9 Support Siouxland Soldiers Events! Concert, BBQ Fest, Dueling Pianos, Fall Festival, Monster Ball, Support Breakfast and More!

Veterans, Military Families, Community Supporters and Volunteers, 

Please join us for these 9 upcoming events! (See attached flyers) 

TOMORROW!! SAT SEPT 14, 3:00 – 10:00 PM “Up in Smoke” BBQ Fest, (Open to the Public) 
Family friendly event with live music, great food, raffle prizes and more hosted by the Marquee and Downtown Partners on Historic 4th. Good will offering will benefit Support Siouxland Soldiers

WED SEPT 25, 9:00 – 11:00 AM Waffles for Warriors (Veterans & Military Families) A Free Veteran Support Breakfast and Grocery Distribution @ Support Siouxland Soldiers

Monday SEPT 30 Support Siouxland Soldiers Volunteer Orientation @ Support Siouxland Soldiers (open to the public) Come learn about all of the ways you can get involved and support our local Siouxland Veterans and Military Families! RSVP at: https://www.facebook.com/events/2460152260898743/ 

SAT OCT 12, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 PM Free Family Fall Festival at Lakeport Commons (Open to the Public) This free family event will include fall treats, inflatable jumpy houses, face painting by Poppin’ Bottles n’ Brushes, Ninja Course by Tiger Rock, Rock Painting by Siouxland Rocks, Balloon animals by the Shrine Clowns, Games, Candy, Police, Sheriff, Military and Fire Rescue vehicles and 1 Free pumpkin per family while supplies last! Bring the entire family and we’ll see you Saturday, Oct. 12!   

SAT OCT 19, 5:00 – 8:00 PM  Military Family Monster Ball  (Veterans & Military Families)  This event is for all who served and their family. Includes dinner & dessert, dance, activities for the kids, prizes, costumes and the Elks Lodge will be giving out new coats for the military kids in attendance. Click here for $5 Tickets (Ages 3 and under are free) at:
https://supportsiouxlandsoldiers.networkforgood.com/events/13940-military-monster-ball

WED OCT 30, 9:00 – 11:00 AM Waffles for Warriors  (Veterans & Military Families)  A Free Veteran Support Breakfast and Grocery Distribution @ Support Siouxland Soldiers

FRI NOV 8 Brett Michaels Concert at the Tyson Event Center (Open to the Public) a portion of the ticket sales benefit Support Siouxland Soldiers Click here for Tickets: https://ev7.evenue.net/cgi-bin/ncommerce3/SEGetEventList?groupCode=BM&linkID=siouxcity-multi&shopperContext=&caller=&appCode=&RSRC=WEB_VEN&RDAT=SLIDER

SAT NOV 16, 7:00 PM Dueling for the Forces(Open to the Public) Piano Dueling Fundraiser at the HardRock Hotel & Casino and Guitar Auction for Support Siouxland Soldiers $20 Tickets at https://tickets.hardrockcasinosiouxcity.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=665

WED NOV 27, 9:00 – 11:00 AM Waffles for Warriors  (Veterans & Military Families)  A Free Veteran Support Breakfast and Grocery Distribution @ Support Siouxland Soldiers

Also stay tuned for more information on these upcoming events for Veterans & Military Families. 

DEC Date TBD Holidays for our Heroes Event –Dinner, Groceries, Gifts, Clothing & Resource Fair 6:00 – 7:30 pm 

DEC Date TBD Holiday Military Family Care-pack event @ Support Siouxland Soldiers

Military Monster Ball

On Saturday, October 19 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Support Siouxland Soldiers will host a Military Monster Ball @ the Sergeant Bluff Community Center. This event is for all who served and their family. Includes dinner & dessert, dance, activities for the kids, prizes, costumes and the Elks Lodge will be giving out new coats for the military kids in attendance.

Click here for $5 Tickets (Ages 3 and under are free) at:
https://supportsiouxlandsoldiers.networkforgood.com/events/13940-military-monster-ball

Six Upcoming Events for Siouxland Veterans, Service Members, Military families and Volunteers!

Veterans, Service Members, Military Families, Gold Star Families and Volunteers,
Please join us for these six upcoming events! Scroll down to view the flyers for each event. 

WED. AUG 21 @ 4:30 pm Renovation Chamber Ribbon Cutting @ Support Siouxland Soldiers, 1551 Indian Hills Dr. Ste 102. Enjoy refreshments and Come see our newly renovated space! We will be presenting awards to all of the organizations who donated their services to help us transform our space in less than a month! 

THURS. AUG 22 @10:00 am – 1:00 pm VA Stand Down @ the Long Lines Rec Center, 401 Gordon Dr. Groceries provided by Support Siouxland Soldiers, Lunch sponsored by Famous Dave’s & Tyson Fresh Meats, Clothing Distribution by Micah Project, on the spot health screenings and resource fair. Volunteers click here:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b48a8ad2ca4f94-stand

WED. AUG 28 @ 9:00 – 11:00 am Waffles for Warriors @ Support Siouxland Soldiers. 
In honor of Purple Heart Month, Support Siouxland Soldiers will host a Purple Heart Honorary Breakfast on Wednesday, August 28 from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. at Support Siouxland Soldiers, 1551 Indian Hills Dr. Ste 102. The event will include a presentation of Purple Heart pins at 10:00 a.m. to our Siouxland Purple Heart Recipients from Support Siouxland Soldiers and a check presentation from the Northwest Iowa Chapter 462, Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH). A free breakfast and grocery distribution for all Siouxland Veterans will begin at 9:00 till 11:00 a.m.
The Purple Heart Medal is awarded to members of the armed forces of the U.S. who are wounded by an instrument of war in the hands of the enemy and posthumously to the next of kin in the name of those who are killed in action or die of wounds received in action. It is specifically a combat decoration. We hope you will join us in honoring and thanking our Siouxland Purple Heart Recipients.
If you are a Purple Heart recipient and would like to receive a Purple Heart pin please email Sarah at siouxlandtroops@gmail.com or call (712) 541-8020. Volunteers Needed click here:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b48a8ad2ca4f94-support5

SAT. SEPT 14″Up In Smoke” BBQ Competition @ the Marquee. Hosted by the Marquee and Downtown Partners. Proceeds will benefit Support Siouxland Soldiers. more details to follow. 
Volunteers click here: https://www.volunteersiouxland.org/need/detail/?need_id=450748

WED. SEPT 25 @ 9:00 – 11:00 am Waffles for Warriors @ Support Siouxland Soldiers. 
A free breakfast and grocery distribution for all Veterans  
Volunteers click here:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b48a8ad2ca4f94-support5

SAT. OCT. 19 @ 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Military Monster Ball @ the Sergeant Bluff Community Center. A Support Siouxland |Soldiers Halloween Event for all who served and their family. Includes dinner & dessert, dance, activities for the kids, prizes, costumes and the Elks Lodge will be giving out new coats for the kids in attendance. $5 per person, Tickets available at https://www.facebook.com/events/2368509840064555/

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony!

Join us as we celebrate our newly renovated space with a Chamber Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Wednesday, August 21 at 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. at Support Siouxland Soldiers, 1551 Indian Hills Dr. Enjoy refreshments and learn about all of the volunteer opportunities we offer to serve and support our local Siouxland Veterans and Military families!

7 Upcoming Support Siouxland Soldiers Events

Please share these 7 upcoming support events with your fellow Veterans, Service Members and their family members. (See complete listing below) Hope to see you all soon! 

JULY 1 Care-Pack Event – Military families are invited to pack a box for their deployed Soldier. 6:00 PM @ Support Siouxland Soldiers

JULY 3 Explorer’s Game with Fireworks, Prizes, Military vehicles, patriotic jersey auction benefiting Support Siouxland Soldiers and more! Visit  http://xsbaseball.com/  for tickets 
7:00 p.m. @ Lewis & Clark Park

JULY 8 VRA Riverfest 
VRA Fundraiser for Support Siouxland Soldiers
5:00 PM @ Scenic Park SSC

JULY 25 Cherokee County Veterans Support Event 
Dinner, Groceries, Clothing and resource fair
5:00 – 7:00 p.m. @ Grace United Methodist Church in Marcus 

JULY 31 Waffles for Warriors and Groceries
9:00 – 11:00 AM @ Support Siouxland Soldiers 

AUG 22 VA Stand Down – Veteran Support Event 
Support Siouxland Soldiers will provide a grocery distribution
Lunch, groceries, clothing distribution, resource Fair and more
11:00 – 1:00 p.m. @  the Long Lines Building, 401 Gordon Dr.

AUG 28 Waffles for Warriors and Groceries 
9:00 – 11:00 AM @ Support Siouxland Soldiers

American Celebration July 3

Please Share!! Join us for an evening of America’s favorite pastime Explorers Baseball, Fireworks, Prizes and so much more on Wednesday, July 3rd, where the Explorers play host to the Milwaukee Milkmen.

The evening will feature: 
+ 7:05 pm Explorer’s game
+ Post-game firework and patriotic music by Lantis Fireworks; 
+ Game-worn patriotic jersey auction benefiting Support Siouxland Soldiers; 
+ Military vehicles and equipment provided by the US Army Reserves and Swear in ceremony, 
+ Live performance of the National Anthem, 
+ along with an array of giveaways thrown out to the crowd by Thrivent Financial!

Join us for this affordable evening of family entertainment and celebrate American Tradition at Mercy Field at Lewis & Clark Park.Tickets start at adults $15 / $13. Game tickets can be purchased by calling (712) 277-WINS, or click here: https://www.etix.com/…/sioux-city-explorers-vsmilwaukee-mil…&

Next Four FREE Events!

Veterans and Military Families, Join us for these four free events! 
Waffles for Warriors – Wed. Aug. 29
Wed. 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. @ Support Siouxland Soldiers
Military Kids Rock Event – Sun. Sept. 9
Sun 1:30 – 3:00 PM @ Support Siouxland Soldiers
Click here to Register

Military Tent @ Convoy of Hope – Sat. Sept 15
Sat 10 AM – 2PM @ Cook Park
 
Waffles for Warriors – Wed. Sept 26
Wed. 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. @ Support Siouxland Soldiers