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May 13, 2013

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VALDOSTA — BARC's 5K-9 Run

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE — Leadership Lowndes Community Service Group 2 is pairing with Moody Air Force Base and BARC Humane Society, to participate in a 5K-9 Fun Run and Walk, 9 a.m., May 18. This event will help raise money for BARC Humane Society to fund veterinary care for injured animals in need, it will also help to spay and neuter, vaccination, etc.

After the race is completed, animals will immediately be put up for adoption at 10 a.m., hoping to find some tender loving care in a new and permanent home.

Deadline for the race took place on Friday, May 10, for $20 non-military members; however, military ID holders may register the day of the race. Registration is now $25 and the form is available at barc5k9@gmail.com for military members only. Forms must be dropped off either at Jessie’s Eats & Treats, 111 W. Central Ave., or BB&T on 2901A N. Ashley St. Checks must be payable to Leadership Lowndes.

Moody Air Force Base created a unique fun run for the dogs on its grounds; there will also be food available for purchase, local vendors with personalized pet products and pet photos, drawings and prizes.

More information: Visit BARC Humane Society’s Facebook page.

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