Helping Hands: Sunshine Fest, Frozen FeatSunshine Fest will be Jan 19-21 in Grand Forks with events to benefit three causes. The fifth annual Frozen Feat run will begin at 10 a.m. Feb. 11 at the Grand Forks Herald, 375 Second Ave. N., in downtown Grand Forks to benefit Special Olympics of Grand Forks.
By: Herald Staff Report, Grand Forks Herald
• Sunshine Fest: Sunshine Fest will be Jan 19-21 in Grand Forks with events to benefit three causes. Jan. 19, country music singer Paulette Carlson will sing a benefit concert at 7:30 p.m. at Chester Fritz Auditorium. Jan. 20 is the Spend the Evening with Paulette Carlson benefit that will include an autograph session, dinner and UND women’s hockey game at Ralph Engelstad Arena. Jan. 21, the second annual More Sunshine Walk & Fun Run will begin at 8 a.m. at Ralph Engelstad Arena. Proceeds will go the Sunshine Foundation, established in memory of the late Shannon Larson, to promote hikers’ health; a hospitality house for people whose family members are receiving medical treatment in Grand Forks; and a basketball court named in honor of cancer survivor Brittany Dvorak and a yoga room named in memory of the late Dewey Kvidt at the new wellness center. Info: www.sunshinememorial.org.
• Frozen Feat benefit for Special Olympics: The fifth annual Frozen Feat run will begin at 10 a.m. Feb. 11 at the Grand Forks Herald, 375 Second Ave. N., in downtown Grand Forks to benefit Special Olympics of Grand Forks. You can register at www.frozenfeat.com for the 5K Run/Walk and/or the 10K Run. Early bird registration will end Jan. 20. Packet pick-up will be held 4 to 9 p.m. Feb. 10 at Scheels in Grand Forks with race day registration starting at 8 a.m. Feb. 11 at the Grand Forks Herald. There will be finisher medals, a Lovebirds Run, door prizes, trophies for the top finisher and longsleeve shirts for the first 400 participants. Info: www.frozenfeat.com.