Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Reid Hospital Sponsors SUNshine 5K

Reid Hospital physicians present a check to the Darke County Foundation in support of the SUNshine 5K on Sept. 19 in Greenville City Park. From left: Jonathan Hein, SUNshine 5K race director; Christy Prakel, Foundation director; Dr. Henry Chong of Reid Hospital’s Bethel Cardiology; and Dr. Mario Lee of Reid Orthopedics.

Reid Hospital is proud to serve as leading sponsor of the SUNshine 5K Run/Walk on September 19 in Greenville City Park. Hosted by the Darke County Foundation, the event will feature hundreds of participants and raise funds for 6 non-profit organizations in Darke County: Bunco 4 Breast Cancer, Darke County Special Olympics, DeColores Montessori, Greenville High School Vocal Music Boosters, Next Step Ministries and St. Mary’s School (Greenville). Groups receive $15 for each person registered under the group’s name.

Headquartered in Richmond, Indiana, Reid Hospital opened a Greenville facility at 1101 Jackson Street in May. The 34,000-square-foot complex houses Bethel Cardiology, Reid Orthopedics and other specialties offered by the Reid health system.

Runners and walkers at the SUNshine 5K will enjoy a scenic 5K route with age-group awards, great door prizes, and a variety of post-race drinks, snacks and homemade cookies. Free childcare is available. To register, visit www.darkecountyfoundation.org. Entry fee is $15 if registered by Sept. 9 (includes long-sleeve shirt); $20 after Sept. 9 (limited shirts available); and $5 for kids age 14 and under (no shirt). The race begins at 8:30, with a free kids 800-meter fun run at 8:20. The SUNshine 5K is part of the Darke County Wellness Challenge.

The Darke County Foundation receives, administers and distributes charitable gifts for the benefit of Darke County residents. For more information, call 548-4673 or visit www.darkecountyfoundation.org.

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