Fun-a-thon Registration Opens

Wednesday, January 09, 2008

Registration has opened for the 12th Annual Family Fun-a-thonís 3-On-3 Basketball Tournament and Talent Showcase set for Sunday, February 17 at Olivet Nazarene University.

The event is sponsored by the Pledge for Life Partnership and the I-KAN Regional Office of Education to benefit the Life Education Centersí healthy lifestyle and substance abuse prevention programs.

The 3-On-3 Basketball Tournament is for 5th, 6th grade and 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 noon.

The talent showcase is opened to individuals, families and groups ages 5 to adult. The 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 will be taken through January 25. To obtain a registration form, call the Partnership office at 936-4606 or download a form at

Additional Fun-a-thon activities that do not require pre-registration include Pampered Parents Seated Massages & Manicures, projects with Art Start Studio, StarLAB, an obstacle course, cooking for kids, an inside walking track, science demonstrations, strength training with Orthopedic Associates of Kankakee, games for younger children and more.

Doors open to the public at 1:30 p.m. and the event will end at 4:30 p.m. General admission is $5; children under 3 years old are free.

All proceeds from the tournament, showcase and general Fun-a-thon admittance fee will benefit the LEC program which reaches more than 16,000 K-12 students in both Kankakee and Iroquois counties. To learn more, call the Pledge for Life Partnership at 936-4606.

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