Selected Community Events
#rd Annual Western Slope Harley Owners Group Panty Poker Run
Starts at Grand Junction Harley Davidson and ends in Clifton at Enzo's Pizza Shack
Ride the valley from Fruita to Palisade collecting poker cards and panties to help the Western Slope HOG Chapter be able to give back to the community through events such as the Annual Toy Run. ALL bikes welcome for some good clean fun playing poker with a twist.
Shina 9702701716 or Lorie 9702618756 or www.westernslopeHOG.com
Elks Poker Run
Grand Junction, CO
The public is invited to the Grand Junction Elks Lodge 3rd Annual Motorcycle Poker Run on Sunday, July 27. Register at GJ Elks Lodge between 9 and 10 a.m., 249 S. 4th St. (4th and Ute). Each poker hand $10, passengers and extra hands $5. Non-cyclists are welcome to drive instead. Riders must check in by 4 p.m. High and low hands split the pot 60/40 plus a drawing for valuable prize. Raffle tickets go on sale at 3 p.m., and you do not have to ride to enter the drawings. Thousands of dollars in valuable gift certificates and prizes will be given away. Live music begins at 5 p.m. featuring the Goodman Band. Come eat, drink, and dance with the Elks. Don't miss this opportunity to visit the magnificent Elks Lodge building, celebrating our 100th anniversary. All proceeds go to Elks charitable endeavors.
Ed Crilly, Lodge Secretary
Fundraiser for Mary Beth Litsiem-Prodomise
Crossfit Vex 379 Indian Rd. Grand Junction, CO 81504
WOD (Workout of the Day) will be held at 11:00AM for 54 year-old local woman who has qualified and will be competing at the Master's Crossfit Games in Carson, California. The recommended entrance fee is $25, but all donations are gladly accepted. All proceeds go to her Crossfit Games journey. Crossfit WestCo is also having a t-shirt fundraiser for Mary Beth. T-shirt's are $30 and all profitable proceeds go to Mary Beth. Please contact Kristen Tucker for t-shirt orders at (404) 512-0739.
McAllisters Deli Fundraiser Sunday for Polynesian Prayer Ohana
McAllisters Deli on Patterson
The PPO will be holding a fundraiser to help support Doug & Suzan Scott in Rustenburg, South Africa. We have 6 people going to help for 2 weeks.
Michelle Killgore 970-712-4724
Military Appreciation Day
Dinosaur Resource Center, 201 S. Fairview St., Woodland Park, CO
1/2 off of regular admission with active or retired military I.D.
Deb R., 719-686-1820, firstname.lastname@example.org
Benefit for Nichols & Hawkins families & WWP
Grand Mesa Tavern, Collbran CO 81624
100% of proceeds go to fund at Grand Valley Bank for Nichols & Hawkins families or to WWP - you choose. $15 AYCE pig roast & fixin's, corn toss tournament, wheel of fortune, silent auction, guitar pickin' and live music & more
DSLC annual fundraiser “Music in the Vines”
Paradise Ridge Winery, 4545 Thomas Lake Harris Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95403.
Disability Services &Legal Center invites the community to its annual fundraiser “Music in the Vines” on June 26, 6-10pm at the Paradise Ridge Winery in Santa Rosa. Guests will enjoy live music by The Hellhounds, gourmet food and local wine, and have a chance to win great prizes at our Auction and Raffle. Raised funds will benefit disabled homeless people and their families to secure affordable, permanent and accessible housing in Sonoma County. Enjoy live music and support a great cause in the local community, while dining on gourmet food and trying the best Sonoma County’s wine in the beautiful sunset.
Where: Paradise Ridge Winery, 4545 Thomas Lake Harris Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95403.
Cost: $50 Now, at the door $60; Food and Beverages included.
Ticket Reservation: call DSLC (707) 528-2745 or http://www.musicinthevines.info/
Information: call Inga (707) 528-2745 x 313 or email@example.com
Inga, (707) 528-2745
Orchard Mesa Lions Mothers Day Pancake Breakfast
Mesa County Fairgrounds, building C Grand Junction
Pancake Breakfast $7 for adults, kids under 5 and active military free. best deal in town, cake wheel and door prizes. Flower for Mom!
Sharron Nickerson 623-6064
Powderhorn Mud Dash
Powderhorn Mountain Resort, Mesa, CO
Run 4-one mile loops through the eco built adventure course that over looks the Grand Valley. Registration is $20 until May 28th, 2014 and then jumps to $40. Registration is available at https://app.lap.io/event/2014-powderhorn-mud-dash
For more information or a course map, please visit http://www.powderhorn.com/events/powderhorn-mud-dash-0
John Messinger, 970.268.5158, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Gauntlet 5k
Grand Junction, CO - GJ Motor Speedway
Pre-registration party: Friday, May 9 - GJ Motor Speedway - 5:30-7:30 pm
Pick up your race packets early and hang out for beer, snacks and music
A filthy and formidable 5k obstacle course race for insane athletes and daring beginners benefiting
Special Olympics' Athletes in Western Colorado.
MHS SAFE Senior Graduation Party Fundraiser
Horsefly Brewery Montrose CO
MHS SAFE Senior Graduation Party Fundraiser - mark your calendars for the Horsefly Community Tap Night on Tuesday April 29th from 6-9pm. $1.00 from every purchase of a pint of beer or soda will be donated to the MHS SAFE Senior Party. It is a fun, relaxing evening with delicious food and drink. Bring your friends and family and plan to stop by
Horsefly Brewery 249-6889
Cobble Creek 4 person Golf Scramble to benefit the MHS SAFE Senior Party
Cobble Creek Golf Course Montrose, CO
Cobble Creek is hosting a 4 person Golf Scramble to benefit the MHS SAFE Senior Party on Friday May 2, 2014 at 1 pm. The cost is $55.00 per player or $200.00 per team and includes green fees, carts, appetizers and prizes. For more information, to register or sponsor a hole for $100 contact Troy Youngren at the golf shop @ 240-9542 or Troy@cobblecreek.com, or mail registration with check to: MHS Senior SAFE Party Cobble Creek Golf Club, 699 Cobble Dr., Montrose, CO 81401. All proceeds benefit the senior class party. We hope to see you there and thank you for supporting this graduation fundraising event!
Troy Youngren at the golf shop @ 240-9542 or Troy@cobblecreek.com
Viva el Vino
Two Rivers Convention Center, Grand Junction
It's that time of the year again to Pour for Non-Profits! The Junior Service League of Grand Junction will host the 25th Annual U.S. Bank Viva el Vino on Saturday, April 12th. This wine-tasting event will be held at the Two Rivers Convention Center from 6pm-9pm. There will be over 200 wines to sample, beer from the Ale House, and food. There will also be an incredible silent auction with a wide array of items. All profits from Vivo el Vino are returned to non-profit organizations in Mesa County through JSL's Community Giving grants. Last year, $40,000 were awarded. Viva el Vino tickets cost $60 for General Admission or $90 for V.I.P., which serves even finer wines and champagnes in an exclusive seating area. For more information or to buy tickets, visit jslgj.com. Tickets can also be purchased at any U.S. Bank location or Fisher's Liquor Barn.
Tee Off for Testicular Cancer
Bookcliff Country Club, Grand Junction, CO
Tee Off for Testicular Cancer benefiting Testicular Cancer Awareness Foundation.
Jillian Manning - email@example.com - 888-610-8223 ext 702.
The House first annual golf tournament
Adobe Creek NAtional Golf Club
The Knights of Columbus will be hosting a golf tournament at Adobe Creek National Golf Club to benefit homeless teens in the Grand Valley. Participation will directly benefit homeless teens staying at The House, Mesa County's locally-operated home for homeless teens.
John Gratkowski, 970-260-7664, firstname.lastname@example.org
Adobe Creek Golf Tournament
Jul 26, 2014 8 a.m.
876 18 1/2 Road in Fruita
The Knights of Columbus Council is hosting a golf tournament to benefit homeless teenagers in the Grand Valley. Participating will benefit homeless teens staying at The House. The House helps local teenagers receive the therapy, assistance with employment, a clean bed to sleep in, food, medical attention and caring adults.
Maggie and Jiggs, Corned Beef and Cabbage with Irish Stew
Fruita United Methodist Church 405 Aspen Ave. Fruita, CO 970.858.3490
82nd Annual Maggie and Jiggs
Corned Beef and Cabbage with Irish Stew
Dine in or Take out
Adult $9.00, children under 12 $5.00
Sat. March 15th, 4:00 to 6:30 pm
Joan, 970 858-3490
DreamCatcher Half Marathon
Watson Island Section of Riverfront Trail, Grand Junction, CO
Because Dreams Begin At The End Of Your Comfort Zone!
Join us in beautiful Western Colorado for the inaugural run of the DreamCatcher Half Marathon. Following the Riverfront Trail along the Colorado River, you'll get to experience the views that the locals brag about - the Colorado National Monument, The Grand Mesa and the Bookcliffs. This event is geared to every level of participant - to the first-timer to the seasoned half marathon runner - there's something for everyone.
Our goal is to get EVERYONE happily to the finish line - through cheer and encouragement stations, ample aid stations, pacers and the ultimate reward - a unique finisher's medal that you will be proud to show off.
Register before March 7 at www.starunnerenterprises.com.
MHS SAFE Senior Graduation Party Fundraiser
Stone House Restaurant 11415 Hawk Parkway Montrose
Please join us at the Stone House for a BBQ dinner and beer tasting on Wednesday February 19th. The cost is $38.00 per person. Call 240-8899 for reservations.
Stone House Restaurant 240-8899
Naggy McGee's Irish Pub, 359 Colorado Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501
Illustration-a-thon is a fundraiser to benefit Super Rad Art Jam (2013 Champion of the Arts). Illustration artists provide live, custom artwork for patrons, $5 for black & white, $10 for color. A silent auction of donated items from many local business and original artwork in various mediums will also be on site. The event is open to all in a family friendly environment. Funds are used to support art education that include art materials, workshops, special projects and/or guest artists, exhibits, trips, and more.
Colorado Flood Fundraiser at Qdoba Mexican Grill
Qdoba is proud to call Colorado home, and to support its neighbors, employees, family and friends affected by the flooding, they are hosting a donation day to benefit the Colorado flood relief efforts. On October 16, visit any Colorado Qdoba location to make a donation, and Qdoba will be matching all donations collected up to $20,000. As a thank you for donating $1 or more, you’ll receive a coupon for free chips and 3-Cheese Queso to use on your next visit.
Qdoba Mexican Grill | To find and contact your nearest Qdoba Mexican Grill location please visit www.qdoba.com/locations
Canyon View Vineyard Church. 736 24 1/2 Rd, Grand Junction, Co 81505
Woven Families is sponsoring Orphan Sunday on Sunday November 3. Come celebrate with us what God is doing here and around the world with orphans. 15 organizations will be on hand for questions or to inquire about adoption, foster care, or orphan care.
Jane Yamaguchi 970-986-3367
National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation 2nd Annual HOPE Event
Mile High Station, 2027 West Lower Colfax Ave., Denver, CO 80204
Event to benefit the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation. Link to details : http://pancreaticcancerfoundation.com/news-events/2012-2
Rhonda, Heather or Robin at 1-800-859-6723
Aug 26, 2011 - Aug 28, 2011 6:30 p.m.
Grand River Vineyards
Night Of Music With Head Start
Time: Gate Opens at 6:30 p.m.
Place: Grand River Vineyards
787 N. Elberta Palisade, Co
Ticket Price $15.00 per person
At Gate $17.00
Children Under 12 years old get in free
All proceeds will benefit the Head Start parents
Tickets are sold at Fisher Liquor Barn, Roper Music, Grand River Vineyards, Rocky Mountain SER Head Start
Son Run fundraiser
Aug 12, 2011 11:00 am-2:00 pm
Pulled pork sandwich, baked beans, caesar salad, and beverage.
$10 per person. Funds going to help local uninsured cancer patients through the Son Run 5K.
Aaron's Kids 3:3 Charity Basketball Tournament
Apr 6, 2011 - Apr 17, 2011 8 a.m.
Fruita Monument High School
Aaron's Kids 3:3 Charity Basketball Tournament is an event to help raise money to build walls on a school in Chiriza, Nicaragua. Lifelong Mesa County resident, Aaron Stites, has volunteered with Global Vision International and has implemented this project.
Knights of Columbus Pancake Breakfast
790 26 1/2 Road Grand Junction
Pancake breakfast to raise funds for local charities. Third Sunday of every month.
Knights of Columbus Pancake Breakfast
Oct 17, 2010 7:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
790 26 1/2 Road
Proceeds bebefit local charities. Third Sunday of every month.
John Gratkowski 260.7664