Central Kiwanis Get Fit Central This Saturday

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    The City of Central Kiwanis Club will be hosting its first annual GET FIT CENTRAL Fun Run / Expo on Saturday, October 16, 2010, from 7 am to 11 am.  All proceeds from the event will be used to purchase much needed playground equipment for Bellingrath Hills and Tanglewood Elementary schools.

   GET FIT CENTRAL activities will include a 1-mile Fun Run, Run-a-thon races for elementary and middle school students, and competition relays for high school students and adults.  Other activities, focused on our children’s health, safety and well-being, will include a Kids ID Program, First Aid Response, Fire Safety Training.  And just for fun, there will be inflatables, a balloon artist, a face painter, and refreshments.

    The event will also feature some special guests: Members of the LSU Track & Field Team, along with their Coach Derek Yush;  Boo Schexnayder, 2008 Olympic Track & Field Coach;  John Woosley, former LSU Track Team Member, All SEC Track Team, and former Central resident.

    Our students have also received pledge forms to collect donations on behalf of their classrooms.

    You can participate in many ways:

•    Register for the Fun Run, with an entry fee of $30, including a t-shirt.

•    Register your organization’s team for the relay competition. 

•    Sponsor the event, with donations of $100 and up, and receive recogni  

tion that ties you to this worthwhile project.

•    Make a donation to our students through their classroom’s participation.

•    Support your young students in their participation in our Run-a-thon.

    Join us October 16, 2010, for a fun morning of fitness activities, all for the benefit of Central’s elementary school playgrounds. 

    For more information, contact:  Karla Feigley at 342-5055, ext 2224; June Dupuy at 261-6280;  Chris Choate at 261-9662; or any member of the City of Central Kiwanis Club.  See you there!