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Salute to Summer Donor Dash, Aug. 19

NORTH LIBERTY– The North Liberty Firefighter’s Foundation plans to host its ninth annual Salute to Summer on Saturday, Aug. 19, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
This year, the event will be in a new venue: the North Liberty Fire Station, 25 W. Cherry St.
The fundraising event features a silent auction, junior firefighting games, coloring sheets, inflatables, appearances from Sparky the Fire Dog and Chase the police pup from Paw Patrol, a caricature drawer, sidewalk chalk, face painter, car extrication demos and truck displays. Food including hamburgers, hot dogs, Kalona ice cream bars from Yotty’s Ice Cream Shop, and Kona Ice snow cones, will all also be available.

Donor Dash 5K Fun Run Saturday, Aug. 19
NORTH LIBERTY– The Donor Dash 5K Fun Run and Walk, taking place Saturday, Aug. 19, honors those who have given the gift of life, celebrates the lives of organ, eye and tissue recipients, and recognizes those who continue to wait for a life-saving transplant.
Join the Iowa Donor Network for this family- and pet-friendly event, starting at North Bend Elementary (2230 St. Andrews Dr.) No matter your skill level, the Donor Dash is open to everyone. Honor and support those who have been impacted by organ, eye and tissue donation and help reach a fundraising goal of $50,000.
Be sure to dress in your favorite green and blue apparel to celebrate the gift of life. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. For more information, visit donordash5k.com.