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Fundraiser For “Girls on the Run” Next Week

By Sean Keeley · March 27th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Next week, Girls on the Run of Puget Sound will be putting on their annual auction fundraiser. On Thursday, April 5 at 6 p.m., the “No Sweat Event” will be held at at the Shilshole Bay  Beach Club.

Girls on the Run is a youth development program with the mission of, “inspiring girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.” The program operates in nearly 30 schools in the county, including North Beach Elementary and Loyal Heights Elementary. Their website says funds from this event have helped, “serve 175% more girls and add 21 school program site over the past year. It has also allowed to continue our tradition of serving girls from families of all income levels, with over 70% of participants receiving full or partial scholarships.”

Tickets for the fundraiser can be purchased here.

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