Response Team and Community Response Team (SART-CRT) on October 20th for the Second Annual Lip Sync Battle! 6 teams will perform entertaining displays of Lip Sync-ing! Teams include our Yankton Community and the defending Champions from 2016. The audience will be able to vote for a winner. Tickets are $25.00 each. Support the Yankton SART-CRT on this fun night of competition!
For tickets: Call 605-668-5293 or email email@example.com.
*Only limited amount of tickets are available to call or email to reserve yours now! Find more information on the Facebook Event Page: 2nd Annual Yankton Lip Sync Battle.