Published: Aug 14, 2012 06:00 PM
Modified: Aug 11, 2012 03:41 PM
SAS Championship Blue 5K seeking participants
Runners, families and friends can now register for the third annual Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina’s Blue 5K at the SAS Championship to be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6 at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary.
Participants will run the back nine holes of the tournament course prior to the start of the second round of the SAS Championship.
Immediately following the 5K race, awards and post-race food will be available as well as access to all Kid Zone activities, including bounce houses, a giant slide, mini-golf and face painting. All race participants will receive a commemorative running tech shirt and admission to the tournament and any past participant who refers a new 5K participant will receive a free hat.
Competitive registration is $30 for adults, $20 for ages 17 and younger and $70 for a family. Noncompetitive registration is $25 for adults, $15 for ages 17 and younger and $55 for a family. Registration costs will increase by $5 for each division on Monday, Oct. 1.
To register, visit www.saschampionship.com
. Cary Community Foundation accepting grant applications
The board of directors of the Cary Community Foundation is currently accepting grant requests for projects funded from its community fund. Funds are available for nonprofit organizations that serve general charitable needs in Cary. Priority will be given to projects that raise the quality of life in the Cary community. Grants typically range from $500 to $1,500. Applications are available online only. The deadline to submit applications is Aug. 15. To apply, visit www.nccommunityfoundation.org
.Local students named to dean’s list at Virginia Military Institute Tyler W. Weston
of Holly Springs and Samuel G. White
of Cary were among the 586 cadets who were recently named to the dean’s list for the second semester of academic year 2011-12 at the Virginia Military Institute. To be eligible for the dean’s list, a cadet must have a term grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and no grade below C.Compiled by staff writer Michelle Ferencak
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