Special Events
The 20 Stars for LIFE event is the largest annual fundraiser for the
"Stay 4" Project®. Twenty local businessmen and women are honored each year in a celebration which includes a night of fun, dancing, food and drinks.
The Bar Owners Bowl is another annual fundraiser for the "Stay 4" Project®. Held every Spring, bar owners from the Bloomington-Normal area field teams for a night of friendly bowling competition and fun.
The Successful Student Seminar is a pivotal part of the "Stay 4" Project®. Held annually at Illinois State University, it provides "Stay 4" students with the knowledge to be successful in continuing their education.
The Turkey Bowl is held every November. Teams compete on the lanes and raise money for the "Stay 4" Project in the spirit of the Thanksgiving season.  
The Great Plains LIFE Foundation is always open to new fundraisers and other events. Most recently, Buffalo Wild Wings graciously hosted a golf outing to raise money for the "Stay 4" Project®. Please contact our office at gplife@hotmail.com or (309)828-3406 with event information or ideas.
Our Holiday Events starts November 3rd and last throughout the holiday season.
The Memorial Mile is a one mile race held on Memorial Day that benefits the Great Plains LIFE Foundation.