The C5Alive “Business Matchmaker” Luncheon will be held February 13, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Fairlawn Plaza Mall. The meeting will feature speed networking to help businesses match up with one another for mutual benefit.
The meal will be catered by Grandma Wock’s.
The cost to attend the luncheon is $10 for C5Alive members and first-time guests who RSVP, and $12 at the door. Non-members and other guests pay $15. C5 luncheons are open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend, organizers said. RSVPs and inquiries can be sent to info@C5Alive.org.
C5Alive “POWER” luncheons are held on the second Thursday of each month.
Upcoming on Mar. 12 is a C5 POWER Luncheon to be held at Thornton Place, and another on April 9.
EasterFest, C5Alive’s big annual event, will take place on April 11 this year, the day before Easter as always. The Easter Parade will take place on N. Kansas Avenue from NOTO to Garfield Park, and the Fun Fair will be held again in Garfield Park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The public is invited to make plans to enter the parade or egg hunt, have a booth at the Vendor Fair or Health Fair, volunteer, be an entertainer or just come watch and visit the Food Trucks!
Thousands attend this event every year! Dozens of churches, businesses and non-profit organizations take part in the parade, and dozens more set up vendor booths and kids’ games in the park as part of the family fun fair. Besides lots of floats and all shapes and sizes of other vehicles, the parade also consists of walking entries such as schools, military groups, marching bands, costumed characters and more.
The Family Fun Fair consists of activities geared toward children and families, as well as booths, exhibits, and other activities such as Easter crafts, children’s games, scavenger hunts, facepainting, photo booth, baked goods, Bubble Soccer, Laser Tag, pony rides, archery, bounce houses and more.
Live performers will be on hand all day, including bands, dance troupes, fitness, martial arts, ballet & gymnastics demonstrations and more, performing inside Garfield Gym and outside in the Park.
For more information, email info@C5Alive.org or call 785-640-6399. Information can also be found at the Topeka Easter Parade facebook page. Registration forms for parade entries and vendors are at www.TopekaEasterParade.com.
For more details on these and other events, stay tuned to the C5Alive facebook page and website: www.C5Alive.org.
C5Alive is an organization founded in 2009, dedicated to developing and uniting Christian Leadership in the community, involving businesses, non-profits and churches.
C5 members may also sponsor luncheons and other events as a way to promote their organizations. For more information about C5, go to C5Alive.org, facebook.com/C5Alive, or call 785-640-6399.