Here’s an announcement on an upcoming fundraiser for schools in the Hen Hud district:
On Saturday, April 20th, the Hendrick Hudson Community Educational Foundation, in cooperation with the Wellness Committee of the Hendrick Hudson School District, will hold its second annual Healthy on the Hudson 5k Race/Walk & Health Expo, a community event to raise awareness of healthy habits for a healthy lifestyle while at the same time raising funds for the enhancement of education in the Hendrick Hudson School District and throughout our community.
There will be many fun activities for all ages, including:
9 AM Kids’ 1-mile Fun Run on the Hendrick Hudson High School track with medals awarded to all participants
9:30 AM 5k Race/Walk down Kings Ferry Rd. & through historic Verplanck, voted ‘Best Place to Live for River Views’ (Westchester Magazine, 2012), ending on the High School track. The race will be professionally timed by ARE Event Productions.
9:30 AM Supervised exercise class for kids under 12 whose parents are running or walking
9 AM–12 PM FREE Health Expo featuring:
- Sample exercise classes for adults & youth
- Healthy food/cooking demos, sampling & sales
- Healthy product demos & sales
- Weight room demos for kids
10–10:45 AM FREE Adaptive special needs tennis clinic*
11 AM –12:00 PM Tennis Round Robin vs. the High School Varsity Tennis Team*
- All tennis activities will be held at the Lake St. tennis courts across Rte 9A from the high school
As a community organization, the HHCEF is especially proud of the fact that all of the exercise classes and healthy demonstrations at our health expo will be conducted by community members, Hendrick Hudson staff, and even Hen Hud students, including one in particular who has inspired us all with his incredible perseverance, despite significant personal challenges, in achieving his goal of losing 90 pounds through diet and exercise, including a serious weight training regime.
Registration fees are as follows:
5k Race/Walk: Adults – $25 advance and $30 the day of; Students & Seniors – $15 advance and $20 the day of; Student Teams – $100 advance only (up to 15 participants per team)
Tennis Round Robin: Adults – $25 advance only; Students & Seniors – $15 advance only
Kids’ 1-mile Fun Run: $5 day of only
Online registration for the 5k race, walk and tennis is available on our website, hhcef.org. A mail-in registration form is also available at hhcef.org.
HHCEF is also looking for volunteers along the race/walk route to help ensure the safety of our runners & walkers and cheer them on! To sign up to volunteer or for any other questions about the event, contact Beth Gruber at firstname.lastname@example.org or Jeanine MacFadyen at email@example.com.
The HHCEF is an independent, community-based 501©(3) non-profit organization, existing for the purposes of raising and granting funds in support of educational activities that benefit the citizens residing within the boundaries of the Hendrick Hudson School District. Since 1995, the Foundation has awarded over $200,000 in grants and scholarships. HHCEF is funded solely by contributions from the community.