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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

5K race and walk to help a village in Uganda will be held this weekend in Milford

The aim is to help folks have fresh water

MILFORD — A 5K walk, 5K race and a children’s fun run will start at 9 a.m. June 4 at Foran High School.

Proceeds will help bring fresh running water to Rwesigiire, Uganda.

The event is called Running Water For Africa 5K Race and is sponsored by Uganda Farmers Inc.

Proceeds will finance the cost of a solar-powered water pumping station in the village of 600 people.

The event includes awards, refreshments and entertainment.

For more details, visit, email or call 203-376-3283.


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