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A Thank You from the Sparta Education Foundation

Posted Sat, Jan 4th, 2014 Sparta Independent By Kylen Anderson

A thank you from the Sparta Education Foundation

On behalf of the Sparta Education Foundation (SEF) and the children of our public school district, I would like to thank the volunteers, sponsors and trotters who came together to help make the 7th Annual Krogh's Turkey Trot a success.A chilly morning did not deter over 2400 runners and their families from kicking off Thanksgiving morning with friends and neighbors.All proceeds from the race benefit the SEF. To date, our foundation has awarded grants in excess of $410,000 to our public schools.For more information on the grantsor becoming a member, visit are grateful to our generous sponsors. Without their generosity the Turkey Trot would not be possible.Please join us in thanking them with your patronage:

Title Sponsor: Krogh's Restaurant and Brew Pub.

Gold Sponsor: Thorlabs Bib Sponsor: Eastern Propane. Runner bag sponsor: Realty Executives.Silver Sponsors: Dan Corrigan/ReMax Platinum Group, Dykstra Engineering, High Point Solutions, Krave Café and Caterers, Lake Mohawk Country Club, Lakeland Bank, Newton Medical Center, Pine Cone Chiropractic, Residential Home Funding Corp., Schoolcraft Studios, Sparta Elementary Schools Staff, Villa Capri II.

Bronze Sponsors: Augies Brooklyn Bagels and Deli, C3 Workplace, Coldwell Banker—Julie Killen, Crossfit LMS, First Hope Bank, The Gabriel Perry Salon, Highlands State Bank, Inspire Fitness, John L. and Grace P. Soldoveri Foundation, Laddey, Clark & Ryan, LLP, The Liquor Factory, PNC Bank, Royal Coachman Worldwide, St. Moritz Grill and Bar, Sharpe Plumbing and Heating, Skylands Medical Group, P.A., Sparta Athletic Club/The Fieldhouse at Sparta, Sparta Driving School, Sussex Bike and Sport Shop, Wellness Pediatrics and Weichert Realtors: Dawn Corbo, and Ruth Linn.

Thank you to to Villa Capri II restaurant for catering our pasta party; Augies Brooklyn Bagels and Deli; Stop and Shop for providing bagels and fruit for our runners; Lowes for supplying water bottles and to the Sparta Elks for lending their club to our volunteers.Thanks to the Sparta High School marching band for lending their musical talents to the trot.Finally, a very special thank you to the Lake Mohawk Country Club for opening up their facilities to us and allowing us to host our pasta party and registration in the club.All of these businesses and our sponsors truly personify the essence of community, and we feel so fortunate to partner with them.The Turkey Trot embodies Sparta at its best: families, individuals, and local businesses coming together to benefit one of our community's most valuable resources-our public school system and the students it serves.Once again, we thank all who contributed to make the Turkey Trot another magical morning in Sparta.

Kylen Anderson and Dorothy LaBeau, Chairs Kroghs 5K Turkey Trot and Fun Run



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