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Chillicothe News - Chillicothe, MO
  • Turkey Trot to raise money for NG Family Readiness Group

  • The fourth annual Turkey Trot 5K Walk/Run, sponsored by Chillicothe Comfort Inn & Suites, will be Saturday, Nov. 2. Money raised from the event will go toward Chillicothe 1/129th Battery B Family Readiness Group (FRG).
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  • The fourth annual Turkey Trot 5K Walk/Run, sponsored by Chillicothe Comfort Inn & Suites, will be Saturday, Nov. 2. Money raised from the event will go toward Chillicothe 1/129th Battery B Family Readiness Group (FRG).
    The FRG is an organization of family members, volunteers and civilian employers belonging to a unit/organization; as part of the Army National Guard, who together provide an avenue of mutual support and assistance. Additionally, they create a network of communication among unit members, their families, the chain of command and community resources.
    The goal of the FRG is to establish a support channel that enables family members to effectively gather information, resolve problems and maintain mutual support, thereby reducing stress associated with military separations.
    Throughout the year the FRG schedules and participates in several fundraising activities in order to provide the soldiers and their families with fun and relaxing events. 100% of the funds that are raised at the events are used for the benefit of soldiers and their families.
    Registration forms are available for pick up at the Chillicothe Comfort Inn & Suites or may be accessed at http://tinyurl.com/l83vpbl. Pre-registration forms are due Oct. 25 by 5 p.m. in order to be guarantee a race t-shirt and is a reduced fee of $25. On the day of the race, registration begins at 7 a.m., with the race starting at 8 a.m. Registration the day of the race is $30 and shirt sizes not guaranteed.
    Any area businesses or individuals looking to donate for the event in the way of door prizes or gifts for participants, may do so by contacting Comfort Inn & Suites by Oct. 25.
    For more information, call 660-646-9900 or e-mail at chillicothecomfortinn@yahoo.com.
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