Toy Drive - The Bismarck High School Key Club is doing a toy drive in conjunction with Riley’s Toy Foundation to send new or used toys to Africa. Toys can be dropped off at any of these Bismarck Public Schools by Thursday, December 12th: Bismarck High, Highland Acre, Northridge, Pioneer, Roosevelt & Solheim.
Caroler's Needed! - The Baptist Home is asking for Christmas Carolers this Christmas season to spread Christ's love. We welcome any and all carolers also we are really in need of poinsettias. We would love to have 10-15 of them total for our residents to enjoy!! We are still in our 1100 E Boulevard location and hope to be moving soon to 3400 Nebraska Drive in Bismarck. Contact Info: Michelle Witty, Activity Director, 701-460-1185 or firstname.lastname@example.org. (12/20/13)
BPS Transfer Requests - Bismarck Public Schools has set dates for students who want to request a transfer to another public school in Bismarck. The deadline to make a transfer request for students entering grades 6-12 in the fall is Friday, December 20th. Secondary Transfer Request Forms can be found at www.bismarckschools.org under the red Registration & Transfer tab on the left.
The Salvation Army: Volunteers Needed - The Salvation Army of Bismarck-Mandan is in need of volunteers to help with setting-up for their Joy Shop between Dec 9th-16th. The Joy Shop will be open between Dec 17th-19th from 8:30am to 4pm. Volunteers are needed to help with the distribution of the Joy Shop gifts. Please call Tammy Holzworth at 701-223-1889 ext 107 to give of your time for this special ministry. (121913)
Christmas in Park Display: The Bismarck Sertoma Club will be hosting their 18th Annual Christmas In The Park each evening ( from 6 to 10pm) from the 30th to Tuesday, December 31st. Christmas In The Park features a variety of lighted Christmas displays sponsored by local businesses and organizations. Be sure to check out the KNDR display! The cost for this event is a $10 vehicle fee. If you bring a donation of any children's item (infancy to age 13), you will receive a $5 credit toward the vehicle fee. For more information, contact Larry at 400-8222 or Ellen at 400-7691.
No School - Bismarck Public Schools will have no school during Holiday Break from December 23rd through January 1st.
State Historical Society Photo Contest - The second annual State Historical Society of North Dakota Photo Contest is accepting entries until Dec. 31, 2013. The subject for the 2013 contest is Theaters in North Dakota. The theme of theaters includes movie, drive-in, and stage theaters, amphitheaters, and opera houses. Theaters have played a major role in the entertainment of North Dakotans for many years and are currently facing another technology change and threat to their survival. Rules are available online at: history.nd.gov/photocontest/ or call Lisa at 701-328-3577.
Largest Baby Shower - Help Moms and Dads in need...New donations used for our "Earn While You Learn" Parenting Program. Your generosity changes LIVES! Donation needs: Newborn to 12 months sleepers and socks, diapers, bottles, gas gift cards, grocery gift cards, baby lotion, fingernail clippers, etc. Drop Off Sites: Cash Wise Foods and Central Market (Bismarck & Mandan).
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