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1st Annual Dodge Preserve Trail Run/Walk

October 1, 2016

Venue: Dodge Preserve
Hello from Friends of the Branch River Watershed! We had an incredibly fun day Wednesday, August 10th at Lincoln Park Zoo in Manitowoc. We rented out Cabin 2 to hold children’s activities, had past event pictures for people to peruse, and also a large spread of delicious food, drinks, and desserts! More importantly, we focused this day on family fun by holding a Zoo Tour at 11 am and also a program at 1:30 in the Education Center. Both activities were very much enjoyed by kids and adults alike. The mountain lion came and spied on a group of kids watching it through the “stump window” and we got to watch the bear get fed her lunch! Vicki Rathsack, Curator of Education at the Zoo, put on an excellent program with kids getting up close and personal with critters from spiders to the beautiful tortoise… who got to slowly meander around the room during the program!
Thank you to Thrivent Action Team for sponsoring our July 1 brat fry at Rob’s Market and also our incredibly fun Summer Picnic Potluck and Family Zoo Event! Thanks to all who joined us in supporting these events and also our newest Members of FOBR!
Saturday. October 1st 9 am Non-competitive TRAIL RUN/WALK at Dodge Preserve!! More information on Facebook…watch for flyers at local businesses. Contact Emily Endter for flyers, etc.
December 4—Winter Potluck FREE for FOBR Members; location Gill’s—Whitelaw. Sit-down luncheon provided; cookie decorating for kids, other activities, time of luncheon TBD.
****** Sign up as a Member and you get a Free luncheon, an enjoyable afternoon, and also get to carry your membership through 2017!!****** All donations, membership fees, etc. are tax deductible due to our 501c3 non-profit status! Please ask for documentation when sending in your dues.
Check us out on Facebook! To become a FOBR Member, please send $30-$99/Friend, $100+ River Protector, $500 River Champion, or $1000+ for River Legacy to “FOBR” P.O. Box 301 Whitelaw, WI 54227. Please include mailing address, email, phone number for future mailings, contact information.
Feel free to share this information with any families or individuals interested in our events or joining a fascinating conservation group! We are always looking for volunteers to help at events or with behind the scenes stuff! Contact Emily Endter, FOBR Secretary with questions, comments, etc. [email protected] or (920)323-3486. If you have older children (12 years and up) who love the outdoors, join FOBR and we will get them started in our Youth Leadership Program to earn scholarships to Conservation Camps! Children need to be 12 years old to do Conservation Camps.
1st Annual Dodge Preserve Trail Run/Walk
Saturday, October 1st—Non-Competitive trail run/walk starts at 9 am, kids run at 10 am. We will have 5K route well marked but more/less loops are encouraged if you desire! Trails will close at 12 pm.
Dodge directions: Travel on Highway 10 East through Whitelaw. Take Highway T North (just East of Whitelaw) about ½ mile, turn Left on San Road, then take next Right onto Preston Road. Travel on this until you see Dodge Preserve sign on the Right just before a large curve. If you go around the curve, you’ve gone too far. Park on side of road at Dodge Preserve and walk in to either register or sign in if you pre-registered. We will not have on-line registration this year. Registration day of run will be 8 – 8:45 am. Proceeds benefit Friends of the Branch River’s Vickie Mayer Scholarship Fund and also the beautiful Dodge Preserve. Refreshments and snacks will be provided. For more information, call Al Klingeisen at (920) 901-5166 or Emily Endter at (920) 323-3486. Updates will also be found on Friends of the Branch River Facebook page. Make checks out and detach sheet to “Friends of the Branch River”. Either send in to P.O. Box 301 Whitelaw, WI 54247 prior to trail run/walk or pay morning of event.


October 1, 2016
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