Preeclampsia Foundation upcoming events


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Posted Online: April 18, 2013, 9:08 am
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Press release submitted by John Warner


Preeclampsia Awareness Night at Modern Woodmen Park- Saturday, April 27th, 7p.m.

Proceeds from the Tennis Ball Toss benefit the Quad Cities Promise Walk. We have an allotment of General Admission (bleacher) tickets available. For each of these tickets purchased, $3 of the ticket price will be donated to the Quad Cities Promise Walk. Contact us to purchase your tickets. THINK POSITIVE- THE HIGH WATER WILL BE GONE!!!

The Quad Cities 9th annual Promise Walk for Preeclampsia- Saturday, May 11th,
Modern Woodmen Park
Registration at 8am, Opening comments at 9am, Walk begins at 9:20am
Silent auction, Kids activities, Guest speakers, Refreshments
Early registration & t-shirt pick-up- Friday, May 10th, Noon to 5pm
Register online at www.promisewalk.org/davenport


Saving Grace, a Night of Hope- Friday, October 18th, Celebration Farm, Iowa City, 7pm
YES! In past years this fundraising gala has been in cities such as Minneapolis, San Francisco, Boston, Chicago, Seattle, New York, Washington DC. Now, we are honored to be bringing this event to IOWA! Brenda and I are Co-chairs of this event, along with Dr. Mark Santillan and his wife, Donna, from University Hospitals in Iowa City. Please join us for this evening of reflection, entertainment, food and fun! Take part in both the silent and live auctions. Register online at www.preeclampsia.org/savinggrace , and follow this link for more details.



















 



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