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LITERACY VOLUNTEERS HOLD 1st Annual
Run or walk, for a good “Claus” at The Literacy Volunteer of Southern CT’s WINTER SPRINTER to be held in Downtown Milford on Sunday, December 4, 2016. The sprinter will convene at the Parsons Auditorium at 9:30 – 10:45 AM for registration. 11:00 AM is GO (when the race starts).
Join hundreds of Santa’s & Elves as we hit the streets in downtown Milford! Get your family and friends and join us for the first Winter Sprinter. Enjoy holiday music, candy, and cookies along the course. The timed 3-mile challenge will begin and end at the Parsons Auditorium in a grand finale filled with awards for runners and walkers for fastest/best costumes/best time and many more. There will also be a 1-mile challenge for people to participate in. The first 150 to register online will receive a head band, gloves, candy cane, hot chocolate and other goodies! Snacks and fluid will be provided after you finish. Star 99 will be providing festive music.
Prizes will be awarded for best individual and team Winter costumes. Trophies/awards also to be given to the overall male & female winners as well as to the first, second and third place finishers of the race by age group. (9& under, 10-13,14-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+ (and even 90)
The registration fee is $30. This race is rain or shine. There are no refunds. Dress warm, dress in costume … bring a camera for Selfies with Santa. Children under 5 are free.
Thank you for signing up to run, walk, and help raise funds in support of the Center’s vital literacy programs for hundreds of local adults and children in need of its educational services. Spread the holiday joy by bringing an unopened / unwrapped child’s toy to donate for Toys for Tots. Milford Fire Department will be collecting.
The mission of the Literacy Volunteers of Southern Connecticut is to provide services at no cost to any individual who wishes to learn the English language or enhance their reading, writing, speaking and math skills necessary to lead productive lives in our community. Their programs reach more than 100 adult students each year and more than 1200 children. LVSCT is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and is funded through donations from individuals, businesses, foundations and special events. To learn more, visit their website at www.lvsct.org or call (203) 878-4800 to learn how to join, volunteer or donate.
“Our winter sprinter promises to be an exciting event.” says Tami Jackson, the Center’s Executive Director, “We hope everyone can make it — as they run and walk for the great “claus” of literacy!”
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For more event details, go to www.lvsct.org or contact Tami Jackson at 203-878-4800 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Literacy Volunteers of Southern Connecticut is a 501 (c) non-profit organization serving the Greater Milford/Stratford Area.
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