Are you ready for some boot scootin’ fun, while helping a wonderful cause?

Veritas Stables, located at 7721 Utica Ridge Rd Davenport, is hosting the annual Wild About the Child Barn Dance this Saturday Nov 3 at 6 p.m. This fun-filled evening raises funds to benefit the children of Wildwood Hills Ranch.

Come enjoy this barn dance along with a live and silent auction, food, photo booth, DJ and a mechanical bull! Bring those dancing boots for a good time!

Wildwood Hills Ranch of Iowa exists to transform and strengthen communities through their Next Steps Program for at-risk students ages 8-18, Equestrian Therapy for at-risk students, families, veterans and active service members and through Leadership Development in businesses and organizations.

Tickets can be purchased online at If you would like any information on sponsorship programs, e-mail DeLayne Carrington at

Make plans this weekend to enjoy some good ol’ fashioned barn dancing while helping out the community.

Tess Abney is a freelance writer who was born and raised in the Quad Cities. She spends most of her time attempting to successfully raise three boys. In her free time, writing is her passion. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.