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JUNE TRAIL TALK

OKOBOJI FOUNDATION
$5,000 JULY NONPROFIT CHALLENGE

The Okoboji Foundation is inviting everyone to participate in the $5,000 July Nonprofit Challenge at GiveOkoboji.com.  The fund with the highest giving total over $5,000 in July receives an additional $5,000 from the Okoboji Foundation.  Please consider giving to the Dickinson County Trails Endowment Fund during July to help the trails win. This year, all donations $500 and over will qualify for a “Bikes – Brews – Bites” fundraiser sponsorship with VIP tickets.   Gifts of any size and form are accepted online or at the Okoboji Foundation.  For additional information contact Okoboji Foundation at (712) 332-7177, visit www.okobojifoundation.org or email info@okobojifoundation.org.


“BIKES – BREWS – BITES”
BUILD IT. BIKE IT. BE A PART OF IT.

Plans are coming together for the Dickinson County Trails fundraiser that will be on Saturday, July 27 at the Okoboji Brewing Company.  We are working with the brewery to create a great new outdoor event space and there will be a variety of brews, wine and a bourbon tasting.  Farm to Fork is providing a fantastic menu with live music both in and outside of the brewery. Sponsorship opportunities and tickets are now available through DCTB’s website and Facebook pages. For more information, please contact us at dctrails@co.dickinson.ia.us or visit our website at www.dickinsoncountytrails.com .


UPCOMING TRAIL & BIKE EVENTS


35TH ANNUAL U of O CAMPUS BIKE RIDE:  Saturday, June 29 – Enjoy a ride around the Iowa Great Lakes of 25, 50 or 100 miles. A pancake breakfast starts at 7:00am with ride to follow at 9:00am.  Take in the beauty of scenic trails and lakeside roads on your bicycle with proceeds going to help the community. Visit www.threesons.com for ride details.


BRASL BIKE RIDE AROUND SPIRIT LAKE:  Saturday, July 6 – Enjoy a 15-mile bike cruise around Iowa’s largest natural lake or power bike 25 and 50-mile routes around the Iowa Great Lakes and Minnesota.  This is a family friendly ride that treats you to scenic lakeside trails and includes a t-shirt and lunch certificate. Proceeds from the event will benefit Dickinson County Trails. Visit www.spiritlakecc.com for ride details.


2019 U of O MARATHON, HALF MARATHON, TRIATHLON & 10K:
  Saturday, July 20 – Test your endurance while enjoying the natural beauty of West Lake Okoboji.  Event information can be found at www.threesons.com.

As always, Happy Trails to You and Yours.
Erin Reed, DCTB Executive Director