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Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 27th at 4 pm!!!!!! The Friendship Center will be hosting our first annual Halloween Costume Party for both adults and children! We will start the evening with a Bingo Tournament, with the grand prize being a Wii System and games. Then we will have dinner provided by Londa Crigger’s Small Group from Soteria at 5 pm, and we will finish the night watching a kid-friendly movie at 6:30 pm. Popcorn provided!!!!
For the best Halloween Costume, the winner will receive a $30 gift card. Please dress appropriately for an Adult and Kid-friendly party!!!!
Mark your calendars for Tuesday, November 6th from 5 to 8 pm. We will be out at the Ankeny location from 5 to 8 pm greeting customers, cleaning tables and spreading the word about how the Friendship Center serves Des Moines. Come out for a good meal, great company and help support the Friendship Center.
10% of sales will be donated to the Friendship Center!!!!!
***With our attendance increasing dramatically in 2018, our monthly supplies of toiletries runs out very quickly. Would you consider collecting toiletries for a month in 2018-2019? The center will come and pick up donations on the last day of the month, and all donations are tax deductible. If interested, please email Joe at firstname.lastname@example.org. ****
Starting, Monday, September 10th, all fall activities will resume at the Friendship Center. Activities include Monday’s Disciples Teen Group from 3:45-5 pm and English as a Second Language Classes from 5 to 6 pm. Tuesday with Community Breakfast & Diapers giveaway from 9 to 10:30 am and After-School Kids Club from 3 to 4:30 pm. Wednesday with Ruby Van Meter from 9 to 11 am and After-School Kids Club from 2 to 3:15 pm. If you have any questions, please contact Joe at 515.244.1701.
Please join us on Saturday, August 25th from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm for our Back 2 School Supplies Giveaway night. We have over 90 school backpacks filled with school supplies for Elementary, Middle School and High School Students, along with bibles in each bag. Grandview Chrisitan Middle School football team will be handing out the bags to the community, and New Bridge Church will be providing the meal. Free to all.
Register Today for the 2018 Friendship Center Basketball Camp at John R. Grubb YMCA during July 23 through Friday, July 27 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. This basketball camp is for grades K-5 Boys and Girls. Each athlete will receive their own basketball, T-shirt, water bottle, and award poster. Upward basketball camp focuses on character development, drills, & gameplay skills training. If interested, please contact Joe Quick at 515-244-1701 or email him at email@example.com by July 15th.
Cost of camp: FREE OF CHARGE!!!!!
Special Thank you to the Wilkinson Family for sponsoring this event.
***To register for the camp, please print and mail below this registration form to ***
***1526 MLK Jr Pkway, Des Moines, IA 50314. ***
Thank you to the members of the Friendship 100 and supporting churches for allowing us to offer this 9-week Financial Peace University class free to the public. Starts May 16th from 6 to 7:30 pm and ends July 18th.
Last day to register for this class is April 25th. Spots are filling quickly, so please do not wait. Email Joe at firstname.lastname@example.org to register!!!
The class will be presented by Jeff Jergens, an LPL Financial Planner with Five Talents Financial Management Group.