The HDSA Iowa Chapter hosts several fun and family-friendly events and fundraisers throughout the year. If you are interested in starting an event in your own community, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 25, 2015
Hoop-A-Thon - Rock Rapids
Central Lyon High School
1105 South Story Street
Rock Rapids, IA 51246
12:30 Shooting Begins - 3:30 PM
Register here: http://hdsa.donordrive.com/event/nwiahoop/
Contact: Yvette Waagmeester 712.472.2393
Thursday, January 29
"The Lion's Mouth Opens" HD documentary screening
University of Iowa, Chemistry Building, W290 (Auditorium)
Iowa City, IA
Doors open at 6:30 p.m., screening starts at 7 p.m.
March 1st, 2015
Hoop-A-Thon - Ankeny
Crocker Elementary School
2910 SW Applewood St
Ankeny, IA 50023
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Contact: Keith Wesack
Donate Here: http://hdsa.donordrive.com/event/iahoop2/
March 15th, 2015
Hoop-A-Thon - Audubon
Audubon High School
800 3rd Ave
Audubon, IA 50025
Time: 12:00 - 3:00 PM
Contact: Carrie Bauer
Donate Here: http://hdsa.donordrive.com/event/iahoop3/
May 2nd, 2015
Second Annual Iowa Huntington's Disease Family Education Day
Saturday, May 2nd
Holiday Inn Des Moines Airport
6111 Fleur Drive
Des Moines, IA 50321
8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Registration & Breakfast start at 8:00 a.m.
Speakers start at 9:00 a.m.
Come together with other HD families and hear from HD experts on the following topics:
- Treatment options for HD - Dr. John Kamholz
- Pros & Cons of Taking the HD-Predictive Test - Shawna Feely, Genetic Counselor
- Nutrition and HD - Nancy Downing, PhD, RN, SANE-A
- And more!
This event is free to attend, and breakfast and lunch are provided. Discount hotel rooms are available.
RSVP here: https://hdsaiowaeducationday.eventbrite.com
For more information, contact Jamie Parish at 515-478-0244
Saturday, June 21
Burmeister/Eden Golf Tournament
Crestwood Hills Golf Course
Friday, July 11 and Saturday, July 12
Greenfield and Fontanelle, Iowa (various locations)
Website (includes full schedule and information about each event)
This unique fundraising event includes a talent show, live music, a golf tournament at the Greenfield Golf & Country Club, 10K walk/run/bike, dare show and more!
Saturday, July 26
Alive & Well Documentary Screening
Des Moines, Iowa
A screening of the award-winning Huntington's disease documentary "Alive & Well."
Saturday, September 27
Team Hope Walk - Ankeny
Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny Campus
Contact: Lori Wesack, email@example.com
Thursday, October 2
"Twitch" HD documentary screening and conversation with film's creator and star Kristen Powers
Seamens Center, Stanley Auditorium, Room 1505
Iowa City, Iowa
Doors open at 6:30 p.m., screening begins at 7 p.m.
Saturday, November 15
Celebration of Hope Dinner
Holiday Inn Des Moines - Airport/Conference Center
Des Moines, Iowa
Contact: Christy Walker, firstname.lastname@example.org, 712-370-3128