Events

Join in the fun with VIP Services and come to our events. We hold several fund raising events each year including golf, bowling and tailgate parties.

Rec Connect Winter Programs – Now Open!

Registration is NOW OPEN for winter programs!  Rec Connect is our new Walworth County-wide recreation program that is available to all people with disabilities. This program collaborates with existing organizations, programs and entities and develops additional options consistent with consumer needs and interests.

Rec Connect – 2019 Winter Activity Guide

Registrations are accepted through mail, e-mail and phone.  Please include registration form and payment method.  To register or for more information, contact Tara Scott, Recreation Specialist at 262-723-4043 ext. 138 or e-mail: tarascott@vipservices-inc.org.

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Shopping at Southridge Mall on December 8th

The Rec Connect program is taking a trip to Southridge Mall in Greenfield on Saturday, December 8, from 9 a.m.—2:00 p.m.  Cost is $25, includes lunch and transportation.  Rec Connect is our Walworth County-wide recreation program that is available to all people with disabilities.

We will meet at VIP and then board VIP’s transportation to the mall. Southridge is the largest mall in Wisconsin and features Dick’s Sporting Goods, JC Penney, a fabulous food court, pictures with Santa and much more.  Bring your own $$ for shopping!  To register for the trip or for more information about Rec Connect, contact Tara Scott at 262-723-4043 ext. 138 or tarascott@vipservices-inc.org.

 

 

 

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One week till Giving Tuesday on November 27th

One week till #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday and kicks off the giving season by inspiring people to collaborate and give back.

 

To make a gift, go to:  VIP Services – Giving Tuesday.  Or, go to www.givingtuesday.org and search for VIP Services.

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Homes for the Holiday Housewalk – Saturday, Nov. 17th

Tour beautifully decorated homes in the Elkhorn area from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Tickets are $10 each.  When you have finished the tour, stop by Advia Credit Union at 837 N. Wisconsin Street in Elkhorn  for homemade refreshments, friendship and for a chance to win one of their holiday gift baskets!  The event is sponsored by the Elkhorn Area Women’s Club and proceeds benefit VIP Services.  Tickets are available at VIP Services, Advia Credit Union, Elkhorn Chamber of Commerce, Perkup, Matheson Memorial Library and from any Elkhorn Area Women’s Club member.  We hope you can join us for this lovely annual tradition!

 

 

Holiday Homes of Elkhorn are located at:

W2888 Loveland—home of Laurie Kyle

W4144 County NN—home of Karen Gonzales

1119 Lark Dale Lane—home of Kati Hansen

209 N. Washington Street—home of Sue Zimmerman

837 N. Wisconsin Street—end of tour gathering at Advia Credit Union

 

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Stir It Up 2018!

The 4th Annual Stir It Up, a Walworth County-wide fundraiser, is Sunday, November 4 from 11:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m. at Elkhorn Area High School.  

This year’s event benefits: VIP Services, New Beginnings – Domestic Violence Shelter Build for Walworth County, Lakeland Animal Shelter and area high school music programs.

Musical performances by Big Foot High School Jazz Band along with Elkhorn Area High School Jazz Band and Chorus.

Tickets prices:

$10 for Youth (ages 7 – 17)

$25 for General Admission

$50 for Preferred Seating (includes preferred front row seating, preferred parking and table service)

Event tickets are on sale at Advia Credit Unions (Elkhorn and Silver Lake branches), Elkhorn Chamber of Commerce, Elkhorn Library, First National Bank and Trust (Walworth County branches), Stinebrink’s Piggly Wiggly (Lake Geneva and Delavan stores) and VIP’s front desk.

Or to purchase your tickets on-line:  click here!

For more information or a list of participating restaurants, go to: www.stiritupwalco.com.

The event is hosted by VIP Services and the Rotary Club of Elkhorn.

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Rec Connect: Fall programs and activity guide

Registration is NOW OPEN for fall programs!  Rec Connect is our new Walworth County-wide recreation program that is available to all people with disabilities. This program will collaborate with existing organizations, programs and entities and will develop additional options consistent with consumer needs and interests.

FALL PROGRAMS – Click here for the Fall Activity Guide

  1. Sports of Sorts program (7 classes) on Wednesdays from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. The dates are September 26, October 3, October 10, October 17, October 24, November 7 and November 14.  There will not be a class offered on October 31st.  Cost is $35 for 7 classes.  To register or for more info:  Click here!
  2. Water Aerobics program (5 classes) on Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. The dates are: September 27, October 4, October 11, October 18 and October 25.  Cost is $55 for 5 classes.  To register or for more info:  Click here!
  3. Social Voyagers program (4 outings) on Fridays from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.  The dates are September 28, October 12, November 9 and November 16.  Outings include rock climbing, attending a high school football game, board games and much more!  Cost is $55 for 4 outings.  To register or for more info:  Click here!
  4. Crafters Club (5 classes) on Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  The dates are: September 29, October 6, October 13, October 20 and October 27.  Cost is $40 for 5 classes. To register or for more info – Click here!
  5. Monster Masquerade Dance on Friday, October 26 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Matheson Memorial Library in Elkhorn, cost is $5.  To register or for more info: Click here! 

Registrations are also accepted via mail, include registration form and payment method. 

To register by phone or for more information, contact Tara Scott, Recreation Specialist at 262-723-4043 ext. 138

or via e-mail: tarascott@vipservices-inc.org.

 

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VIP’s 20th Annual Golf Outing – Monday, June 11th

The VIP Services 20th Annual Golf Outing is Monday, June 11th at Big Foot Country Club.  The event is presented by Kikkoman Foods, Inc. and the Kikkoman Foods Foundation, along with Awards Dinner sponsor Tankcraft Corporation / Plasticraft Corporation.

Funds generated from this annual event play a vital role in supporting the mission of VIP Services to empower people with disabilities to explore and experience endless possibilities.

 Registration Form:  2018 VIP Golf Outing Invitation Brochure

 GOLF OUTING EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE: Co-chairs Cherie Ackman and Bob Putnam, Cheri Brost, Rose Crandall, Kathi George, Jim Homan, Regan Homan, Larry Kosiek, Donna Neshek, Bill Ring and Mark Stinebrink

Event Schedule:

  • 10:00 a.m.    Registration, Putting Green and Buffet Lunch
  • 11:30 a.m.     Shotgun Start
  • 5:00 p.m.      19th Hole Reception
  • 6:15 p.m.       Welcome, Dinner, Program, Auctions and Awards

 2018 Sponsors To Date

Presenting Sponsor – Kikkoman Foods Inc. and Kikkoman Foods Foundation

Course Sponsor – Aldridge Electric

Awards Dinner Sponsor – Tankcraft / Plasticraft

Lunch Sponsor – MPC, Inc.

 Eagle Sponsors for:

 Birdie Sponsors:

Platinum Medal Sponsors:

  • Marge Bellock
  • Tim and Dani Brellenthin
  • Michael and Julie Cotter
  • Tom and Donna Neshek Family Foundation

Gold Medal Sponsors:

  • Cornerstone National Bank & Trust Co.
  • Bob and Carol Foster
  • Mike and Kathi George
  • Greenbriar Canine Academy—Cindy Simonsen
  • Integra Seating
  • George and Mary Jorndt
  • Matustik Builders
  • Bob & Rita O’Brien
  • Plote Construction Inc.
  • VIP Services’ Management Staff

Silver Medal Sponsors:

  • Thomas & Cathy Arnold
  • Edward Jones—offices of: Stacy Whiteman & Isaac Hart
  • Hummel Construction LLC
  • Tom & Mary Oehler

Bronze Medal Sponsors:

  • Carolyn & Joe Chambers
  • Lynn Crawford
  • Greg & Debbie Hammes
  • Joel and Sue Stokes-Nelson
  • The Rauland Agency, Inc.
  • Wayne & Karen Rockenbach
  • Fred Van Strydronck
  • William & Margaret Walker
  • Mark R. Weksler & Company
  • Gerald and Barbara Tax
  • Bradley Young

Friend Sponsor:

  • William and Marie Trow

Online Registration is now CLOSED:

For sponsorship & golfer info, please contact Julie Cotter at 262-723-4043 ext. 105 or juliecotter@vipservices-inc.org.  

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Volunteer Recognition Reception – Tuesday, April 17

Please join us for this special event to recognize and thank our volunteers for their service and dedication. In addition, we will be recognizing, Paul Kremer for his long-time service as a VIP Volunteer and Ambassador Coach.  The event is from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  Light refreshments are provided by The Elk Restaurant.  

For more information or to RSVP, contact Lynne Dempsey at 262-723-4043 ext. 106 or Lynnedempsey@vipservices-inc.org  by April 13, 2018.  

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VIP’s Bowl-a-thon FUNdraiser – Saturday, March 3rd

Come have a ball at VIP Services’ 10th Annual Bowl-A-Thon, presented by Casey’s General Store! Funds raised support VIP’s mission to empower adults with disabilities.  

Join us for this fun event on Saturday, March 3rd at Delavan Lanes.  This popular event welcomes all ages and abilities and provides participants with the opportunity to raise funds for VIP Services operations while simultaneously having a fun time. The day will be divided into two sixteen team sessions, the first beginning at 12:00 p.m. and the second at 3:00 p.m. Special incentives will be offered for those teams who raise $400 or more in pledges.  Bowl-a-thon registration forms have recently been distributed. This event is sure to sell out early, so get your registration forms completed and returned as soon as possible.  For more information, contact Julie Cotter at 262-723-4043, ext. 105 or juliecotter@vipservices-inc.org.  We hope you can be a part of the 2018 Bowl-a-thon! 

VIP Services – Bowl-a-thon Event Flyer

Early bird registration is $40 per team (team of 4 – $10 per person) till 2/13/18.  Team registration after 2/13/18 is $80 (team of four – $20 per person). Registration fee includes THREE games per person and shoe rental.  

VIP Services – 2018 Bowl-a-thon Team Registration Form

Official Rules Tips on Raising Pledges

Pledges-Donations Received Form

Interested in being Bowl-a-thon Sponsor?  We have lots of great opportunities available.  Sponsorship benefits include signage at the event, listing in VIP publications, Facebook and website, plus the good feeling that YOU are supporting the great programs and services at VIP!  Download the form (below) or click here for the on-line link!

VIP Bowl-a-thon 2018 Sponsorship Form

VIP Bowl-a-thon 2018 Sponsors as of March 3, 2018:

Presenting Sponsor
Casey’s General Stores

Strike Sponsor
The Weber Boys

Spare Sponsors
House Check – Peggy & Michael Bentley
Integra, Inc. – Monroe & Deena Putnam
Missy & Bob Putnam

Team Sponsors
Kathi and Mike George
Prop Shaft Supply Inc.
Voskuil Adult Family Home

Lane Sponsors
Advia Credit Union
Annie Frame’s Family (Neill & Pam Frame)
The Bark Market – Karen Conell
Delavan Fitness Center/ Rocky’s Gym
Ron and Ann Deschner
Edstrom Industries, LLC
Fontana Family Dentistry, LLC
Greenbriar Canine Academy – Cindy Simonsen
Heckel Tool & Manufacturing Corporation
Madison Street Subs – Beth Shodeen
Donna and Tom Neshek
Oak Leaf Capital Partners – Chris Reed
Pete’s Porting Service/ Engine Design Machine
Steven Pils
Robertson Ryan & Associates, Inc. – office of Jeff & Nancy Parrish
Royal Basket Trucks
Southern Lakes Credit Union
State Farm – office of Chuck Palma
Stinebrink’s Piggly Wiggly
Joel and Sue Stokes-Nelson
Walworth County ARC
Youngquist and Kennedy Orthodontics

General Sponsor
McCullough’s Prescriptions and Gifts

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#GivingTuesday, November 28, 2017

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 is the national #GivingTuesday (www.givingtuesday.org) campaign and VIP Services will once again be taking part. #GivingTuesday has become a day dedicated to charitable giving, combining the power of social media and the generosity of people around the nation to bring about real support for their communities.  Following closely on the heels of Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday celebrates the power of giving in all forms and inspires people to think about charitable giving at the start of the busy holiday season. We hope that you will consider supporting VIP Services.  To make a gift on line – click here!

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