Registration continues for Fun-a-thon activities

Sunday, January 30, 2005

Registrations are still being accepted for several activities being held in conjunction with the Pledge for Life Partnershipís 9th Annual Family Fun-a-thon to benefit the Life Education Centersí healthy lifestyle and substance abuse prevention programs.

The event is being held from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, February 20 in McHie Arena at Olivet Nazarene University. Activities requiring pre-registration include:

Cheerleading and Poms Pre-Event Mini-Clinics for Kindergarten-8th graders Both clinics will run 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in McHie Arena. Cost is $15 and includes admittance to the Family Fun-a-thon which follows.

Karate Pre-Event Clinic for Kindergarten-4th grade boys and girls with instructors from Tri-Star Martial Arts Academy: The clinic runs from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Cost is $15 and includes admission to the Family Fun-a-thon.

Event activities requiring registration:
3-On-3 Basketball Tournament for 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade boys and girls: Cost to enter for a team of four is $40, which includes admittance into the Family Fun-a-thon. Teams will begin playing at 1 p.m. .

Talent Showcase: Open to individuals, families and groups of all ages. Showcase begins at 2 p.m. Dance entries are not allowed. The entry fee is $5 per person, which includes admittance into the Fun-a-thon. Registrations for all events will be taken through February 1. To obtain a registration form, call the Partnership office at 936-4606.

Additional Fun-a-thon activities that do not require pre-registration include Star Lab Tours, Family Quest competitions mad science demonstrations and more. Refreshments are being provided by Dominos Pizza and Pepsi Cola.

General admission to the Fun-a-thon is $5; children under 3 years old are free. All proceeds from the pre-clinics, tournament, showcase and general Fun-a-thon admittance fee will benefit the Life Education Centerís healthy lifestyle and substance abuse prevention programs. To learn more, call the Pledge for Life Partnership at 936-4606.

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