Cordele Dispatch, Cordele, GA

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December 1, 2012

Special event will benefit Burns family

Cordele — CORDELE — Several members of the Crisp County High School DECA club are coordinating a 5K and one-mile fun run Saturday, Dec. 15 with all proceeds to help the family of Precious Burns pay her funeral expenses.

The event will begin at Impact Sports and Fitness on Greer St. with registration at 7:30 a.m. and the actual running of the 5K starting at 8:30 a.m. The one-mile fun run will start shortly after.

Early registration is avaliable for $20 and day-of registration is $25. Early registration instructions are located on the entry forms which are available at Impact Sports and Fitness, Adams Drug Store, CCHS, and CCMS.

The first 100 people to register will receive a t-shirt on the day of the race. Awards will be given in each 5K age group.

 For more information, contact Shelby Hughes at or Charleston Mumphery at

Those persons who don’t run, but still would like a chance to assist  the family may do so at the main office of CCHS or by mailing checks to CCHS, 2402 Cougar Alley, Cordele 31015, Attn. Jenna Rhodes.

Checks should be made out to CCHS and marked for the “Precious Burns Fund.”


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