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Foundation for Ripon Medical Center to host first annual Dickens Dash, December 2
November 17, 2012

The Foundation for Ripon Medical Center is collaborating with the Ripon Area Chamber of Commerce to introduce its Dickens Dash Fun Run/Walk (two miles) on Sunday, December 2.

Proceeds from this year’s event will go to the Foundation for Ripon Medical Center to help construct a wellness center at the new Ripon Medical Center set to open summer 2014.

The event begins at 8:30 a.m. with registration from 7 to 8:15 a.m. in downtown Ripon at the corner of Watson and Seward streets. A headband and jingle bells are included in the registration fee, and all finishers will qualify to win a Kindle Fire.

Individual cost is $20 per person before November 28 ($25 after), and $15 per person 12 years of age or younger ($20 after). Cash or checks made payable to the Foundation for Ripon Medical Center, 933 Newbury Street, Ripon WI 54971. Interested participants can also register on-line at www.active.com.

In the event of inclement weather, listen to WRPN 1600 AM Radio for more information.

“We are pleased to be offering this new event as part of the Ripon Area Chamber of Commerce’s successful Dickens of a Christmas event,” according to Katherine Vergos, Ripon Medical Center chief operating officer. “This event provides the perfect opportunity to introduce a fun run/walk that can involve the entire family, and give a positive outlet for another health and wellness-related activity.”

Registration forms are available at the Ripon Medical Center greeter’s station, the Ripon Area Chamber of Commerce or by visiting agnesian.com under Classes & Events/Sponsored Events. To learn more, call (920) 926-4971.

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