The library has held another successful Velma Engle Memorial Read for the Gold 5K Run / 3K Walk fundraiser event. The 1st Place Overall award female and male went to Carol Grate with a time of 23:14 and Delmar Scowden with a time of 24:59. The 2nd Place Overall award female and male went to Lisa Anderson with a time of 23:42 and Mike Howard with a time of 25:02. The 1st Place finisher of the 3K Walk was Fran Foster. Misty Cheseboro was the 2nd Place finisher.
We appreciate the support of community members and organizations in our endeavors to continue promoting literacy within the community. Thanks to our supporters, volunteers and participants, our fundraiser was another tremendous success!
MAJOR SPONSORS: AECU, Boyer Funeral Home, Bristol Village, Jim Engle, Profab Mechanical, SOMC, Valleyview Health Center, WXIZ-WXIC-WXZQ
ASSOCIATE SPONSORS: All About Children, Cincinnati Reds, CJ DVD Rentals, CJL Sports, Classic Trophies & Plaques, COSI, Dixon Jewelers, Hair Biz, Hello Shop, J.F. Heibel Electric, Klinker’s Lumber, McDonald’s of Waverly, Newport Aquarium, Erica Snodgrass, Auditor
3K Walk 2nd Place finisher Misty Cheseboro and 1st Place finisher Fran Foster
(Left to right) 2nd Place Male Overall Mike Howard (25:02), 1st Place Male Overall Delmar Scowden (24:59), 1st Place Female Overall Carol Grate (23:14), and 2nd Place Female Overall Lisa Anderson (23:42)
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The Velma Engle Memorial "Read for the Gold" 5K Run and 3K Walk will be held, rain or shine, on Saturday, August 20, 2016, in Bristol Village. The race will begin at the Activity Center, located at 625 Fifth St., Waverly, with registration and check-in beginning at 7:30 a.m. and the race beginning promptly at 8:30 a.m. The registration fee is $10 through August 13, or $15 after August 13. Participants will receive a t-shirt commemorating the event.