Beat the Bitter is organized by the North Liberty Betterment Group, a 501(c)(3) organization, and about a dozen local residents. Contact the organizers at

committeeThe 2019 Beat the Bitter planning committee: Allison Bates, Amy Overbey, Andrew Jennings, Anne Adam, Anne Aguirre, Annie Pollock, Brandon Kuehl, Guy Goldsmith. Hayley Bruce, Jen Goings, Jillian Miller, Jonathan Stichter, Kelsey Wilson, Laci Lower, Liz Tjaden, Matt Meseck, Melanie Harrison, Michele Langseth, Nick Bergus, Nick Jubeck, Shelly Simpson, Tara Ellison and Tim Hamer.

Interested in volunteering? We would love your help. Shoot us an email at

Beat the Bitter is made possible from the support of JCI Johnson County, University of Iowa Community Credit Union, Hills Bank, BDL Transportation, Unique Events and the City of North Liberty.