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April 26, 2013

Living proof that life's a gift


Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — On May 18, the sanctioned Rebound From Wilson’s Disease 5k walk/run, and a 1-mile kids walk/run, will be held. Beginning at 10 a.m. at the Locust Street laundromat, the 5k route follows Locust Street, Willow Street, McIntosh and O’Brien drives. Prizes will be awarded to male and female first- and second-place finishers in nine age groups. The entry fee is $20 in advance and $25 on race day. Runners can register online at score-this.com. The entry fee for the kids’ event is $5 in advance and $7 on race day. A post-race celebration, featuring food, drinks and music for all runners and walkers, will be held at Lock 34 Bar & Grill. A basket raffle will be held as well. For more information, call 434-7249.

On May 19, a benefit catered by Donna Eick will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Cooperative Extension. A $20 donation coveres food, soda, beer and wine, and entertainment by deejays Mark McKernan and Dave Stoll. A 50/50 split and a basket raffle will be conducted.

Donations of baskets and gift certificates for raffle are being accepted; donations can be dropped off at Roy B. Kelley Elementary School between 8 am. and 4 p.m. weekdays or pickup can be arranged. For more information, call: Marianne Currie Hall, 807-1672; Sharon Secrist, 579-4034; Dennis Sobieraski, 807-1146; Mark Sobieraski, 772-5148; Dawn Sobieraski, 628-3906; Richard Conley, 433-9298; or David Sobieraski, 433-3573.

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