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Thanks for making Kids Fun Run best ever

The Wilsonville Kiwanis Club had a terrific and successful Kids Fun Run, thanks to its generous sponsors and many dedicated volunteers. Our 10th annual event drew more than 650 children, 200 volunteers and an estimated 2,000 attendees overall, all record-setting numbers.

We would especially like to thank our sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor —

Albertsons

Major Sponsors —

Wilsonville Spokesman, May Trucking Company, Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center, Guild Mortgage Co., State Farm Insurance (Jay Puppo), Wilsonville Orthodontics, Joseph Restic DMD, Pacific Natural Foods of Oregon, The Lowrie Family, Northwest Storage/Just Store It, Wilsonville Area Chamber of Commerce, City of Wilsonville (this project was made possible in part by a grant from the city of Wilsonville from revenues of the hotel/motel room taxes);

Sponsors —

First Tech Federal Credit Union, Laue Team/Hasson Real Estate, CrossFit Wilsonville, Elements Therapeutic Massage, Family Chiropractic/Northwest Wellness Center, Frank Lilly CPA, Henson Orthodontics (Dr. Scott Henson), Kumon Math & Reading of Wilsonville, Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy;

Special Thanks —

ACTSN, Boeckman Creek Primary School, Boones Ferry Primary School, Boy Scout Troop 528, Coffee Creek Correctional Facility, Cub Scout Packs 194, 199 and 528, Danny Abrego, Portland Reign Photography, Josh Kulla, photographer, Langdon Farms Golf Club, Lowrie Primary School, Minuteman Press, Nan Scott Design Studio, Republic Services, SMART Transportation, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, West Linn-Wilsonville School District, Wilsonville High School Athletic Department, Wilsonville High School Key Club, National Honor Society and Cheer Team, Wilsonville Police Department, Wilsonville Public Library, 100-plus individuals who volunteered before, during and after the event.

Each sponsor, volunteer and donor contributed to one of the greatest Kids Fun Run events ever, and their involvement is appreciated. By taking part in the Kids Fun Run, businesses, organizations and individuals contributed to promoting a healthy lifestyle for kids while helping the Kiwanis Club raise money to fund projects that make the world better for children. Some of the club’s notable efforts include scholarships, Scouting opportunities, school reading programs, middle and high school service organizations and Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.

Thank you sponsors and volunteers for making a terrific and positive impact on kids’ lives and for making the 10th annual Kids Fun Run the best one ever.

Jan Rippey is a member of the Wilsonville Kiwanis Club and Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library director.



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