Cardinal Honor Run Saturday, June 11

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To volunteer for this event, click here to sign up or  contact:

Carrie Durant
Siouxland Federal Credit Union
Member Service Representative
(402)  412-5236-Work
carrie.durant@siouxlandfederalcu.com

The first annual Cardinal Honor Run, a 10k, 5k and 1 mile Fun Run/Walk, will take place during Cardinal Days on Saturday, June 11, 2016. This fundraising event, sponsored by Siouxland Federal Credit Union and Cardinal Days, will kick-off at Scenic Park, Riverview Dr. in South Sioux City, NE at 8:00 a.m. and will cross over the Missouri River on the Veterans Memorial Bridge and back. Walkers will be given the option to walk an alternative route on the bike path towards the Siouxland Freedom Park.

The registration fee to participate is $28 and includes an official Cardinal Honor Run t-shirt, fruit and water. Kids 13 and younger are free admission. Individuals and teams are encouraged to register early at www.CardinalHonorRun.com Registrations will also be accepted at all Siouxland Federal Credit Unions or event-day registrations will be accepted for $39 just prior to the event at 7:00 – 7:45 a.m. at the Scenic Park in South Sioux City.

The first wave of participants running the 10k will take off at 8:00 a.m.; the second wave for 5k runners will begin at 8:15 a.m. and the 1 mile runners/walkers will begin at 8:30 a.m. Packet pick-up will be available on Friday, June 10, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Siouxland Federal Credit Union, 3000 Plaza Dr. in South Sioux City, NE or Saturday, June 11 from 7:00 – 7:45 a.m.

100% of the proceeds from this event will stay local and benefit Support Siouxland Soldiers, a non-profit organization that supports our local Veterans and Military families with care-packages, groceries and meals, financial emergency grants and more. To sponsor the event and have your name or business name listed on the official event  t-shirt, please send your $100 check to Support Siouxland Soldiers, 1551 Indian Hills Dr. Suite 102 Sioux City, IA 51104 or online donations are accepted at SupportSiouxlandSoldiers.com Siouxland Federal Credit Union will be donating $1.00 per participant to Support Siouxland Soldiers for this event.

Register today at www.CardinalHonorRun.com

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Pizza Ranch Tip Night! Thursday, Dec. 3

Support the Siouxland Troops this Holiday Season! Join us Thursday, Dec. 3 at the Pizza Ranch on Floyd. Blvd. from 4:45- 7:30 p.m. We will be busing tables and Pizza Ranch will be donating all of their tips to Support Siouxland Soldiers! Hope to see you there!

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100% of the t-shirt proceeds benefit Veterans and Military Families in the Siouxland area with food baskets, hot meals, care-packages and financial emergency grants.


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Free Musketeer’s Tickets for Veterans and Military Families!

MUSKETEERS TO HONOR VETERANS AT HOME GAME ON NOVEMBER 7TH

Sioux City, Iowa – The Sioux City Musketeers will honor veterans and service members at their game against the Sioux Falls

Stampede on Saturday night, November 7th, 2015. Game time is 7:05pm, doors open at 6pm.

The team will be wearing special military jerseys for the occasion. The jerseys will be auctioned off immediately following

the game, with all proceeds going to the Support Siouxland Soldiers organization.

Dunes Surgical Hospital is sponsoring the event by offering two free tickets to all service members and veterans who

present either a military ID, American Legion ID, a VFW ID, a VA Card, or a DD-214 along with a photo ID. Service members

and veterans are asked to go the Tyson Events Center Box Office to pick up their free tickets in advance beginning on

Tuesday, November 3rd.

During first intermission, an enlistment ceremony will be held by the 185th Air Refueling Wing. There will also be a special

“Salute to the Services” medley, presented by Sports Clips, featuring the songs from each branch of the military, including

the U.S. Coast Guard’s “Semper Paratus”, the U.S. Air Force’s “The Air Force Song”, the U.S. Navy’s “Anchors Away”, the

U.S. Marine Corps “The Marine Corps Hymn” and the U.S. Army’s “As the Army Goes Rolling Along”. Veterans and service

members from each branch of service stand up to be recognized as the official song of their branch is played during the

Armed Forces Medley.

Support Siouxland Soldiers will be giving away free glow sticks to children in attendance to the game, as well as selling t-

shirts to raise additional funds to support their Food for Veterans program.

Musketeers Season Tickets, Single Game Tickets and FLEX ticket packages are on sale now. Contact the Musketeers office

at 712-252-2116 for details about saving money on and reserving your seat for every Musketeers home game during the

2015-201 season. For all the latest news, visit www.musketeershockey.com, follow the Musketeers on Twitter (

@musketeerhockey ) and “like” them on Facebook ( www.facebook.com/musketeershockey ).

 

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Thank You Thrivent Financial, Sioux City Explorer’s and All Who Joined Us!

Thrivent Financial, The Sioux City Explorers and Support Siouxland Soldiers joined forces during the July 3rd Explorer’s baseball game to raise awareness and monetary donations for Siouxland Veterans in need.

During the game Thrivent Financial presented Support Siouxland Soldiers with a check on the field; the Explorer’s auctioned off camouflaged jerseys and the fans took up a collection to assist Siouxland Veterans with food and personal care items. The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, the Marina Inn, Luciano’s and other anonymous donors provided gift baskets to be raffled off. Together over $9,500 was raised for Support Siouxland Soldiers. The evening wrapped up with an incredible win over Sioux Falls and post-game fireworks show by Lantis Fireworks.

Thrivent Financial and the Sioux City Explorer’s  have raised over $63,000 over the course of six years to support Siouxland Veterans, Service Members and Military families. Support Siouxland Soldiers provides free meals, groceries, care-packages, housing assistance and emergency financial assistance to Siouxland Veterans.

 

Softball for Siouxland Soldiers Tournament!

Floyd Softball will play host to the 1st Annual Commemorative Softball for Soldiers Tournament Friday, June 12 thru the 14 at Chautauqua Park fields in Sioux City, IA.  Teams from across the Midwest are invited to compete with 100% of the tournament proceeds being donated to Support Siouxland Soldiers, a non-profit organization that provides financial assistance, free groceries and care-packages to our Siouxland Veterans, deployed Troops and Military families.

The weekend tournament will kick off Friday, Jun 12 at 6:30 p.m. and run until Sunday, June 14. Saturday evening will include a special ceremony to honor our Siouxland Veterans with great food, music, raffles, prizes and more. The grill and concessions will also be available all weekend with specials and Military discounts.

The cost to register a team is $175 (100% of the proceeds will benefit Support Siouxland Soldiers) To register a team please visit floydsoftball.com for details or call 279-0248 or email Rita parkerfloyd618@gmail.com Deadline to register is Friday, June 5.

Download the Softball for Soldiers Registration Form Here!

 

Pancake Fundraiser For Rick!

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Rick Merrifield, a Western Iowa Veteran, has been diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. Rick and his wife, Lori, live in Pisgah, Iowa and need assistance with transportation and medical costs. Rick grew up in Moorhead and served in the Army and National Guard in Mapleton, Denison, Carroll and Council Bluffs. Rick spent most of his civilian life as a self-employed truck driver and can no longer work due to his illness. For more information about how you can help, please call Randy Archer at (712) 301-9584.

LeMars Community High School and Support Siouxland Soldiers team up to Support the Troops!

DSCF3778Huge “Shout-out and Thank You” to the Students, Student Council and Staff of LeMars Community High School for Supporting our Deployed Troops, Veterans and Military Families! We Salute You!

From September 30 to October 18, 2013, Le Mars Community Student Council ran a food drive for Support Siouxland Soldiers. Students brought in food items and/or donated money to the cause. In addition, student council members contacted local businesses for monetary donations to purchase needed items and to help pay for shipping. Boxes were also setup at both Fareway and Hy-Vee for people to drop off food items.

The high school library sponsored a Fun Friday to support the soldiers as well. Students that donated two food items or $2 to Support Siouxland Soldiers were able to play board games, card games, computer games or just sit and visit with friends during that study hall. In addition, teachers gave extra incentives to students to bring in items. The results were astounding! Student council members, with help of teachers Mark and Judy Zeka, packed 18 care packages for Siouxland Soldiers that are currently deployed. In addition, they collected enough food and personal items (such as powder, deodorant, hand wash, etc). to fill two vans with the seats folded down! These items will be used for SSS’ Food for Veterans program and a Holiday Care Pack. LCHS Student Council quadrupled last year’s effort. This is the largest donation of items ever collected for Support Siouxland Soldiers.

In addition, student council president, AJ Schroeder and senior member Ally Mullally presented Support Siouxland Soldiers with a check for $674 to purchase needed items. Special thanks go to the Hy-Vee, Fareway, and many local businesses for their support. If you want to know (Amy) this is what goes in each box: handful of slim jims and at least 2 large packages of jerky at least 2 packages of tuna or salmon 2-4 jif-to-go peanut butter numerous small packages of crackers and cookies handfuls of granola/snack bars 2-4 pudding cups (we had over 500 of these donated) ramen noodles microwaveable mac and cheese 2-4 microwaveable popcorn microwaveable soup handfuls of powdered drink mixes handfuls of bags of fruit snacks (had over 500 boxes of these) oatmeal packets single servings of trail mix, peanuts, sunflower seeds etc package of baby wipes (in Ziploc bags — 2 pkgs handwarmers, 1 deodorant, Gold Bond foot powder, hand sanitizer, and 4 individual hand wipes)- Hard candies were then poured on top to fill in the “holes” In addition to all of that (we had enough of everything except jerky to fill 32 boxes — would have had enough jerky but we put 2 big pkgs in each), we collected over 400 boxes of mac and cheese, 200 boxes of hamburger helper, a huge amount of tuna, soups, veggies, cereals, pasta, fruit that went to the Food for Veterans Program. F for V will distribute Nov. 11 to Veterans and we hope to have students able to go down and help distribute.