MSU's Volunteer Center hosts 5K race Saturday


March 27, 2012

The MSU Maroon Volunteer Center will host the "Pencils of Promise" 5K Run this Saturday [March 31], beginning at 8 a.m. in the Junction. The non-profit Pencils of Promise organization builds schools and starts eduational programs in high-need communities throughout Laos, Nicaragua, and Guatemala. Through these efforts, there is increased access to quality education and a positive impact on students and parents.

Check-in for the race begins at 7 a.m. The early registration fee is $20, and on race day it is $25. Participants receive a free t-shirt.

To register, click here. For more information, email amr268@msstate.edu. Visit the Pencils of Promise web site at www.pencilsofpromise.org.