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April 27, 2013 at 7:30 AM until 12:00 PM

Posted under: Community Hornets

WHAT: ECKAN is putting on a 5k run/walk to kickoff Community Action Awareness Month in May.

WHO WE ARE: ECKAN is a nonprofit organization committed to help the fight on poverty. We care about the entire community and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.

This year’s theme is: ECKAN… Taking Action!

TIME: Registration begins- 7:30 am , Event Begins- 9:00 am

WHEN: April 27, 2013

WHERE: ECKAN Head Start- 1130 Scott Street, Emporia, KS

COST: is $20 for pre-registration and $30 if registering the day of the event. Cost includes a T-shirt.

** If you would like to Volunteer or Sponsor this event please contact Angela Rangel at 620-342-4607 or Theresa Whalen at 620-342-2304

#Volunteers will be responsible for:

Pre-race: setup of tables, handing out race bibs and t shirts, taking registration forms and money, check in pre-registered people.

During race: You will spread out over the entire course, and monitor turns and intersections. You will help runners stay on course and maintain course safety during the event.

Finish Line: We will need volunteers to time the runners and write down time of finishers. We will also need volunteers to hand out refreshments including water and snacks.

After the race: we need volunteers to help break down tables and chairs and clean up our area.

We need volunteers to be able to be on time and be available for the entire event from 7:30am-11:30am. Volunteers will receive a free t-shirt. We need a total of about 20 volunteers.

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