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39th Annual Bonner Springs Rotary Tiblow Trot 2 Mile Fun Walk and 5 Mile Run

The 39th Annual Bonner Springs Rotary Tiblow Trot 2 Mile Fun Walk and 5 Mile Run is August 19th, 2017 at 7 a.m. Download the registration form and mail it in. Meet at Kelly Murphy Park at 2nd and Elm Street in Bonner Springs, KS. All funds raised go toward scholarships and the Rotary’s Polio Plus Program to end Polio worldwide.

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38th Annual Bonner Springs Rotary Tiblow Trot 2 Mile Fun Walk and 5 Mile Run

The 38th Annual Bonner Springs Rotary Tiblow Trot 2 Mile Fun Walk and 5 Mile Run is August 27th, 2016 at 7 a.m. Register online now. Meet at Kelly Murphy Park at 2nd and Elm Street in Bonner Springs, KS. All funds raised go toward scholarships and the Rotary’s Polio Plus Program to end Polio worldwide.

Price:

Tiblow Trot 5 Mile Run and 2 Mile Fun Walk: $25 until August 26 / $30 Day of Race
Kids Run or Walk (12 and under): $10 with shirt (free without shirt)

Schedule:

FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 2016

Packet pick-up and pre-registration

6:00 – 7:30 PM

Second and Elm Street

SATURDAY, AUGUST 27, 2016

Packet pick-up and registration

6:00 – 6:30 AM

Second and Elm Street

Race begins promptly at 7:00 AM – rain or shine.

Parking: We suggest parking at Bonner Springs Elementary School or along the nearby streets (2nd, Forest, Neconi). Downtown streets (Elm, Oak, Cedar/32) will be closed for Tiblow Days. Using the school parking lot will allow you a nice warm-up run or walk up the 2nd street hill to registration at Kelly Murphy Park at 2nd and Elm. Note: Neconi is a southward one-way street between Shadyside and 2nd Street. You can enter the school parking lot from 2nd Street just west of Neconi. Click on the map below to view a larger version.

TrotParkingMap

Divisions: Male and Female 29 and under, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and over

Awards at 8:15 a.m. (approximately):

  • T-shirts for the first 200 entrants
  • Trophies to the 1st through 3rd finishers of each division
  • Trophies to the 1st male and female finishers
  • Trophies to 1st and last walkers, youngest walker and largest group
  • Drawing for prizes donated by the Bonner Springs merchants will follow the awards ceremony
  • All race finishers and walkers are eligible for the drawing

For more event information, please contact Bruce Coleman at 913.422.3040 or bruce@colemanequip.com.

REGISTER NOW!

37th Annual Tiblow Trot 2 Mile Fun Walk & 5 Mile Run, August 29

Tiblow TrotThe 37th Annual Bonner Springs Rotary Tiblow Trot 2 Mile Fun Walk and 5 Mile Run is August 29th at 7 a.m. Register online now. Meet at Kelly Murphy Park at 2nd and Elm Street in Bonner Springs, KS. All funds raised go toward scholarships and the Rotary’s Polio Plus Program to end Polio worldwide.

Price:

Tiblow Trot 5 Mile Run and 2 Mile Fun Walk: $25 until August 28 / $30 Day of Race
Kids Run or Walk (12 and under): $10 with shirt (free without shirt)

 

Schedule:

FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2015

Packet pick-up and pre-registration

6:00 – 7:30 PM

Second and Elm Street

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 29, 2015

Packet pick-up and registration

6:00 – 6:30 AM

Second and Elm Street

Race begins promptly at 7:00 AM – rain or shine.

Parking: We suggest parking at Bonner Springs Elementary School or along the nearby streets (2nd, Forest, Neconi). Downtown streets (Elm, Oak, Cedar/32) will be closed for Tiblow Days. Using the school parking lot will allow you a nice warm-up run or walk up the 2nd street hill to registration at Kelly Murphy Park at 2nd and Elm. Note: Neconi is a southward one-way street between Shadyside and 2nd Street. You can enter the school parking lot from 2nd Street just west of Neconi. Click on the map below to view a larger version.

TrotParkingMap

Divisions: Male and Female 29 and under, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and over

Awards at 8:15 a.m. (approximately):

  • T-shirts for the first 200 entrants
  • Trophies to the 1st through 3rd finishers of each division
  • Trophies to the 1st male and female finishers
  • Trophies to 1st and last walkers, youngest walker and largest group
  • Drawing for prizes donated by the Bonner Springs merchants will follow the awards ceremony
  • All race finishers and walkers are eligible for the drawing

For more event information, please contact Bruce Coleman at 913.422.3040 or bruce@colemanequip.com.

REGISTER NOW!

Join Us November 1 for “Speakeasy: An Evening of Live Music and Fun!”

 

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Online tickets available here. Or feel free to contact Marva at 913.441.2584 if you would prefer to pay with cash/check. Sponsorship/Silent Auction opportunities available HERE. Contact Nicole Gerken at 913.548.8875 for more information.

Annual Vaughn-Trent Holiday Auction and Update

X-Mas Auction 2013 InviteKeep an eye out for a lovely holiday invite to the Bonner Springs Rotary’s Annual Vaughn-Trent Holiday Auction. It’s Dec. 5 at 6 p.m. at the Ag Hall of Fame barn (630 Hall of Fame Drive Bonner Springs, KS 66012). Tickets are $20. RSVP to Marva at 913.441.2584. If you didn’t receive an invitation, no worries! Just contact us and let us know you can attend. We’ll make sure to get you on our contact list for next year’s mailing. Looking forward to another successful event that makes a difference in our community.

Club Member Update:

Si

Here is Si after a bath and just taking some stickers off his face that hold the nasal cannula in place.

Sol Jacobson: Please continue to send your thoughts and prayers to Sol, Ali and Silas. Si is back in the hospital receiving extra oxygen. Despite everything, Si remains happy.  Much love and support to this family.

3 NEW Members Inducted, Volunteers Needed & HALO Featured Program

The Bonner Springs Rotary officially welcomed in three new club members: Dan Brungardt, Tim McGraw, and Grant Lambert. Congrats to these individuals for their commitment to making a difference in our community. If you are interested in getting involved in the Bonner Springs Rotary, please contact us. “Friends of Rotary” are also welcome to get involved. We have several volunteer opportunities coming up and need your help. This month, we are doing “Christmas in October.” This provides needed home repair assistance to local homeowners who lack the skills or resources necessary to undertake the repairs themselves. Contact us to get involved.
Left to Right: Bill Miller, Dan Bungardt, Dean Buhrle, Tim McGraw, Jim Bishop, Grant Lambert, Roger Miller, Judy Miksch

Left to Right: Bill Miller, Dan Brungardt, Dean Buhrle, Tim McGraw, Jim Bishop, Grant Lambert, Roger Miller, Judy Miksch

Program Highlight

HALO Kansas City Learning Center Director Carly Manijak

HALO Kansas City Learning Center Director Carly Manijak as the featured program speaker

The HALO Foundation Kansas City Learning Center Director Carly Manijak shared the amazing local impact that HALO is making in Kansas City. HALO is headquartered in the West Bottoms in the Kansas City Livestock Building. Its mission is empowering youth in the greatest need to become contributing members of their communities. Internationally, HALO supports 11 orphanages and programs in Uganda, Kenya, Mexico, India, and Nicaragua. This includes providing food, water, shelter, clothing, education, art therapy, caretakers, and vocational training or college for youth in the greatest need. Locally, HALO partners with area homeless shelters, residential care facilities, and transitional living programs to provide art therapy and life skills-based programming to youth in the greatest need. Learn more at www.haloworldwide.org. Make sure to check out the recent coverage in The Kansas City Star: HALO Center harnesses the creative power of kids.