Events/Speakers

Attend our next meeting listed below. Updated 15 January 2019.

Put on Your UsToo logo: Ball Cap or Visor and start your day with: $10 gift card from Dunkin Donuts and Dunkin Donuts Travel cup Go run some errands then it’s time for lunch, use your: $15 Subway gift card and $10 Dairy Queen gift card Got those chores done at home, enjoy dinner and a movie with: $25 Chili’s Gift Card and $10 Regal Movie Theater gift card It’s been a busy day, so head home, set the mood, put your feet up and relax with: Yankee Candle Darrel Bush book of poems, pictures, saying and recipes Bottle of Hahn Pinot Noir! Attend each monthly meeting and register once for this prize. This prize will be given away at the November meeting from all the registered tickets. So the more meetings you attend and register your ticket the greater your chance of winning it.

Winner of the raffle Todd Wendland

Meetings

All meetings are from 7 to 9 p.m except November.  See November’s meeting listing for further information.   Please check below for place of meeting and when known information about the speaker and topic and a brief professional bio will also be given.

  • We invite speakers to share with us during the first hour and if we have no speaker we may have a video relating to prostate cancer to view.
  • The second hour we invite newly diagnosed patients to discuss their considerations for treatment.

Meetings are held monthly, except for no meetings in January, February, and December.

Note:  If you have questions or concerns before the meetings feel free to contact Bill Palos, or one of our counselors as listed in our Support Group Counselors/Contact Us tab.

Meetings

(Note: Check the March meeting for where to go for “Room 1″)

calendar_Clip_ArtJanuary 17 2019         No meeting.  See note above.

February 21, 2019     No meeting.  See note above.

March 21, 2019 Unity Point West – Trinity, 24th Street, Campus, Rock Island, Room 1 (go all the way down the hall past the  Jardine Conference Room.  Turn left, go to the end , and the room is on the right.)  7 to 9 pm

April 18, 2019   Bettendorf Campus of Unity Point Trinity, 4480 Utica Ridge Road, Bettendorf, IA in Conference Room A/B, located in the lower level just past the Cafeteria.  7 to 9 pm

May 16, 2019

Unity Point West – Trinity, 24th Street, Campus, Rock Island, Room 1 ,  7 to 9 pm

June 20, 2019  Unity Point West – Trinity, 24th Street, Campus, Rock Island,  Room 1, 7 to 9 pm 

July 18, 2019  Bettendorf Campus of Unity Point Trinity, 4480 Utica Ridge Road, Bettendorf, IA in Conference Room A/B, located in the lower level just past the Cafeteria.  7 to 9 pm

August 15, 2019  Unity Point West – Trinity, 24th Street, Campus, Rock Island, Room 1,   7 to 9 pm

 September 19, 2019  Unity Point West – Trinity, 24th Street, Campus, Rock Island,  Room 1,  7 to 9 pm.

 October 17, 2019 Unity Point West – Trinity, 24th Street, Campus, Rock Island,  Room 1, 7 to 9 pm

November 21, 2019 Unity Point – Trinity, 24th Street, Campus, Rock Island, Jardine Conference Room,  (note, this is a Wednesday)

Pictures taken at the 2018 dinner can be found here https://photos.app.goo.gl/Yskb27Jthc1ZvWH5A

Events:

January

John Deere Seeding Health Fair.  January 25, 8:30 am to 1:00 pm.

February

Rock Island Arsenal Health Fair.  February 14, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

March April May

Mid American Energy Health Fair, May 16, 9:30 am – 2 pm, River Center

June thru October

Free PSA check at Metro Medical Lab.  Coupons will be available at Triumph Community Bank, American Bank, First Midwest Bank & Trust  and Rudy’s Taco .  Check this site in June for other locations to get coupons.  Coupons are good until September 30th.

The men in the mexican communities have a higher degree of having prostate cancer.

Other men who have a history of cancer in their family are also at high risk of having or getting prostate cancer.

These coupons are good at the Metropolitan Medical Laboratory.  The addresses of all the Metropolitan Medical Laboratories are listed on the back of the coupon.

Deere Davenport Works Health Fair, June 7, 2018 6 am – 3 pm

September 

September 21, 2019 — RUN/ WALK FOR PROSTATE CANCER as part of the Quad Cities Marathon weekend activities. Join the walk and support our efforts. See the home page for more information.  The funds from the Marathon stay in the Greater Quad Cities Region and are used to provide educational materials to men and their families dealing with prostate cancer. ALSO WE WILL HAVE A SPECIAL AWARD TO BE GIVEN TO ANY CITY THAT ENCOURAGES THEIR CITIZENS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ONE MILE WALK FOR PROSTATE CANCER.  THE CITY THAT HAS THE MOST ENTRIES WILL RECIEVE A TRAVELING TROPHY FOR ONE YEAR TO SIT IN THEIR OFFICE.  OUR SUPPORT GROUP WILL ALSO OFFER TO CONDUCT A FREE PSA SCREENING TO ANY GROUP OR ORGANIZATION IN THEIR CITY.  This year at our US TOO booth we will giving out coupons for a free PSA Screening at any Metro Lab with the results being sent to your home and during the mid day Metro Lab will be at the center doing the actual PSA screening.

Also anyone who has had to deal with prostate cancer or know of someone in memory who had prostate cnacer and would like to partake in the Warrior Marathon relay team can contact me at larryxc@sbcglobal.net  A relay team consists of five runners each running a leg of the course.