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July 26 @ 5:00 pm 8:00 pm

Join us for a fun night of Pickleball Open Play! Registration is limited to the first 100 players so sign up now! $30 per person that includes swag ,food and drinks

Dinks, Drinks, and Donate supports Brightpoint’s (formerly Children’s Home & Aid) mission to help move children and families from surviving to thriving. This is a fun social event, not a tournament. It will be open play format with foursomes rotating onto one of the 14 pickleball courts as they become available.

Registration

Register as an individual player or a sponsor! View our sponsorship form here.

Questions?

For sponsorship and event inquiries, contact Laura Cordero at lcordero@brightpoint.org.

Location:

Evergreen Racquet Club

3203 E. Washington St.
Bloomington, IL 61704

April 27 @ 9:00 am 11:00 am

Fairview Park
949 N Main St, Normal, IL 61761-1501

Why we run/walk

The annual race is in memory of young Duncan and Jack and Leichtenberg of LeRoy, victims of domestic violence.

Please join us on Saturday, April 27th for our run/walk to help change lives. All proceeds from the race go to the Family Visitation Center

The only one of its kind in the McLean County region. The center provides a safe, neutral child friendly environment for supervised visitation and exchanges for families where there is an active order of protection in place.

Race Details

Fairview Park in Normal

9:30am – Check-in/Registration

10am – Bubble release

10:15am – 1 Mile walk begins

10:30am – 5K run begins

Cost

$40 per participant 13yrs and up

$10 per participant 6-12yrs

$90 family of 4

Free for 5 and under

Strollers and dogs are welcome.

Registration

All participants must register

Online registration closes Thursday, April 25th at 5pm. On-Site registration at the event will be available.

You can register here.

Donation

If you are unable to attend but would like to make a donation. You can donate here.

Volunteer

Sign up here to be a volunteer for this event!

Thank you to our generous sponsors!

June 12 @ 6:00 am 8:00 am

Join the Central Region Advisory Board of Brightpoint in celebration of those who are working to improve the lives of Illinois’ children, youth and families. 

On Wednesday, June 12th, Brightpoint’s Central Region will be hosting the complementary breakfast.  Our goal is to bring together our community’s most influential businesses, community leaders, and corporate partners. Together we will celebrate the success that is achieved when our generous community supports Brightpoint’s mission. 

Wednesday, June 12, 2024 

DoubleTree by Hilton 
10 Brickyard Dr. 
Bloomington, IL 61701 

Networking Reception 
6:00 a.m. to 6:50 a.m. 

Breakfast and Program 
7:00 a.m. to 8 a.m. 

Sponsorship

Sponsorship opportunities are available. Please view our sponsor packet for more information. 

Donations

Donate to this event, here

Registration

Sponsor Registration 

Attendee Registration 

Questions?

To learn more about the event or if you have any questions, please contact Laura Cordero at 309-834-5294 or email lcordero@brightpoint.org 

March 16 @ 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

This is a rain or shine event-there is no alternate date.

Sharin’ of the Green Parade is an opportunity for our community to come together celebrate, “share the green” by donating to Brightpoint’s Central Region Home Visiting.

Brightpoint has been a resource for families of McLean County and the surrounding area for over 130 years. The agency offers a comprehensive array of services and programs, annually serving the needs of more than 3,000 children and families in McLean County and the surrounding area.

Parade Route

The parade route starts at the corner of School St and North St. (The Alamo) and moves east down North St. through Uptown Circle to Linden St.

Registration

To register for this event, use the online form! Online registration will also be available the day of the event in the staging area.

Participant Waiver:

Each participant must agree and sign the waiver!

As a driver/participant in this parade, we ask you to follow these rules for the safety of yourself and others:

  1. Please do not throw candy due to the danger of children in traffic.
  2. Candy is to handed out to the children as to keep them out of the street.
  3. Please avoid gaps in the parade order – stay close.
  4. Large vehicles must have escorts on both sides.
  5. Please use extreme caution at the circle.
  6. Do not unload until you have arrived at the parking lot disignated for unloading.
  7. If you have animals in your entry- YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR CLEAN UP.
  8. Have you paid your entry fee and signed your waiver? If not, see Brightpoint staff in the check in area.

Donate

Donate using this link!

Volunteer

Volunteers will sell t-shirts, line up participants, carry the flag, collect donations, throw candy, assist with crowd control, or other tasks as needed.

Sign up here! Fill out the volunteer waiver here.

Questions

For questions, contact Laura Cordero at lcordero@brightpoint.org.

Location

Normal Uptown Circle
Normal, IL 61761 United States
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December 8, 2023 @ 3:00 pm 11:59 pm

You’re invited to Fat Jacks annual beer event. Half of the proceeds benefit Brightpoint. Ticket price includes three flights of Christmas Ales, one appetizer and a pint or half pint of your choice.

Tickets

Tickets are $30 each and can be purchased in advance at Fat Jacks during open hours and are also available online:

Click here to purchase tickets online!

Tickers are also available at the door on December 8.

Questions

For questions, contact Laura Cordero at lcordero@brightpoint.org.

Location

511 N. Main Street
Bloomington, Illinois 61701
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July 21, 2023 @ 4:30 pm 9:00 pm

Dinks, Drinks, and Donate, is a fun social pickleball event, not a tournament. It will be open play format with foursomes rotating onto one of the 14 pickleball courts as they become available. Registration fee includes a t-shirt, sandwiches and beverages.

Registration

Register as an individual player or Sponsor (pay with credit card).

Register

Download our sponsor opportunities (or to pay by check).

Opportunities

Questions

For sponsorship and event inquiries, contact Laura Cordero at lcordero@brightpoint.org.

Location

511 N. Main Street
Bloomington, Illinois 61701
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