Local mothers group to hold 5k fundraiser May 11

The Wenatchee Mothers of Preschoolers group will hold its annual Run for your Mother 5K fundraising event Saturday at Walla Walla Point Park.

The fundraising event will include a kids 1K Fun Run which starts at 8:30 a.m., free for children 12 and under.

The 5K Adult Run will begin at 9 a.m. and is $35 to register for ages 12 and up.

Swag bags will be available for the first 100 participants, in addition to an auction, a bake sale and prizes.

Proceeds from the event will help Wenatchee MOPS provide scholarships and operation supplies to support the mothers in the community while keeping membership dues the same.

Wenatchee MOPS has more than 100 local mothers and meets every two weeks. Each meeting provides free childcare to children ages infant to 5 to ensure members can enjoy a hot breakfast, speakers, creative projects, service outreach projects and more.

To register for the event, visit webscorer.com/runforyourmother5k.

For more information visit facebook.com/Runforyourmother5k.


Camp Fire NCW to hold community event May 13

Camp Fire North Central Washington will host a “Kindling the Fire” event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at the Pybus Public Market LocalTel Event Center.

Lunch will be provided and guests are encouraged to mingle as Camp Fire NCW shows its appreciation to the community and volunteers.

For more information or to RSVP for the event, call 663-1609 or visit campfirencw.org/kindling-the-fire/.


Orondo School District to offer free summer meals for children

The Orondo School District will offer a free summer meal program to any child 18 and younger Monday through Thursday, from June 24 through July 25 at the school, 100 Orondo School Road. No lunch will be served July 4.

Snacks will be served 9:15 to 9:30 a.m. Lunch is 11:30 a.m. to noon.

For more information, contact Cheri Hobbs at 784-1333 or chobbs@orondo.wednet.edu.

— Cala Flamond, World staff