Floyd Softball will host the 2nd Annual Softball for Armed Services Tournament Saturday, June 11 and Sunday June 12 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.
Saturday evening will include a special ceremony to honor our Siouxland Veterans with great food, music, raffles, prizes, kids carnival, bouncy houses, IZZON Photo Booth and more. The grill and concessions will also be available all weekend with specials and Military discounts.
The cost to register a team is $125 (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 email@example.com Deadline to register is Friday, June 6, 2016.
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.
Valentine’s for Veterans! Military Families & Veterans – Please join us for a Valentine’s Event Tuesday, Feb 9 from 5:30-7:00 pm! We will be serving walking tacos and soup donated by Pizza Ranch, HyVee and Wendy’s, each family will receive a box of groceries, free haircuts for Veterans by Rumor Haz It, massages by Main Street Massage and free car wash gift certificates provided by Cubby’s at the Dunes!! Location: American Red Cross 4200 War Eagle Dr. Overflow parking will be at Earl May across the street from the Red Cross Building.
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!
Please mark your calendars for Tuesday, Dec. 15 for our 8th Annual Holidays for our Heroes Event! We will be providing free gifts, groceries, a special dinner, haircuts, massages and more for Siouxland Veterans and Military families from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Red Cross, 4200 War Eagle Dr. Please provide proof of service, first come, first served.
We are also looking for some special Patriotic Elves to donate new, unwrapped gifts for our Military kids this Christmas and side dishes and desserts for the Holidays for our Heroes event on Dec. 15, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Red Cross! Please Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you, your church, your organization or business can help!
If you would like to volunteer, please email email@example.com
Here are the Volunteer Opportunities:
*3:00 – 5:30 p.m. Fill Food Boxes (Need 10 Volunteers) *
– Fill boxes with donated and purchased food
*3:00 – 5:30 p.m. Meal Setup (Need 10 Volunteers)*
– Setup tables, make lemonade, set out food and paper products
*5:30 – 8:00 p.m. Take food out to vehicles (Need 5 Volunteers)
Veterans and Active Military are also invited to join us for Free donuts and coffee on Tuesday, Nov. 24 from 9-11 a.m. and have a seat at the table as we brainstorm ways to serve our Siouxland Veterans! Support Siouxland Soldiers is located on the first floor of the VA and Vet Center building at 1551 Indian Hills Dr. Suite 102 (Next Door to Poppin’ Bottles n’ Brushes).
We want to give a HUGE Shoutout to all of the volunteers who helped with today’s event and the American Red Cross Serving Greater Siouxland, Operation Engage America, Food Bank of Siouxland, Cubby’s in the Dunes, the Elks Lodge, Main Street Massage, Rumor Haz It – Becky Leigh, Leed’s Beauty Salon – Kari Conrad, Sugar Shack Bakery, LeMars Community High School, the Woodbury County Sheriff’s dept., Wells Blue Bunny, Community Action Agency, the VA, The Vet Center, the Woodbury County Veterans Affairs Office, Family Alliance of Veterans Association, IowaWORKS – John Hessa, Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation, Texas Road House, Tracy Quint with the Iowa National Guard and all of the agencies and businesses who participated today. But most of all we want to thank our Veterans and their families for their service and sacrifices for our freedom! From all of us at Support Siouxland Soldiers and the Siouxland community we know that freedom is not free and we wish you a Happy Veteran’s Day! Thank you for our Freedom.