JA Reception and Upcoming Events!

I am having some trouble uploading the pictures that were taken at the Junior Ambassador Reception on August 24th. I have uploaded a few of the ones that I could get from my camera below! It was a great event, so feel free to check out the pictures below or on the RANH Facebook page!

In other news, the Mark Tisdel Benefit Concert is coming up! This event will take place October 9, 2010 at St. John Lutheran Church (1101 W. University in Rochester). It will start at 7 PM and ticket sales will benefit the Rochester Area Neighborhood House. Mark Tisdel will be singing at the Concert, accompanied by violinist Lorrie Gunn and pianist Phyllis Bungry.

Tickets are $15 in advance/$20 at the door on the night of the event. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the following locations:

Janet Varner on Main Street in Downtown Rochester

Sharon’s Hallmark on Livernois & Walton and Adams & Walton

Rochester Area Neighborhood House Office at 1234 Inglewood in Rochester (Behind Holy Family School)

This will be a very fun event, so please be sure to purchase your tickets and invite your friends!

Another event that is coming up is the CROP Hunger Walk on October 10, 2010. This event is run through the Church World Service and stands for Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty. It is a charity walk that starts at 2 PM in Rochester’s Municipal Park, goes for just under 5 miles through Rochester, and then returns to the Municipal Park.

It is a great activity for groups to get involved with and benefits a great cause! Groups pick up a pledge form and get donations and pledges from family, friends, neighbors, or whoever else is willing to sponsor their walk. Most of the proceeds from the pledges will go to the Church World Service, who will give the money to impoverished areas order to help combat hunger. However, 25% of the proceeds from the Rochester CROP Hunger Walk will stay in the Rochester Area. This money will benefit organizations such as the Neighborhood House and the Neighborhood House Food Pantry.

Last year’s CROP Hunger Walk brought in over $15,000 proceeds, and $2,500 of these proceeds benefitted RANH. We need everyone’s help to make this year’s Walk an even bigger success! It is a fun event, so be sure to get involved!

To sign up to participate in the CROP Hunger Walk or to find out more about the Walk, please visit www.cropwalkonline.org or contact Kevin Nielsen at (248)852-6863.

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