Celebrate Child Abuse Prevention Month with Cannon Runs for Children 5K

Mar 24, 2022 at 04:18 pm by WGNS


WOODBURY — “Spring is in the air and the Child Advocacy Center has the perfect event to get you outside!” announced Cannon County Coordinator Amanda Hammond.  “Get some fresh air while you run or walk with us at the Cannon Runs for Children 5K.”

The 5K is being hosted to celebrate Child Abuse Prevention Month.  The run will be held on Saturday, April 2, 2022 at The Art Center of Cannon County located at 1424 John Bragg Highway right here in Woodbury.  Registration begins at 6:45 a.m., followed by speakers at 7:30 a.m.  The 5K will start at 8 a.m. and participants are welcome to run or walk.

The Cannon County Child Advocacy Center works as a team with Warren County Department of Children’s Services, Woodbury Police Department, Cannon County Sheriff’s Department, and the District Attorney’s Office to investigate and prosecute child abuse cases and help children and families heal from the trauma.  When you support the Child Advocacy Center, you help fund crisis intervention and prevention services for child abuse victims.

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Registration is $25 for adults, $15 senior citizens (65+), $15 for students (ages 13-18) and $5 for students (12 and under).  Students (aged 18 and under) may apply for a scholarship to attend the run for FREE.  Participants are encouraged to pre-register for the event at cannoncountycac.org.

Development Coordinator Katie Enzor wants to thank the Cannon Runs for Children 5K Platinum Sponsors – Experience Community Church Cannon County and S2L Recovery, and our Silver and Bronze Sponsors – James L. Adkins, Donna Braswell, Brad Davenport and Ed Motlow, Katina George Circuit Court Clerk, DTC Communications, First Bank, Homeland Community Bank, Douglas and Jane Jennings, Gary and Tammy Nichols, Katherine Pace, Parks Auction Company, Sue H. Patrick CPA Tax Services, Preston Brother’s Construction, and Woodbury Drug Center.

 

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