Fundraising Event – The Arc Marion http://thearcmarion.org/ Thu, 23 Sep 2021 16:15:48 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.8 https://thearcmarion.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/icon-7.png Fundraising Event – The Arc Marion http://thearcmarion.org/ 32 32 HorsePlay Inc. Family Fundraising Event Begins Today in Sherwood | Local News https://thearcmarion.org/horseplay-inc-family-fundraising-event-begins-today-in-sherwood-local-news/ Thu, 23 Sep 2021 15:00:00 +0000 https://thearcmarion.org/horseplay-inc-family-fundraising-event-begins-today-in-sherwood-local-news/ HorsePlay will be hosting their big fundraising event, “HorsePlay’s Trail Ride”, today through Sunday at the Bolo Club, 738 Sinking Cove Road, Sherwood. The event will start today at 2 p.m. and end Sunday at noon. The fun will include a country hike, a live auction, and the annual HorsePlay dance with the Double Shot […]]]>

HorsePlay will be hosting their big fundraising event, “HorsePlay’s Trail Ride”, today through Sunday at the Bolo Club, 738 Sinking Cove Road, Sherwood.

The event will start today at 2 p.m. and end Sunday at noon.

The fun will include a country hike, a live auction, and the annual HorsePlay dance with the Double Shot band.

All proceeds will go to HorsePlay to help support its therapeutic riding program for children with mental or physical problems.

There are plenty of places to camp, so bring your horse trailers, RVs, tents or you can choose to rent a cabin. For more information on renting the Bolo Club, visit theboloclub.com.

Horses will also be available for hire for those who do not have a horse or the means to transport one. Cyclists can choose to follow the guided trail or explore on their own.

For more information on horse rentals, trails, parking and more, call 931-598-0702. Those who prefer not to ride are invited to attend and enjoy the beautiful fall weather.

Bingo cards cost $ 5 on Fridays or $ 20 for five cards with great prizes to present.

Cornhole will be available all weekend for fun family or team activities.

Fishing will be available to holders of a TWRA fishing license. Bring your own canoe or kayak to cruise down beautiful Sinking Creek.

Double Shot will be performing in the Barn Loft on Saturday and concessions will be available for purchase.

Homemade dishes will be prepared on site with chili and toppings served tonight for $ 10 per person.

On Friday morning, a tater-tot casserole will be available with a drink for $ 10 per person and dinner will include beef or vegetable soup with toppings for $ 12.

Saturday morning breakfast will consist of $ 10 burritos and dinner will be a barbecue with toppings at $ 12.

Sunday morning continental breakfast is $ 10.

The Double Shot group is made up of Lynchburg-born Andy and Lee Huffer, who have been performing since 2018.

While Double Shot plays country and western music, they play everything from Merle Haggard to Usher as well as audience favorites like Luke Combs and Alabama.

“We just want to keep growing,” Andy said. “Our goal is that as long as we grow and move forward, we accomplish what we want to accomplish. “

Lee said his end goal was to be able to perform on national and world tours.

Playing at events like HorsePlay’s fundraiser is a chance for the Huffer brothers to give back to those who have invested their time there and to stay in touch with their roots.

They said they love to play music and are excited to perform for a cause that will help children have an experience they don’t often have.

Andy and Lee said they were excited to play Bolo Club as they have the chance to perform in a barn which is an idea they wanted to do.

“Playing in a loft is going to be cool, and I can’t wait to see all the kids,” Lee said. “I don’t know what to expect, but I can’t wait to see what we got into.”

HorsePlay Inc. is a non-profit organization located at 815 Westside Dr., Tullahoma.

The organization offers recreational riding opportunities for children with mental or physical problems.

The goal of the organization is to help students build muscle strength and coordination, develop relationships with horses and people, and have fun along the way.

The program is managed and certified under the guidelines of the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International.

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The Make A Wish Foundation is organizing a fundraiser; WCF donation kiosk https://thearcmarion.org/the-make-a-wish-foundation-is-organizing-a-fundraiser-wcf-donation-kiosk/ Wed, 22 Sep 2021 22:22:00 +0000 https://thearcmarion.org/the-make-a-wish-foundation-is-organizing-a-fundraiser-wcf-donation-kiosk/ September 22 — Dealing with children is one of the most stimulating – and rewarding – experiences in an adult’s life. But when that child suffers from a chronic or terminal disorder, the challenges sometimes become overwhelming. Medical costs often put families in financial stress, while health sometimes limits the family’s opportunities for recreation and […]]]>

September 22 — Dealing with children is one of the most stimulating – and rewarding – experiences in an adult’s life.

But when that child suffers from a chronic or terminal disorder, the challenges sometimes become overwhelming. Medical costs often put families in financial stress, while health sometimes limits the family’s opportunities for recreation and other activities.

But there is hope for many of these children, thanks to the Make A Wish foundation.

Faith Hacker, senior development officer for the Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana branch of the Make A Wish Foundation, was in London last week for a fundraising event at WWEL SAM 103.9 and to raise awareness of the nonprofit which grants the wishes of these children. The Radiothon featured several children who were the recipients of their wish, while others spoke of their needs and the desperate need for funds to continue the mission.

The average wish costs $ 10,000 per child and includes a family vacation, special equipment at the child’s home, or many other facets that will help the family.

In addition to Thursday’s fundraising event, Hacker and other Make A Wish Foundation staff will be holding a booth at this week’s World Chicken Festival to educate visitors about the organization’s purpose and needs. In addition to the information, donations are gratefully accepted.

To donate online, visit the Make A Wish Foundation Facebook page and click on the “Donate” button.

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TWV Cancels 2021 “Haunted Coal Mine” Due to Covid | New https://thearcmarion.org/twv-cancels-2021-haunted-coal-mine-due-to-covid-new/ Wed, 22 Sep 2021 07:00:00 +0000 https://thearcmarion.org/twv-cancels-2021-haunted-coal-mine-due-to-covid-new/ Theater West Virginia chief executive Scott Hill has announced that one of the theater company’s most profitable annual fundraisers has been called off in 2021 due to Covid. The next haunted coal mine, which was set for six dates in October, will not return this year, due to a growing number of Covid cases. The […]]]>

Theater West Virginia chief executive Scott Hill has announced that one of the theater company’s most profitable annual fundraisers has been called off in 2021 due to Covid.

The next haunted coal mine, which was set for six dates in October, will not return this year, due to a growing number of Covid cases. The event typically raises around $ 20,000 for TWV but was also canceled in 2020 for Covid.

Visitors go underground to the Beckley Coal Mine Exhibition on a train guided by retired coal miners.

“We not only depend on volunteers to go underground, but the gentlemen who drive the trains are all retired,” Hill said. “It’s one of the things that makes them really special.

“First, they know how to operate the trains and don’t hurt anyone. Second, they have been in real coal mines and are real living miners.

“Being retired means that they are part of that age group that Covid does not play with.”

The shutdown, which was voted on by the board of directors of the nonprofit TWV, will leave a funding gap, but Hill said the decision was made to protect the community and volunteers.

He asked anyone with ideas for a safer fundraising event to email him at williamscotthill@rocketmail.com

Hill noted that arts groups across the country are scrambling to make up for canceled fundraisers in year two of the pandemic.

“I recommend you pick your favorite art group and try to help them out during the haunted season, have a ride or a treat,” he said. “We are open to any ideas that would help us get through this particular situation. “

TWV still plans to perform “A Christmas Carol” during the third week of December in the Black Knight Historic City Park Ballroom, if the Covid transmission rate is lower.

“We’re hoping the numbers will adjust and, as some people far smarter than me say, we’re going to have a peak, and it’s going to go down.

“I hope it goes down and we can enjoy ‘A Christmas Carol’.”

He added that TWV is planning productions for “Hatfields and McCoys”, two shows to be announced and three concerts, including Phil Dirt and the Dozers.

All productions are subject to Covid recommendations, he added.

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Apple Festival Brings Fun For All Ages This Weekend At Homesteads Tower | Lifestyles https://thearcmarion.org/apple-festival-brings-fun-for-all-ages-this-weekend-at-homesteads-tower-lifestyles/ Tue, 21 Sep 2021 15:52:00 +0000 https://thearcmarion.org/apple-festival-brings-fun-for-all-ages-this-weekend-at-homesteads-tower-lifestyles/ Old times are not forgotten at the Cumberland Homesteads Apple Festival. The two-day festival, scheduled for September 25-26, is now in its 17th year. It’s a tribute to the original Homesteaders and their wisdom in preserving the bounty of their apple harvests that came from the many saplings brought back from their old homes. The […]]]>

Old times are not forgotten at the Cumberland Homesteads Apple Festival.

The two-day festival, scheduled for September 25-26, is now in its 17th year. It’s a tribute to the original Homesteaders and their wisdom in preserving the bounty of their apple harvests that came from the many saplings brought back from their old homes.

The neighborhood now known as Cumberland Homesteads was born out of a difficult life brought about by the Great Depression. Federal planners developed the program under Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s New Deal to lend a hand to farmers, coal miners and workers in Upper Cumberland by setting them up on small farms with businesses owned by the community.

While many similar programs have failed, the Cumberland Homesteads have thrived in large part thanks to the hard work and ingenuity of the Appalachians. The pride is evident in the many “Homestead Houses” scattered south of Crossville and around Cumberland Mountain State Park.

In the center is the majestic octagonal Homestead Tower with its museum and staircase winding around a 50,000 gallon water tank to the observation deck at the top. It shares a campus with Homestead Elementary School. Now part of the Cumberland County School District, the school was part of the Cumberland Homesteads, with a unique campus of cottage-style classrooms that blend seamlessly into the surrounding community.

The sprawling campus that the two share makes it ideal for hosting the Apple Festival and its many activities. More than 200 vendors are expected, including heritage artisans demonstrating their know-how to the delight of festival-goers. Be on the lookout for antique tractors, quilts, weaving, basketry, and woodcarving – and keep your ears open for ‘spinning threads’ narration and on-going musical entertainment.

Paul V. Smith will be offering free mule-drawn wagon tours on the first morning of the festival. Cumberland County Master Gardeners will be hosting a children’s craft at their booth. Children will also enjoy a petting zoo, playground and obstacle course, face painting, balloon animals, cotton candy and much more!

Of course there will be apples. The demand for French fries is a festival favorite, and the cider is flowing.

The music includes country, Americana, big band, and soft rock groups, with performances starting at 9 a.m. on Saturdays. There will be a special performance from the Cumberland County Playhouse from 11:30 am to noon. Sunday, enjoy gospel music from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The $ 5 admission is valid for both days and includes a free visit to the Homesteads Tower Museum. Children 10 and under are admitted free.

The festival hours will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Visit cumberlandhomesteads.org/applefestival for more information.

The Cumberland Homesteads Apple Festival is a fundraising event for the Cumberland Homesteads Tower Association, a non-profit organization committed to upholding the district and the ideals of Cumberland Homesteads. Proceeds help keep the Tower Museum and the Homesteads House Museum on Pigeon Ridge Rd. Open to the public.

Take a taste of the past and see why Tennessee’s greatest historic district is being touted as the showcase for the New Deal.

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United Way of Texarkana to launch its 97th fundraising campaign on Friday https://thearcmarion.org/united-way-of-texarkana-to-launch-its-97th-fundraising-campaign-on-friday/ Tue, 21 Sep 2021 04:19:15 +0000 https://thearcmarion.org/united-way-of-texarkana-to-launch-its-97th-fundraising-campaign-on-friday/ This year will mark the launch of the 97th annual United Way of Greater Texarkana campaign. The event will take place on Friday, from noon to 1:00 p.m. at the Texarkana Texas Convention Center. Last year’s event was held virtually and the UWGT is still over $ 200,000 in arrears due to lost fundraisers, employees […]]]>

This year will mark the launch of the 97th annual United Way of Greater Texarkana campaign. The event will take place on Friday, from noon to 1:00 p.m. at the Texarkana Texas Convention Center.

Last year’s event was held virtually and the UWGT is still over $ 200,000 in arrears due to lost fundraisers, employees on leave and laid-off employees. Last year, more than $ 50,000 was paid for expenses related to COVID, said CEO / Chairman Mark Bledsoe.

“This is a crucial fundraising year for us,” he said. “We are delighted to finally be able to meet in person. We will be applying a lot of social distancing and COVID protocols to some extent. “

Bledsoe said the fundraising goal for this year is $ 900,000. Last year UWGT raised just over $ 750,000.

“We’re still catching up, I mean I’m not going to say we don’t,” said Bledsoe. “We still have to dip into funds for rainy days, and I would like to get to a point where we won’t do that again. The board has decided to go ahead and fund everything to full force. like we did the year before, and that’s what is needed to make it work. But we can’t keep doing it because at some point if we can’t keep catching up the delay, it could affect the amount of money that goes to the programs. And we don’t want that to happen. “

Texarkana, Texas, Mayor Bob Bruggeman and United Way Campaign Chair Tina Bell will attend the launch event. Josh Nichols from Texarkana Resources. will sing the national anthem.

James Henry Russell, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Arnold Companies, will be the inspiring speaker.

“Event cancellations, as well as companies that have had to make adjustments this year, have made it difficult to meet our fundraising goals,” said UWGT Board Chairman Mike Mahone. “The partner agency programs that we support are essential, so I am asking our community to step up where it can. We need everyone’s help to get through this.”

UWGT events that have been canceled include, but are not limited to: Live United Bowl, Cooper Tire’s annual Big Bass Tourney, Battle on the Border concert, Uncork Your Support, and the sixth annual Community Wide Rummage Sale.

Eight 55-inch smart TVs will be raffled off in the UWGT campaign raffle on the non-profit organization’s website. In the raffle, $ 60 will give a supporter one chance, while $ 120 will give three chances and $ 240 will give 10 chances to win a Smart TV.

UWGT’s service area officially covers nine counties in northeast and southwest Arkansas.

“We need the support of the community to help recoup the deficit,” said Bledsoe. “Any business, company or person willing to help would be greatly appreciated. Simply call our office at 903-794-3105 to schedule a campaign presentation. “

(For more information visit Texakanaunitedway.org)

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The aquarium’s virtual fundraiser begins Wednesday, with animal encounters, artwork and unique experiences https://thearcmarion.org/the-aquariums-virtual-fundraiser-begins-wednesday-with-animal-encounters-artwork-and-unique-experiences/ Mon, 20 Sep 2021 16:40:42 +0000 https://thearcmarion.org/the-aquariums-virtual-fundraiser-begins-wednesday-with-animal-encounters-artwork-and-unique-experiences/ Do you want to bask with lemurs? Is it your passion to paint with a penguin? Are you looking to shake suckers with a cephalopod, or play boss for a shark? If the answer to any of these questions is “yes,” you might want to take a look at the Tennessee Aquarium Virtual Fundraising Event. […]]]>

Do you want to bask with lemurs? Is it your passion to paint with a penguin? Are you looking to shake suckers with a cephalopod, or play boss for a shark?

If the answer to any of these questions is “yes,” you might want to take a look at the Tennessee Aquarium Virtual Fundraising Event. The online auction will begin at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, September 22 and will continue until 5 p.m. on October 4.

Among the many objects that participants can argue over are a variety of works of art created by human and animal artists, exciting behind-the-scenes encounters and experiences, and travel adventures including an eco-friendly tour in Costa Rica.

One of the highlights of the auction is the ability to choose a name for the Aquarium’s newest gentoo penguin chick, which hatched in June. The winning bidder will also be able to dress up for a hands-on interactive experience by feeding the playful birds of Penguins’ Rock and painting with one of the other penguins.

For guests who enjoy living on the wild side, a shark encounter will allow them to help butcher squid and capelin to feed a variety of shark species, including swell sharks, cat sharks or sharks- shoulder pads. Next, winning bidders will help target feeding large toothy sharks and sand tiger sharks from a walkway spanning above the Aquarium’s 618,000 gallon Secret Reef exhibit.

Those who prefer paws to fins and feathers can bid on experiences with North American river otters or residents of the Lemur Forest Gallery. These behind-the-scenes opportunities will show guests, firsthand, what it takes to care for the Aquarium’s beloved mammals, from food preparation and animal enrichment to workouts.

The virtual auction also includes dozens of works of art created by the Aquarium animals and works generously donated by local and regional artists.

The Aquarium’s fall fundraiser is sponsored by The Chattanooga Times Free Press. All proceeds will help support the Aquarium’s non-profit mission to connect the public with nature and inspire them to make informed decisions about water and wildlife.

See the full list of auction items at https://www.32auctions.com/aqua2021

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SabesWings Charity Fundraising Weekend Begins in Paso Robles https://thearcmarion.org/sabeswings-charity-fundraising-weekend-begins-in-paso-robles/ Mon, 20 Sep 2021 04:28:22 +0000 https://thearcmarion.org/sabeswings-charity-fundraising-weekend-begins-in-paso-robles/ Former professional baseball player Bret Sabgerhagen and his wife Kandyce hosted the first day of their sold-out fundraising event on Sunday. All proceeds from the two-day event go to the Saberhagen cancer charity, “SabesWings”, which helps cancer patients suffering from medical financial toxicity. The couple were inspired to launch “SabesWings” after Kandyce’s personal battle with […]]]>

Former professional baseball player Bret Sabgerhagen and his wife Kandyce hosted the first day of their sold-out fundraising event on Sunday.

All proceeds from the two-day event go to the Saberhagen cancer charity, “SabesWings”, which helps cancer patients suffering from medical financial toxicity.

The couple were inspired to launch “SabesWings” after Kandyce’s personal battle with breast cancer.

“We saw first-hand the cost of treatment for families, luckily we were able to take care of it, but a lot of people are not. This is where we decided to help these families, whether it is medically or the household bills that they are not able to pay because it is very expensive for a lot of these treatments ”, Bret said.

Sunday night included dinner, silent, live action, and live music by country music star Jason Aldrean’s band at Guyomar Winery in Paso Robles.

The charity event continues Monday at the Hunter Ranch Golf Course, also located in Paso Robles. Those who have purchased tickets will have the opportunity to participate in the golf event and a celebrity cooking class.

Tickets for dinner and the concert cost $ 400. Tickets for the game of golf and the cooking class are $ 300. A total of 380 tickets were sold.

If you or someone you know needs funds for cancer-related expenses, their website provides fill out forms to sign up for financial aid.

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Is a 5 km race too much for you? How about a 0.5 km run ?! https://thearcmarion.org/is-a-5-km-race-too-much-for-you-how-about-a-0-5-km-run/ Sun, 19 Sep 2021 14:02:11 +0000 https://thearcmarion.org/is-a-5-km-race-too-much-for-you-how-about-a-0-5-km-run/ Annie lindgren North Forty News Don’t miss the 2nd annual Wellington Fun Run 0.5K scheduled for October 9, 2021. That’s right, dot-5K! So it’s more like three blocks! “We are thrilled to bring this fun, family-friendly event back to the Wellington community. We hope to see people of all ages there to help us raise […]]]>

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North Forty News

Don’t miss the 2nd annual Wellington Fun Run 0.5K scheduled for October 9, 2021. That’s right, dot-5K! So it’s more like three blocks!

“We are thrilled to bring this fun, family-friendly event back to the Wellington community. We hope to see people of all ages there to help us raise funds for the Wellington Main Streets program, ”shares Tara Neckel, co-owner of Old Colorado Brewing Company.

The race starts at 11 a.m. Tickets are $ 30 for adults, $ 5 for kids ages 12-20, and kids 11 and under enter free. Tickets include one entry into the race, one drink ticket for one beer or non-alcoholic beverage, and a 0.5 km finish medal. This event is postponed from the pandemic cancellation of April 2020, so if you have purchased tickets they are usable for this event. Email info@oldcoloradobrewing.com with questions. The deadline for tickets is October 8, and you can order them on Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wellington-fun-run-05k-2021-tickets-163901099601.

This fundraising event, scheduled from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., begins and ends at Avuncular Bob’s T-Bar Inn, 3803 West Cleveland Avenue in downtown Wellington. All ages are encouraged to attend and friendly dogs are welcome. Participants can crawl, walk, move, jump, walk, roll, trot or run to the finish line, whatever brings you there! The Poudre Poms will be there to encourage you.

Kallie Cooper, Executive Director of the Wellington CO Main Streets Program, said: “THANK YOU for supporting our program by purchasing your 2021 Fun Run 0.5K ticket! Proceeds from this year’s event will help the program fund the Trick or Treat Down Main Street road closure and provide matching funds for Main Street: Open for Business Facade and Energy Efficiency Improvement Grant.

The Wellington Mainstreets Program is a 501c (3) non-profit organization with passionate citizens who champion community collaboration to improve and promote Wellington city center. By partnering with organizations and leaders at local, state and national levels, our program protects the historic character of the downtown core and promotes shared prosperity. To learn more about the Main Street program, please visit https://wellingtonmainstreet.org/ and follow @WellingtonMainStreet on social media.

A big thank you to the present sponsors Old Colorado Brewing Company, Sarah B in Stitches and Avuncular Bob’s at the T-Bar Inn, and a special thank you to the committee that organized this event. Follow the event on Facebook for updates. Old Colorado Brewing Company is hosting an after-party in its tasting room at 3700 W. Cleveland Ave in downtown Wellington.

If a full 5K seems too much, sign up for that 0.5K! Bring the whole family to this event which is much heavier on “fun” than “running”.

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James Ralph Heitmann | Obituary https://thearcmarion.org/james-ralph-heitmann-obituary/ Sun, 19 Sep 2021 07:00:00 +0000 https://thearcmarion.org/james-ralph-heitmann-obituary/ James Ralph Heitmann, 89, was born on October 24, 1931 in Gifford, Idaho. He was the ninth child of Louis and Marie (Brammer) Heitmann and the last to leave this earth for his heavenly home. On September 16, 2021, Jim passed away suddenly. He was born in the family home of Gifford and continued to […]]]>

James Ralph Heitmann, 89, was born on October 24, 1931 in Gifford, Idaho. He was the ninth child of Louis and Marie (Brammer) Heitmann and the last to leave this earth for his heavenly home. On September 16, 2021, Jim passed away suddenly.

He was born in the family home of Gifford and continued to live there until he graduated from Gifford High School as a valedictorian. He was baptized and confirmed in Gifford at the Lutheran Church of Good Hope. After graduation, Jim attended Lewis-Clark State College, where he played a year of basketball for the Warriors.

On September 24, 1950, he married LaVonne Carter at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lewiston, Idaho. The couple took root and made their home in the valley. In 1951, he accepted a job with Potlatch Corp. as a welder. He worked for the mill for 43 years before retiring in 1994.

Jim was extremely active in the community. He often worked alongside the LC Valley Habitat Organization, repairing and maintaining the Trinity Lutheran Church and helping his family, neighbor or friend with whatever they needed. He loved to hunt and made an effort to spend time in the great outdoors. Often times Jim and LaVonne would take the time to park their RV near the St. Joe’s River and pick blueberries.

As everyone knows, he was a devoted Warriors LC fan, often traveling with the baseball team to San Diego, Florida and Vancouver. In 2021, Jim and LaVonne received the Lifetime Warrior Award at the 10th Annual Warrior Athletic Association’s “Wake Up With The Warriors” Fundraiser.

Jim is survived by his wife of 70 years, LaVonne Carter Heitmann; sister-in-law, Laverne (Carter) Herndon; brother-in-law, Al (Chelsea) Carter; and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents, Louis and Marie (Brammer) Heitmann; siblings, Albert Heitmann (infant death), Anna Dorothy (Heitmann) Alkire, Norbert (Jean) Heitmann, Adetha (Pete) Smith, Carolyn (Pastor Dan) Cronrath, Clifford (Millie) Heitmann, George (Josephine) Heitmann and Georgene (Steve) Kovach; and brother-in-law, Don Herndon.

A celebration of Jim’s life will take place at 2 p.m. on September 25, 2021, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 920 Eighth Ave., Lewiston. Pastor Alan Daugherty will officiate. For those unable to attend in person, we invite you to join the live broadcast via Facebook on the “James R. Heitmann Memorial” page at fb.me/e/1X3SmLTDO. The family would be honored if you kept them in your prayers from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. as they gather for a private grave in Gifford. Pastor Val Beesley will officiate.

At the request of the family, masks are mandatory to attend Jim’s service. Due to COVID-19, there will be no meals served after the service. Thank you for honoring our request.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Jim’s name can be sent to the Lewis-Clark State College Baseball Athletics Association at lcwarriors.com. For more information, contact Melissa Weitz at mdweitz@lcsc.edu or call (208) 792-2492, or select a charity of your choice.

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Community Assistance Center Duck Race Scenes https://thearcmarion.org/community-assistance-center-duck-race-scenes/ Sat, 18 Sep 2021 17:17:37 +0000 https://thearcmarion.org/community-assistance-center-duck-race-scenes/ Jason fochtman, Staff photographer September 18, 2021 1of9 Volunteers guide rubber ducks on the man-made river at Big Rivers Water Park during the Community Assistance Center Duck Race on Saturday, September 18, 2021, in New Caney. The annual event raises funds for the nonprofit organization that provides resources and needs to struggling individuals and families […]]]>

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The 14th Annual Community Assistance Center Duck Race was held this year at a new location at Big Rivers Water Park in East Montgomery County. The CAC Duck Race is a family friendly community fundraising event to benefit the Community Assistance Center that helps county residents in crisis.

This year, approximately 8,000 rubber racing ducks tumbled, splashed, rocked and hurtled down the lazy river at Big Rivers Waterpark & ​​Adventures.

Proceeds from this event support Community Help Center programs which provide immediate assistance for basic needs of food, clothing, utilities, rent / mortgage payments, and household management services. case, fostering long-term solutions and stability for our struggling Montgomery County neighbors.

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