The Child Protection Center is holding their annual 5K on New Years Day, in the Park, starting at The Pump House. The race will begin at 9am on January 1st. All are welcome to come, runners, joggers and walkers alike.

The money raised in the race will be going to the CDC. They are a protection agency that helps children that have been physicaly and sexually abused as well as neglected.

If you would like to participate in the race you can contact them at 740-779-7431, or Agency Director Julie Oats at You can also register on the day of the event. They would like all participants to be there no later than 8:45am.  

The cost to participate is $20, they will be giving away winter hats, door prizes and they will be providing hot chocolate.