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“Walk With The Dogs” Foundation To Participate In“Miners Cares” Event At Rent One Park

The Jeanenne Thompson Foundation, Inc. (which hosts the annual 5k “Walk With the Dogs”) will be participating in a special night at Rent One Park, home of the Southern Illinois Miners, in Marion. On Wednesday night, May 20th the Miners are hosting a “Miners Cares” event and the Foundation has been invited and will participate to raise awareness of Pancreatic Cancer that night at the game. The Miners have invited area non-profit organizations to the Game to help them promote their cause.

The Foundation is inviting everyone to come out that evening and wear their Purple Shirts from a “Walk With the Dogs” event (or any purple shirt) to make an impact in the park. Tickets will be $8 for the game and a portion of all tickets sold by each organization will stay with that organization. Each year Teams participate in the annual “Walk With the Dogs” and several Team Captains will be selling tickets for the Game that night.

To purchase a ticket for the Game please contact “Westies Whiners” Team Captain Sue Brammeier, “Dayton’s Dawgs” Team Captain Debi Edwards, “Tribe Jeanenne” Team Captains Charlie & Carolyn Detering at 327.3976, or “Jeff’s Mafia” Captain Stacy Hodge. Tickets must be purchased by May 10th.

And don’t forget, deadline to enter the 10th Annnual 5K “Walk With the Dogs” is May 15th to guarantee your shirt size. Register online or print up your entry form at

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