TELETHON is Variety's largest fundraiser and provides the opportunity to highlight organizations that benefit from Variety's dollars. Variety has a devoted website for Telethon. For more information about Telethon, please visit the Variety Telethon website.
Variety hosts a number of other events throughout the year. Whether it is a black tie dinner, a polo match or golf tournament, Variety's events appeal to a wide range of individuals. We would love for you to join us at one of our upcoming events. The best part....no matter which event you chose, YOU are enabling Variety to improve the lives of children throughout Iowa.
Listed below is some general information about our events. For more specific information, please refer to the Variety Calendar.
Black Tie Dinner is a black tie event that includes cocktails, dinner, door prizes and special guest speaker.
Date: Friday, January 11, 2013
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Project Variety is an evening of sampling of signature cocktails and appetizers from area restaurants and bars. The evening includes raffle tickets for great prizes and a live auction.
Date: April 2013
Spirits of Spring is an evening of sampling fine wines, beers, spirits and specialty cheeses from Iowa distributors. The Cedar Rapids Marriott Chefs prepare hors d'oeuvres to compliment the samplings. The evening includes raffle tickets and a silent auction.
Date: April 2013
Miller Lite Variety Golf Tournament is a shotgun, best shot golf event held at Norwalk's Legacy Golf Course.
Leinenkugel Variety Golf Tournament is a shotgun, best shot golf event held at Cedar Rapids' Elmcrest Country Club.
Date: Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Polo On The Green is an elegant outdoor event that includes a polo match, dinner, auction and live band at Powder River Ranch.
Date: Saturday, August 25, 2012
Sportsmans Stag is a casual, outdoor event that includes cocktails, steak dinner, door prizes and speaker. The focus of the evening is on hunting, fishing and golf. This is a men's only event.
Date: Thursday, September 6, 2012
Radiothon is a two-day event (6:00 am to 6:00 pm on both days) on KJJY 92.5, held at Valley West Mall. Radio personalities talk about the KJJY/Variety Compassion Fund that provides dollars to families whose children are hospitalized with life-threatening conditions. Donors may also choose to donate dollars to purchase a "Variety Bear" (a stuffed teddy bear that is distributed to hospitalized children.
Date: December 18 & 19 2012
We’d love for you to join us at the next Variety event.