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Kids Kampus receives a check for $13,200

Posted: Friday, December 16, 2011

Pathfinder Kids Kampus received a giant check from Denise Sather, McDonald’s; Bill Miller, David Culp & Company; John Paff, Huntington University; Tom Mettler, Mettler Agency, Inc. and Lee Pasko of MarkleBank on Thursday, December 15 for $13,200 in proceeds raised at the child care center’s Turkey Trot fundraiser held on Thanksgiving Day.

Lisa Mettler, administrator of Pathfinder Kids Kampus, along with Kids Kampus children Steven Caley, Brea Moore, Estelle Pasko, and Paisley Updike accepted the check on behalf of the child care center.

The Pathfinder Kids Kampus Turkey Trot generated over $13,200 for Pathfinder Kids Kampus. Overall, the race had 651 runners/walkers participate in the 5K and 79 walkers/runners participate in the one mile fun walk. This is an increase of 148 participants from the 2010 event, a new record.

“We are grateful for the continued support of our sponsors of this year’s Turkey Trot,” stated Mettler. “McDonald’s was an outstanding host sponsor again providing everything from the runner’s wick long sleeve T-shirts given to all participants and volunteers, breakfast for the participants and the facilities for the race. The seventh year of our Turkey Trot was a huge success and we are looking forward to an even better 2012,” Mettler concluded.

McDonald’s was the host sponsor of the race and donated all of the T-shirts, cash prizes to award the winners and provided breakfast and the facilities for the race participants. David Culp & Company, Huntington University, Mettler Agency Inc., and MarkleBank were all sponsors of the event. Custom Craft donated the medals to all winners and the ribbons for everyone under 10 who finished the events while eRunner Timing and Results timed the event. The event added online registration for this year as well as the runner’s wick long sleeve T-shirts.

The 2012 Turkey Trot is scheduled to take place on Thanksgiving Day, November 22, 2012.