Events

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APL Trivia Night

Saturday, April 18th 2015 - 12:00 am

Trivia Night Revised - 2015

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Feline Ranch Trivia Night

Saturday, April 18th 2015 - 12:00 am

trivia Night

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Run to the Hills

Saturday, April 18th 2015 - 12:00 am

Run

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Building A Successful Stepfamily

Friday, April 24th 2015 - 12:00 am

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Springfield Area Home Builder’s Association Trivia Night

Friday, April 24th 2015 - 12:00 am

Friday, April 24th at 7 pm, the Springfield Area Home Builder’s Association will host a baseball themed trivia night at the KC Hall on 2200 Meadowbrook Road in Springfield. Come dressed in baseball apparel for a chance to win prizes! Proceeds will go toward the political action committee that advocates on behalf of the home building industry, as well as our local Q5 initiative. The cost to play is $10 per person; there will be a 50/50 raffle, as well as other cash prizes.  Log on to www.BuilderEvents.com for more information or call (217) 698-4941. Contact: Lee-Ann Burgener Executive Officer, Springfield Area Home Builders Association (217) 698-4941 LeeAnn@springfieldareahba.com

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SCHEELS Golf Demo Day at Knight’s Action Park

Friday, April 24th 2015 - 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join SCHEELS to try out the latest in drivers and clubs from top golf vendors!

Sponsored by: SCHEELS, Taylor Made, Nike Golf, Callaway, Adams Golf, Cobra, Cleveland Golf, Tour Edge, & Exotics

Register to win:

* Exotics Hot Launch Golf Bag courtesy of Tour Edge

* Odyssey White Hot 2.0 Putter courtesy of Callaway

* Golf Bag courtesy of Nike Golf

* 10-Pail Punch Card courtesy of Knight’s Action Park

* $500 Gift card courtesy of SCHEELS

All participants will receive (3) FREE holes in the SCHEELS Golf Simulator.

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Great Strides Walk

Saturday, April 25th 2015 - 12:00 am

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Take a Step for Autism” Awareness Walk and Family Fun Day

Saturday, April 25th 2015 - 12:00 am

In honor of Autism Awareness Month, the Autism Society of Central Illinois (ASCI) will hold the annual “Take a Step for Autism” Awareness Walk and Family Fun Day on Saturday, April 25th at Southwind Park in Springfield. The event begins at 9:30am and a group walk to show support for individuals with autism in our community will begin at 11:30am. Chris Murphy of WNNS will serve as the emcee for a program featuring music, dancing and a magic act. The event will also include children’s activities, inflatable games, bounce houses, crafts, cheek art, balloon animals and much more. For additional information, visit ASCI’s website at www.autismcil.org or contact the ASCI office at 217-585-1421. This event is free and open to the public. Please join us for a great time and help us raise awareness about autism.

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SIU Med School Invites Health Care Providers to Wound Symposium

Thursday, April 30th 2015 - 12:00 am

An educational seminar on wound care will be held 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 30, at Memorial’s Center for Learning and Innovation, Springfield. The event is sponsored by Southern Illinois University School of Medicine’s Plastic Surgery Institute, Memorial Wound Healing Center and Memorial Medical Center.

The seminar will focus on wound care and prevention as it relates to the wound patient, with a focus on diabetes from the perspective of a nurse educator, dietitian, vascular surgeon and podiatrist. Topics include peripheral vascular disease, medical and nursing care of diabetic foot problems, the psychological impact of chronic wounds and nutrition therapy as it relates to wound care and prevention. Speakers include: Nicole Waters, associate professor in the bachelor of nursing program at Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta; Mary Marian, assistant professor and diabetes program director at the University of Arizona; Dr. James Pan, assistant professor of vascular surgery at SIU School of Medicine; and Dr. John Shoudel, podiatrist and clinical assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at SIU School of Medicine. Course director Dr. Michael W. Neumeister is professor and chair of the Department of Surgery and the Institute for Plastic Surgery and the Elvin G. Zook Endowed Chair.

The daylong conference is open to any health care providers interested in wound care. This includes nurses, physicians, dietitians, clinical nurse specialists, nursing home administrators and professionals, home health staff, social workers and licensed professional counselors, occupational therapists and physical therapists.  Wound care equipment and product exhibitors will be on site. Both a continental breakfast and hot lunch will be served. The cost is $100 for 6.0 contact hours, two meals and all materials. A discount of $10 is available for those who register prior to April 1, 2015. To register online or for more information, visit [www.siumed.edu/plastics]www.siumed.edu/plastics.

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SCHEELS Love Mom!

Monday, May 4th 2015 - 6:00 pm

Join SCHEELS in making a ONE IF A KIND craft to give your mom on Mother’s Day! Register to win a great prize! All participating kids will receive a FREE ride on the SCHEELS Ferris Wheel.

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