Genesis Sponsors Summer
Genesis Health System is proud to be a sponsor of summer in the Quad Cities.
"Genesis Health System enjoys sponsoring a wide range of community events that contribute to our diverse and vibrant quality of life and promote wellness,'' said Ken Croken, vice president of corporate communications and business development, Genesis Health System. "An active community with quality events like these help us recruit and retain health professionals to the community."
Events Genesis is Sponsoring This Summer
Komen Quad Cities Race for the Cure
When: 8 a.m., Saturday, June 8.
Where: i wireless Center, Moline.
Event information: Register for the 5K or 1.2 mile walk/run. Or, you don't have to run a step to support the cause. Sleep-In for the Cure, or register for the race and just cheer on everyone else. Genesis is the Founding Sponsor of the event.
Red, White and Boom!
When: 6 p.m., Wednesday, July 3.
Where: Davenport and Rock Island riverfront
Event information: Celebrate America's Birthday with the best fireworks display in the Midwest shot over the Mighty Mississippi. There are also live performances, fun activities, food, drinks, and more.
For more: www.redwhiteboom.org
Genesis Firecracker Run
When: 7:30 a.m., Thursday, July 4.
Where: East Moline.
Event information: It’s the 30th birthday of the event on America’s birthday. Running events include 5K/10K; 10K 2-person relay; Kiddie run; The National Bank Mile; Hospital Bed Races.
For more: www.firecrackerrun.com.
When: July 7-12.
Where: YMCA Camp Abe Lincoln, Blue Grass, Iowa;
Camp information: A free camp experience for children who are dealing with cancer in their families. A traditional camp experience of swimming, horseback riding, a climbing tower but also cancer education and emotional support from Gilda's Club Quad Cities.
For more: Call Gilda’s Club at (563) 326-7504 for information or download a camp application at www.gildasclubqc.org
Carb It Up
When: 5-8 p.m., Friday, July 26.
Where: RiverCenter, Davenport.
Event information: A pasta dinner with choice of sauces, salad, bread sticks and beverage is $10 for adults. Kids buffet (12 and under) with mac and cheese, bread sticks and sundae bar is $5. Get well nourished before you walk or run in the Quad-City Times Bix 7. Reservations appreciated, but walk-ins welcome. Register at www.genesishealth.com/carbitup
Quad-City Times Bix 7
When: 8 a.m., Saturday, July 27.
Where: Downtown Davenport.
Information: A world-class 7-mile road race. There is also a 3-mile Quick Bix and Jr. Bix events on July 27. Genesis is a Platinum Sponsor, the volunteer sponsor and Genesis professionals staff the medical tent.
For more: www.bix7.com.
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