5K Crap Run/Walk downtown Piedmont on Oct. 5
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A 5K Crap Run/Walk will begin at 7:30 a.m. Oct. 5 in downtown Piedmont to benefit the Venecia Foundation.

The foundation, founded by Venecia Benefield Butler, provides aid, support and comfort to cancer patients and their families. Butler is a four-time cancer survivor.

To recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month, everyone is asked to wear their craziest pink outfits.All wheelchairs and strollers are welcome.

Breakfast will be provided from 7:30-9:30 a.m., during registration.

The run/walk will begin at 10 a.m. in front of the café. Participants will receive a t-shirt.

Early registration is $30 per person; for groups of four or more the cost is $25 per person. All early registration payments must be in by Sept. 28. Payments can be mailed to P. O. Box 125 Cave Spring, Ga. 30124.

Those who pre-register will get to choose their shirt size. Same day registrants will get shirts on a first come first serve basis. Children 12 and under and pre-registered children will get youth sizes.

Butler will have her merchandise available for purchase, and she will sign her book, “I’ve Got to Get Some Things Off My Chest,” during registration.

Her book can be purchased for $15 (including tax) by mailing a check to P. O. Box 572, Piedmont 36262, or take money or check to Butler’s sister, Randa Carroll, at the office of Dr. Benjamin Ingram at 207 Rome Ave. Proceeds will go to the Venecia Foundation to purchase gift bags for patients going through chemo treatments.

The bag will include items such as comedy DVDs, chap stick, gift cards, gas cards, crossword puzzles, Sudoku, search-a-word, lubricant eye drops, gum and peppermints, soft toothbrushes, queasy drops, lotion, neck wrap or hydrating socks.
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