Fundraiser to help needy families

Wednesday, September 14, 2005 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 12:12 p.m. CDT, Thursday, July 3, 2008

Key Largo Health and Fitness Spa will host a 5K run/walk fundraiser, along with a clothing and supplies drive, to help needy families in Lafayette, La.

Clothing, toys, school supplies and nonperishables should be dropped off by Wednesday to the Key Largo Health and Fitness Spa at 4250 E. Broadway, to Lauretta and Ken Wise at 8971 N. Route B or to George Daycare at 12921 N. Route B in Hallsville.

The run/walk fundraiser will be held at the Key Largo Health and Fitness Spa on Saturday. The event’s registration is from 7 to 8:15 a.m. and is open to all ages and abilities. Strollers are allowed.

The suggested donation is $20, checks payable to Key Largo FBO Hurricane Katrina. Free water bottles will be given to the first 200 participants, and ribbons will be given to the top three runners in each age group.

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