Breast Health Fundraisers

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

Proceeds from these fund-raising activities go to the Genesis Health Services Foundation to support mammograms and breast health services:  

Win tickets to see Rascal Flatts and James Taylor

You can win tickets to go country with Rascal Flats or go mellow with music legend James Taylor while helping to raise funds for breast health programs at Genesis.

Go to, and click on the photos of the musicians to buy chances to win these entertainment packages:

Through Feb. 25 -- Public drawing for eight Rascal Flatts tickets in the Genesis suite at the i wireless Center on March 4, with snacks and sodas. Each chance is $25.

Through March 4 -- Public drawing for two packages that include two main floor tickets to see the sold-out James Taylor concert on March 11 at the Adler Theatre in Davenport. Includes a multi-course, chef's dinner at Woodfire Grill, compliments of owner Toby Christianson. Each chance is $10.

QC Blues hockey hosts Pink at the Rink

The Quad City Blues Hockey Club, in cooperation with Genesis, will play hockey for breast cancer awareness beginning at 6 p.m. Feb. 11 at the i wireless Center in Moline. The Blues will host their Midwest High School Hockey League rival Cedar Rapids Jr. Roughriders while wearing special "pink" jerseys to raise money to fight breast cancer.

The players' pink jerseys will be auctioned off in a silent auction before, during and after the games. The varsity game begins at 6 p.m., followed by the JV game at 8 p.m.  Local businesses will provide raffle prizes and gift certificates for auction. All proceeds will benefit the Kenneth H. McKay, M.D. Center for Breast Health at Genesis.

Tickets can be purchased at the i wireless Center on game day. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for seniors, and $2 for students. The Quad City Blues play in the Midwest High School Hockey League and are comprised of local area high school students the Iowa and Illinois Quad City area.

Chick Flick-a-thon

Raise money for mammograms, and see up to three "chick flicks" from 2-9 p.m. March 20 at the Adler Theatre in Davenport. The Chick Flick-a-Thon will feature three films and a complimentary glass of wine prior to each film. Watch one, two or all movies at a suggested donation of $10 a person. Films to be featured include: "As Good as it Gets," "Mamma Mia" and "What Women Want."