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Carillon Classic 5K Run & Walk Recruiting Volunteers

Posted on April 14th, 2016 by

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Dick Pope/Polk County FPRA Chapter Seeks Volunteers to Help at 2016 Carillon Classic 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 30 at Bok Tower Gardens

With the 2016 Carillon Classic 5K Run & Walk fast approaching, the Dick Pope/Polk County chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) is actively recruiting volunteers to help with this charitable event on Saturday, April 30 at Bok Tower 
Gardens in Lake Wales.

Volunteers receive free admission to Bok Tower Gardens on race day for 
themselves and family members, with the first 60 who sign up guaranteed a classy Carillon Classic 5K volunteer t-shirt. Prospective volunteers can contact Kelsey Hull by calling 813-967-1910 or by sending an e-mail to kelsey@jsk-consulting.com.Carillon Classic 5K Run & Walk

Now in its fifth year, the Carillon Classic 5K is presented by the FPRA chapter in partnership with Bok Tower Gardens, Youth and Family Alternatives, Inc. (YFA) and corporate sponsors to raise funds for YFA’s George W. Harris, Jr. Runaway and Youth Crisis Shelter in Bartow and FPRA 
scholarships. The first four events drew 1,600 runners and raised more than $16,000 for charity.

The corporate sponsor list for the 2016 Carillon Classic currently consists of Hill Nissan, 
Mosaic, Watson Clinic LLP, Gold’s Gym (Winter Haven), Gessler Clinic PA, JSK Consulting, McLeod Communications, Clark/Nikdel/Powell and Manny’s Chop House. Sun Coast Media Group is a media sponsor.

Race day registration begins at 6:30 a.m. at Bok Tower Gardens, with the competition starting at 7:30 a.m. sharp, rain or shine. The first, second and third place winners in all standard age categories 
receive a ribbon with attached wood cookie and special prizes will be awarded to the top teams. The 
registration fee is $30.00 for adults and $20.00 for students in grades 1 through 12.

To register for the Carillon Classic 5K Run & Walk go to active.com or visit the event’s 
Facebook page at facebook.com/CarillonClassic5kRunWalk. Runners and walkers who prefer to register by mail can send a registration form and check made payable to the Florida Public Relations Association to: FPRA, 1606 Taylor Brooke Dr., Bartow, FL 33830. 


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