Details for QCT SPONSOR - Ad from 2018-08-13

It’s not just a race!

The Nick Teddy Foundation of
Port Byron, IL, invites you to join
us on Saturday, September 8,
2018 for our Nick Teddy 5k! Help
us celebrate the memory of Port
Byron native Nick Strub, who died
of Ewing’s sarcoma at age 29.
This year’s event will be better
than ever! The day-long event
includes a 10k (brand new this
year!), 5k, Family Fun Run, and
Teddy Trot for the little ones.
Afterward, enjoy family fun,
food, and entertainment.
Our Kids Zone will be back with
bounce house, balloon figures,
and games. Our silent auction
and raffle tent will be packed with
items for you to browse.

NICK TEDDY 5K
DATE:
Saturday, September 8th

TIME:
9:00 AM

LOCATION:
Riverfront Port Byron, IL

Proceeds
benefit
Ewing’s
sarcoma research, and local
families affected by the disease.
This rare pediatric bone cancer
currently affects several QC area
children and adults.
In six years the Nick Teddy 5k
event has raised nearly $140,000.
Our most recent research award
was $10,000 to fund studies at
the Ewing’s Sarcoma Research
Program at the University of Texas
Southwestern. On the local level,
we follow and support several
patients and families during, and
after, their treatment.

The Nick Teddy Foundation
also partners with other Ewing’s
advocacy groups to explore
REGISTER:
research
options,
promote
The Cool Beanz Coffeehouse https://secure.getmeregistered.com/ awareness, and support patients
will be there with bracing coffees
nationwide.
to take the chill off in the morning get_information.php?event_id=130091
Stop by our website at
hours.
www.nickteddy.org for more
Food and beverage are
information
on
Ewing’s
MORE INFORMATION:
provided by our friends at Front
sarcoma, and how we help to
Street Brewery.
https://www.nickteddy.org/
#BeatEwingsSarcoma.
Then
enjoy
music
by
Proudly sponsored by First
Jordan Danielsen with Jef
Wealth Financial Group, Port
Spradley.
Byron Family Dentistry, Exelon Generation,
Quad City Times, Dispatch-Argus, and Quad
We invite you to run, play, and help us
Cities Online.
celebrate Nick’s life!

5TH ANNUAL BILL BELL JAZZ AND
HERITAGE FESTIVAL
Friday, August 17th
at 5:00 PM
Martin Luther King Park
Between 7th Ave and 9th St, Rock Island
Through Aug. 19. Presented by Polyrhythms this three-day event will
celebrate the indigenous music and culture of the people who helped
build the Quad-Cities. Saturday will feature a wide variety of vendors
selling local foods, crafts, information booths and a forum with
Champions of Autism. Performances include drum circle with Terranga
House, Metropolitan Youth program, the Curtis Hawkins Band, George
Rankin and the Cats, Miss Iowa, Manny Lopez Septet, Funktastic Five
and more. Participants should bring lawn chairs. Free.

FAIRMOUNT NEIGHBORHOOD
BLOCK PARTY
Saturday, August 18th
at 11:00 AM

FUR AND FRIENDS FUNDRAISER
Sunday, August 19th
at 12:00 PM
Riverside Family Aquatic Center

Davenport Public Library
3000 N. Fairmount St., Davenport
http://www.davenportlibrary.com

This neighborhood block party will feature an
afternoon of games, food trucks, giveaways, ice
cream, fine forgiveness, local services and more.
Free.

3300 5th Ave, Moline
http://www.molineparks.com
Participants can bring four-legged friends to this Dog Market featuring
vendors, giveaways, fun games and a food truck that will include a doggie
dish for pups. Dogs also can head over to Riverside Family Aquatic Center
for a doggie paddle. Half of the pool admissions will go directly to the target
project of converting Butterworth Park into a dog park. Doggie Paddle
times: 12:30-1:15 p.m. (under 40 pounds) and 1:45-2:30 and 3-3:45 p.m.
(over 40 pounds). Proof of updated vaccinations, DHLPP and rabies required
before entering the pool. Humans may only enter water up to knee level. $10
for one dog and one owner to swim. Free with charge for some activities.

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