Upcoming Community Fundraising Events for Norton Children’s

We are grateful to the many community groups and individuals who host fundraisers to support the mission of Norton Children’s.

Mark your calendars and make a difference by participating in or donating to these events:

*Event dates and details are subject to change in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control’s current recommendations related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bellarmine Dance Marathon

January 22, 2021*

The Bellarmine University Dance Marathon, in partnership with the Children’s Miracle Network, is a student-led event full of dancing, games and fundraising for the care of patients at Norton Children’s Hospital. Virtual participation will be available.

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Dance Big Red

February 26, 2021
Western Kentucky University
Raymond B. Preston Health & Activities Center
Bowling Green, Kentucky

The seventh annual Dance Big Red student-led dance fundraising event at Western Kentucky University will be held virtually on Feb. 26, 2021.

Since it began, Dance Big Red has raised nearly $300,000 for pediatric cardiovascular services and adolescent cancer care at Norton Children’s Hospital. Join our efforts by participating as a dancer, making a donation and/or becoming an event sponsor.

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Wendy Novak Diabetes Center Golf Invitational

Spring 2021 *
Valhalla Golf Club
15503 Shelbyville Road
Louisville, Kentucky

This day of fun includes the golf invitational, cards, caddies, lunch, games, a post-golf reception with an open bar and private dinner, a limited auction and more. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Christensen Family Sports & Activity Program, a part of the Wendy Novak Diabetes Center.

To learn more, call (502) 629-8060.

Wendy Novak Diabetes Center Golf Invitational

Wings for Kids Radio Controlled Airshow

Saturday, June 5, and Sunday, June 6, 2021*
Bill Fluke Air Field
E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park
Louisville, Kentucky

Brought to you by the River City Radio Controllers, this event features a wide array of exciting flying exhibitions, including in-air dog fights and combat, aerobatic airplanes and scale vintage airplanes. Nationally recognized and award-winning pilots from throughout the Midwest and beyond come to this airshow to demonstrate their flying skills and model aircraft for the public.

Other fun activities for the whole family include candy drops from radio-controlled airplanes, inflatables, face painting and flight simulators.

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Norton Children’s Hospital Foundation Golf Outing

Schedule of events

John Asher “Just for Kids” Reception
Sunday, April 25, 2021*
Lake Forest Country Club
14000 Landmark Drive

20th annual Norton Children’s Hospital Foundation Golf Outing
Monday, April 26, 2021*
Lake Forest Country Club
14000 Landmark Drive
and Valhalla Golf Club
15503 Shelbyville Road

Sponsorship and volunteer opportunities are available, and donations are being accepted for the silent auction.

For more information, contact:
Julia Leggett (502) 629-5543 or (859) 583-6177

Foundation Golf Outing
Children’s Hospital Foundation

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