Pathfinder Kids Kampus received a giant check from McDonald’s Denise Sather, David Culp & Company’s Bill Miller, Huntington University’s John Paff, Mettler Agency, Inc.’s Tom Mettler, and MarkleBank’s Lee Pasko on Thursday, December 15th for the over $13,200 in proceeds raised at the child care center’s Turkey Trot fundraiser held on Thanksgiving.
Lisa Mettler, Administrator of Pathfinder Kids Kampus, along with several children from Pathfinder Kids Kampus 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, with an increase of 148 participants from the 2011 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 for all participants and volunteers, breakfast for all participants and 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 winners and provided breakfast and the facilities for 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 set to take place on Thanksgiving Day, November 22nd, 2012.
Pathfinder Kids Kampus, Huntington, offers early intervention services along with child care and preschool services for children from infancy to age 12. Pathfinder Kids Kampus is a Paths to QUALITY Provider and is the only licensed child care center in Huntington County. Pathfinder Kids Kampus is an Early Head Start provider for children ages 0-3 and expectant mothers. Currently there are enrollment openings at Kids Kampus for full service child care and a waiting list is available for Early Head Start Services. Pathfinder Kids Kampus can be found on the web at www.kidskampus.org and is a division of Pathfinder Services, a not-for-profit human and community development agency based in Huntington and serving Northeast Indiana.