Circle of Care 5K next week

Circle of Care is sponsoring a 5K fund-raiser Saturday, Sept. 12, at Merwin Meadows on Lovers Lane. Registration is $25 per person or $10 per child doing a fun run.
Runners who raise $250 or more will have their registration fee refunded on race day.
There will be prizes for Best Team Spirit and Best Fundraiser as well as cash prizes of $100 for first, $75 for second and $50 for the third-place runner.
Registration and check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. There will be a kids fun run at 8:10 and the Race to Care begins at 8:30.
For 10 years, Circle of Care has been providing support to families of children diagnosed with cancer. The group offers its familiar Bag of Love to with everyday essentials to ease the burden of hospitalization. It also connects families for mutual support, and through its Art from the Heart program has redecorated 75 bedrooms of sick children. It has also provided more than $500,000 in direct financial support to families.