FREDERICKTOWN — The Fredericktown Community Foundation, along with its partner the Community Foundation of Mount Vernon and Knox County, will host its third “Blast in the Park” 5K Race and Walk on Thursday, July 4. The race will begin at 9 a.m. at Fredericktown High School, will proceed through Fredericktown streets over a moderately-level course and will finish at Community Park. Runners will start at 9 a.m. There is a fee (higher on race day), and registration should be received by Thursday to receive a race T-shirt. All proceeds from the race will benefit the scholarship fund of the Fredericktown Community Foundation. This organization provides college scholarships to graduating seniors from Fredericktown High School, funds the Fredericktown Summer Reading Program and supports other scholarly programs in Fredericktown. A registration form may be found at www.fredericktown.net/community-foundation.htm. Additional information is available by contacting Jennifer Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Published on June 26, 2013