HJKF supports events that help special needs kids

April 24, 2012

April 24, 2012 – Bettendorf, Iowa-based Happy Joe’s Kids Foundation announced its initial list of summer events in the Quad Cities it will be supporting as part of its efforts to raise awareness and support for children with special needs.  Look for Happy the Dog and the Happy Joe’s Dancers at each of these events and pick up information on how you can support the special needs of area children through the Happy Joe’s Kids Foundation.

Events include:

The 47th Annual QC Criterium
Date: May 28, 2012
Location: The District, Rock Island, Il
309-788-6311
www.quadcitiescriterium.com

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
Date: June 9, 2012
Location: iWireless Center
Phone: (563) 421-1905
Email: qcrftc@komenquadcities.org
www.komenquadcities.org

Sturgis Mississippi River Motorcycle Rally
Dates: June 13-16, 2012
Location: Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds
2815 West Locust Street, Davenport, IA 52804
Phone: 563-326-5338
www.sturgisontheriver.com

Mississippi River Motorcycle Rally for Children’s Therapy Center
Date: June 14-16, 2012
Location: Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds
Contact: WK Juncker
Phone: (309) 726-9552  (extension: 103)

IH Mississippi Valley Blues Festival
Dates: June 29- July 1, 2012
Location: LeClaire Park
400 Beiderbecke Drive, Davenport, IA 52801
Phone: 563-322-5837
www.mvbs.org

Mercer County Fair
Dates: July 10-15, 2012
Location: Mercer County Fairgrounds
848 170th Street, Aledo, IL 61231
Phone: 309-582-2350
www.mercercountyfair.org

Moonlight Chase
Dates: July 14, 2012
Location: Downtown Eldridge
220 West Davenport Street, Eldridge, IA 52748
Phone: 563-285-9965
www.moonlightchase.com

Ragbrai XL Bike Race
Date: July 22-28, 2012
Location: Starts in Sioux Center and ends in Clinton, Iowa
Contact: Director T.J. Juskiewicz
Email: tj@ragbrai.org
Phone: 1-800- 474-3342
www.ragbrai.com

Downtown Davenport Street Fest
Dates: July 27-28, 2012
Location: 130 West 2nd Street, Davenport, IA 52801
Phone: 563-322-1706
www.bix7.com

Bix 7 Run/Walk
Dates: July 28, 2012
Location: LeClaire Park
400 Beiderbecke Drive, Davenport, IA 52801
Phone: 563-322-1706
www.bix7.com

The Great Mississippi Valley Fair
Dates: July 31, 2012- August 5, 2012
Location: Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds
2815 West Locust Street, Davenport, IA 52804
Phone: 563-326-5338
www.mvfair.com

Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival
Dates: August 2-5, 2012
Location: LeClaire Park
400 Beiderbecke Drive, Davenport, IA 52801
Phone: 563-322-1706
www.bixsociety.org 

River Roots Live Music Festival
Dates: August 17-18, 2012
Location: LeClaire Park
400 Beiderbecke Drive, Davenport, IA 52801
Phone: 563-391-1403
www.riverrootslive.com

St. Jude’s Davenport Ride
September 20, 2012- September 22, 2012
Contact: Ms. Angela Wiebler
Phone: (309) 670-4580
Email: angie.wiebler@stjude.org
www.stjude.org

Happy Joe’s Kids Micro-Marathon
Date: September 22, 2012
Location: Between the iWireless Center and the Radisson Inn
Contact: Director Joe Moreno
Phone: (309) 912-1471
Email: runqcm@yahoo.com
Contact: Coordinator Brooke Davis
Phone: 563 508 3448
Email: sweetbee23@yahoo.com
www.qcmarathon.org

The Quad Cities Marathon
Date: September 23, 2012
Location: 1201 River Dr, Moline, Il
Contact: Director Joe Moreno
Phone: (309) 912-1471
Email: runqcm@yahoo.com
www.qcmarathon.org

Heart of Illinois Down Syndrome Association Buddy Walk
Date: October 13, 2012
Location: Eastside Centre 1 Eastside Drive, East Peoria, Il 61611
Contact: Event organizer Mary Brown
Phone: (309) 263-4614
Email: m_rbrown@comcast.net
www.hoidsa.org

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