Following are fundraisers, donations and other charitable events happening in the Midlands. E-mail your information about good deeds to email@example.com or call 402-444-1040.
An end to Alzheimer’s: Pizza Ranch, 3505 Metro Drive in Council Bluffs, will sponsor Dine Out to End Alzheimer’s from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday. Ten percent of all sales plus all tips during that time will be donated to the Midlands Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.
On the green: Join others for Jazz on Our Green, a benefit concert for United Methodist Ministries. Attendance supports the Big Garden, Blue Flamingo and more. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. Saturday at 6201 Kentucky Road in Papillion. Freewill donations will benefit United Methodist Ministries. Bring a blanket, picnic basket, drinks and lots of friends. The location is a private home with an acreage.
Break the Silence: Join the Nebraska Chapter of the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition on Sept. 7 for the seventh annual Run/Walk to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer. There will be one- and four-mile walks and a 5K run, all at Zorinsky Lake. Sign-in will begin at 7 a.m. followed by opening remarks at 8 a.m. The run will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the walk will start at 8:40 a.m. To register, visit ovarian.org and search for Sept. 7 on the calendar at the left on the home page. For more information, contact the chapter at 402-304-5826 or Nebraska@ovarian.org.
Boost to DECA: The Mike Logan Legacy Golf Tournament to benefit Nebraska DECA will have a 2 p.m. shotgun start Sept. 8 at Pacific Springs Golf Club, 16810 Harney St. Dinner will follow. The cost is $80 per adult golfer and $60 per student golfer. To register, contact Nicole Coffey at 402-471-4803 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
First time: The inaugural Lincoln Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk will begin at 9 a.m. Sept. 8 at Union Plaza Jayne Snyder Trail Center. The goal is to raise $30,000 for the Lustgarten Foundation, the nation’s largest private foundation dedicated solely to funding pancreatic cancer research. Pancreatic cancer has a survival rate of 6 percent, making it among the deadliest cancer. To register for the walk, visit 2013lincolnwalk.kintera.org.
Peel and eat: The League of Women Voters of Greater Omaha will have a shrimp feed fundraiser from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Surfside Club, 14445 N. River Drive. Tickets, $15, can be purchased in advance at omahalwv.org and at the door. A cash bar will be available. The menu will include peel and eat shrimp, coleslaw, french fries, corn fritters and more. Live music will run from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Indoor and outdoor dining will be available. Proceeds will support the league’s voters guide and other public services.
Less sweating: This run is for you if you’re looking for Omaha’s shortest fun run — the 1,000 Meter Run. It will be Sept. 12 at Saints Pub and Patio in Midtown Crossing as a benefit for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Registration is $25 if done by Sept. 10. Register at GetMeRegistered.com/1000MeterRun. Walkers and families are welcome. Packet pickup will start at 5:30 p.m. with the event at 6:30 p.m.
For the children: UpPour, the annual awards gala and fundraiser hosted by the Nebraska Children and Families Foundation, will begin at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Paxton Ballroom, 1403 Farnam St. The event will honor the founding board members of Building Bright Futures. Guests will have hors d’oeuvres and cocktails before the 7 p.m. program. To reserve a space, $100 a person, visit nebraskachildren.org/uppour. The dress code is business casual.
Rundee race: Rundee, a 5K urban adventure race through the Dundee neighborhood and Memorial Park on Dundee Day, will begin at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 28 at 51st Street and Underwood Avenue. The Dundee Day parade will follow the race. Register before Sept. 1 to get your Rundee Undee at discount. To register, $30 by Sept. 1 and then $35 until race day, visit omahahealthykids.org and click on Rundee under the Event tab at the top of the page. Proceeds will benefit Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance.
Not teed off! Keep Omaha Beautiful’s 20th annual Charity Golf Classic raised $26,000 for KOB. The 158 golfers played at the Players Club at Deer Creek.