Nearly two billion people lack access to safe water, and the Rotaract Club wants to make a difference. Come on out to the KSU Rotaract Club Manhattan Walk for Water benefiting Water Mission at 10:00 am, on Saturday, April 15th at Kansas State University Bosco Plaza. Rotaract is a Rotary club partner for young leaders ages 18-30 that promotes leadership and service. Registration is now open. Funds raised will benefit Water Mission, a nonprofit Christian engineering organization that builds safe water solutions in developing countries and disaster areas. To sign up or make a donation, please go to http://www.ksurotaract.com/walk-for-water/or call 402-490-1879.
The 3rd Annual Wildcat Warrior 5K will be held on Saturday, April 22nd at the General Richard B Myers Hall, Kansas State University. Registration: 8:00 am. 5K Start: 9:00 am. Fun Run Start: 10:00 am. $30 – 5K/ghost Runners; $25 — Per Team Participant (4 runners per team); $15 — Fun Run (1 Mile). For more information go to http://manhattanrunnigco.com/event/wildcat-warrior-5k-2/. Register by April 1st to be guaranteed a t-shirt. All proceeds from the Wildcat Warrior 5K will go to improving the William Grimm Memorial.
The Spring Concert for the Flint Hills Masterworks Chorale will be at 7:30 pm on April 27th at the First United Methodist Church, 629 Poyntz Avenue. It will feature Nanie by Johannes Brahms and Mass in Time of War by Franz Joseph Haydn. Admission is free, bot donations will be accepted at the door to offset the cost of the performance.
The acclaimed statewide fitness motivation program, Walk Kansas, which is organized by K-State Research & Extension, will hold its 2nd Annual Walk Kansas 5K for the Fight, 1.5-Mile Fun Walk and 50-yard Kids’ Fun Run on May 6th, and donate all proceeds to K-State’s Johnson Cancer Research Center. It is open to everyone, not just Walk Kansas participants. For more information go to http://cancer.k-state.edu/newsevents/WalkKansas5k.html
The Institute for the Health & Security of Military Families at Kansas State University cordially invites you to the 2nd Annual Military Spouse Appreciation Day Luncheon on Wednesday, May 10th, 12:00 to 1:30 in the afternoon at the Beach Museum of Art K-State Manhattan Campus. Celebrate and enjoy a complimentary lunch. Program will include a guest speaker and special military spouse recognition. Limited seating available. Please RSVP by April 30th: tinyurl.com/msaeo51017.
The 28th annual Sunflower State Games will be held July 14th – 30th. The Sunflower State Games is Kansas’ largest amateur sports festival. With over 45 different events there is something for people of all ages and skill levels. In 2017 they will be adding Cornhole (Bags) and Drone Racing to the list of events. Registration for the Sunflower State Games opens on March 1st, deadlines to register vary for each sport. Complete event information and registration procedures can be found at www.sunflowergames.com.