Tuesday, September 24, 2013

5K Run/Walk and festival on Sunday in Vestal to aid CHOW

The event will include a 5K run/walk through the park and woods, a volleyball tournament, live music, chicken barbecue, games and activities for kids, raffle baskets, Irish dancers, magicians, and face painting.

The event is organized and managed by the high school Association of Students from the Vestal area. Their mission is to help the community through charitable works and services
CHOW program director, Michael Leahey, said: “It is amazing to see what these students are doing in support of their community through this initiative to help feed people dealing with food insecurity. We are very grateful for their work on behalf of CHOW and impressed by their creativity and dedication in caring for people in need.”

Registrations for the 5K run/walk can be emailed to FallFestival5k@gmail.com or you may register the morning of the race from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the park.

Pre-registration qualifies participants for a free T-shirt. Pre-registration is required to participate in the volleyball tournament by emailing FallFestivalTournament@gmail.com and providing the entrant’s first and last name.

Admission is a donation of canned goods for the CHOW collection barrels.

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