Area digest 2/23/06

Thursday, February 23, 2006

Presidents Day Run rescheduled for March 11

The Presidents Day Run, sponsored by the Allen Laws Oliver Chapter of the Missouri Society of the National Society Sons of the American Revolution, was postponed this past Saturday and has been rescheduled for March 11.

The 3.1-mile race still will start and finish at the Red Star Baptist Church at 1301 N. Main St. in Cape Girardeau. It is scheduled to begin still at 8 a.m.

Registration on race day is open from 7 to 7:45 a.m. The entry fee is $15 on race day.

For information about the race, call 334-1415.

Friends of NRA banquet planned for March 25

The Cape Area Friends of NRA will host its annual banquet March 25 at the Bavarian Halle, 257 Drury Lane in Jackson, near exit 105 on Interstate 55.

Discounts are available for tickets purchased before March 17.

For information, call Dale Vogelsang, 243-3404, or Leon Dickerson, 243-4133.

-- From staff reports

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