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SBWIS Events

Glowing Bright for Spina Bifida Walk
Oct
20
6:00 PM18:00

Glowing Bright for Spina Bifida Walk

October is Spina Bifida Awareness month and we are celebrating with a family friendly Glow Walk in Neenah, Wisconsin.  Shirts, glow item give-aways, refreshments and games are all included!  Click HERE for more information and to online register before the October 10th deadline. Hope to see you Glowing Bright for Spina Bifida.

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Adult's Only - lunch and bowling
Nov
3
11:30 AM11:30

Adult's Only - lunch and bowling

This event is exclusively for adults (18 years and older) with Spina Bifida. Parents and Spouses - drop off your family member with SB so they can participate independently in this event.  It is time to talk about adult topics and issues over lunch and enjoy 2 games of bowling together.  Complete the registration form below and we will see you on Saturday, November 3rd at 11:30am for a delicious lunch and 2 games of bowling at the New Berlin Ale House / Bowling Alley.   Deadline for registration is midnight Sunday, October 28th.

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Deadline to Request a Scholarship for Higher Education Funding
May
1
12:00 AM00:00

Deadline to Request a Scholarship for Higher Education Funding

Today is the deadline to request a Scholarship for Higher Education.

Our Scholarship for Higher Education Fund is in memory of Mary Ann Potts and was established in 1996. The scholarship offers assistance for such necessities as tuition, books, fees, room and board, transportation and specialized equipment needs. Applicants must have Spina Bifida and meet the criteria of the application. Each individual may receive funding once per calendar year. Direct payment to the school is required.

To request funding from this scholarship, please download the application HERE . Your request will be considered by the SBWIS Board of Directors, and granted as funds allow.

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Sprint for Spina Bifida 25th Anniversary!
Aug
11
7:00 AM07:00

Sprint for Spina Bifida 25th Anniversary!

CLICK HERE FOR LINK TO RACE PAGE FOR REGISTRATION

Join us on August 11th for the 25th Annual Sprint for Spina Bifida family friendly event as we celebrate "Let the Good Times Roll"!  Race day includes light refreshments, resources and vendor displays, games, Kid's Dash, awards and more. This event benefits Wisconsin families affected by the disabling birth defect, Spina Bifida. Funds raised provide financial assistance to families, camp scholarships and community social events. Thank you for supporting SBWIS.  
To ensure everyone's comfort and safety, no bikes, roller blades or pets will be allowed. The Sprint for Spina Bifida will occur rain or shine. We reserve the right to cancel for severe weather threats. Should this occur, no refunds will be provided and your entry fee will be used as a donation to SBWIS. Thank you for your understanding.
 

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Shopping with JOH
Jul
23
6:00 PM18:00

Shopping with JOH

THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT HAS PASSED.

Join us for a night of shopping at Mayfair Mall on Monday, July 23rd from 6:30pm to 8:00pm. 

This event is appropriate for teens and young adults with disabilities (ages 13 years old and up). You will be joined by a small group of Pi Kappa Phi Journey of Hope North Team cyclists to enjoy socializing, shopping and making new friends. Meet our group in the food court at 6:00pm; pick-up at the end of the event will also be in the food court. 

SBWIS members will receive a $10.00 cash stipend to spend how you choose as you explore the mall, shop or have a meal with your group. Other participants with disabilities should bring their own money. 

Everyone must pre-register to attend by completing the online form below.

Deadline for registration is Friday, July 20th. SBWIS wishes to thank the Johnson Family for co-sponsoring this fun event!

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Mid-state Family Picnic
Jun
30
11:00 AM11:00

Mid-state Family Picnic

THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT HAS PASSED.

We are looking forward to summer fun with our mid-state families! SBWIS is hosting a picnic for people with spina bifida of all ages, along with their immediate family members. This FREE event will begin at 11:00am and will include sub sandwiches for lunch along with a short presentation from Kathy about fundraising opportunities. Please join us to meet others and share your life experiences. This location has a playground, basketball court and sandbox. Please bring toys (latex free) to share. RSVP is required by Monday, June 25th by completing the form below. See you on June 30th!

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Danny's Golf Outing
Jun
7
10:00 AM10:00

Danny's Golf Outing

Danny and his family host this golf outing every year to provide funds and services for individuals in Wisconsin with, or affected by Spina Bifida.  Spina Bifida Wisconsin, Ltd. works closely with the family to carry out their generous wishes.  
All golfers will enjoy lunch, an 18 hole scramble, refreshments on the course, and dinner.
Following golf, everyone is invited to a social hour with an open bar and a chance to participate in spectacular silent and voice auctions and raffles.  Space is limited. Registration is open. Click HERE

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Fond du Lac Children's Museum Play Date
May
5
10:15 AM10:15

Fond du Lac Children's Museum Play Date

Enjoy a morning of playing and fun with other Spina Bifida Families. This event includes time in the Children's Museum of Fond du Lac, a snack, and a classroom to store coats, diaper bags, etc...  SBWIS is hosting this FREE event for Spina Bifida children  age 5 and younger,  including family members (siblings/parents/guardian/grandparent).  THE DEADLINE FOR THIS EVENT HAS PASSED.

 

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SPRING FLING EVENT - Valley View Mall Meet and Greet- CANCELLED
Apr
21
1:00 PM13:00

SPRING FLING EVENT - Valley View Mall Meet and Greet- CANCELLED

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Join us at Valley View Mall Food Court from 1:00 to 2:30pm to meet other families, chat, and have a snack. SBWIS will provide $5.00 to each person with spina bifida.  This is a great chance to learn more about SBWIS services. Event is open to area professionals or service providers too.

RSVP by April 6th. Minimum of 5 people with spina bifdia must register or event will be cancelled.

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SPRING FLING - LA CROSSE  Children's Museum Event- CANCELLED
Apr
21
10:00 AM10:00

SPRING FLING - LA CROSSE Children's Museum Event- CANCELLED

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

We will meet at the Children's Museum from 10am to 12:30pm. SBWIS will pay for the child with spina bifida and their immediate family members (parent/guardian/siblings).  The museum has a guest program of meeting Mickey and her Pet Therapy dog Mishka and learning what it is like to have a dog helper.

RSVP by April 6th - minimum of 5 people with SB must be registered or event will be cancelled.  SBWIS is collecting gently used equipment (wheelchairs, canes, walkers, etc...) to donate to Katy's Kloset for another family to benefit from their free loan program.

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Madison Area Rocky's Social
Mar
9
6:00 PM18:00

Madison Area Rocky's Social

Join SBWIS members at Rocky Rococo's for an evening of pizza, socializing and games. We have a party room reserved for chatting, the kids will receive game tokens, and everyone will benefit from peer support. This event is FREE to SBWIS members and their immediate family members. You must RSVP by completing the form below to be included. Deadline for RSVP is Monday, March 5. 

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS CLOSED. PLEASE JOIN US FOR OUR SUMMER PICNIC IN JUNE!

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Burger Bash
Jan
27
4:30 PM16:30

Burger Bash

Join other SBWIS families at the 3rd annual BURGER BASH at Fuddruckers in Brookfield from 4:30pm to 7:30pm. SBWIS staff will also be available to share resources and answer questions. For this event, SBWIS will pay for the meal for the family member with SB (charged at the restaurant). Other family members attending must pay for their own meals. THE DEADLINE FOR THIS EVENT HAS PASSED. HOPE TO SEE YOU AT OUR NEXT EVENT.

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Eau Claire Burger Bash
Jan
27
4:30 PM16:30

Eau Claire Burger Bash

Join other SBWIS families for our first BURGER BASH  in Eau Claire, WI at Red Robin from 4:30pm to 7:30pm on Saturday, Jan 27th.  An SBWIS family will be coordinating things and meeting people that evening.   SBWIS will pay for the meal for the family member with SB (charged at the restaurant). Other family members attending must pay for their own meals. We hope to video chat between the 2 places that night. A never been done before opportunity!  THE DEADLINE FOR REGISTERING HAS PASSED. HOPE TO SEE YOU AT OUR NEXT EVENT.

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Uno's DoughRaiser / Appleton
Nov
14
11:00 AM11:00

Uno's DoughRaiser / Appleton

Support SBWIS by eating out at Uno Pizzeria and Grill W3254 Van Roy Rd, Appleton, WI during their regular business hours of 10am to 11pm. Just show the staff this flyer for dine in or carry-out and SBWIS benefits. Please share with family and friends and enjoy an evening celebrating SBWIS.

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