Archive for Thursday, June 4, 2009

On-foot event to provide funding for food banks

June 4, 2009

The Johnson County Treasurer’s Office and Division of Motor Vehicles are sponsoring the second annual “Feed the Need – Miles for Meals 5K Walk/Run” on Saturday, June 6, at Shawnee Mission Park in Lenexa.

All proceeds from the event will benefit the county’s Feed the Need campaign, which supports local food banks in Johnson County.

Registration will be 7:15 a.m. to 7:55 a.m. and cost is $25 per person, with children 12 and under free. Early registration is available online through June 5 for $20. Go to http:/treasurer.jocogov.org/tre/doc/5kRegistration2009.pdf.

The walk/run start time is 8 a.m. at 7900 Renner Road, Lenexa. There will be awards given for the top three male and female runners and one master competitor 65 and older.

Proceeds benefit victim services, such as sexual abuse, stalking, domestic violence and child abuse in Leavenworth County. For more information, visit aafv.net or call (913) 682-8979.

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