Saturday, May 16th 2015 - 6:00 pm at Seasons Marketplace
1215 Friley Rd
The Gourmet Gala is a cooking contest consisting of tops chefs who are employed by ISU Dining who each prepare a meal for guests who are invited to taste and judge. At the end of the night a winner will be awarded the silver spoon. This event is held as a fundraiser for guest to donate and support Special Olympics.
Thursday, May 21st 2015 - 9:00 am at Iowa State University
Iowa State University
The Summer Games is an opportunity for athletes from all around Iowa to participate in many different sports competitions such as aquatics, athletics (track & field), bocce, cycling, soccer & soccer skills and tennis.
Saturday, June 6th 2015 - 10:00 am at Des Moines International Airport
5800 Fleur Drive
It’s a giant tug of war between you, your friends and a 120,000-pound airplane! The Plane Pull is a unique opportunity for individuals and organizations to raise money and support SOIA athletes by pulling a UPS 757. In 2014, sponsors and participants of the Plane Pull raised more than $105,000 for Iowa athletes, giving them opportunities to participate in year-round sports, health and educational programming – and most importantly – experience joy, pride and respect.