Students at Snider and Towles Host Events For Local Charities

Record Number: 16483
Displayed from: May 08, 2017 , until: Jul 08, 2017

Students at Snider High School and Towles New Tech Middle School are hosting fund-raising events Saturday, May 13, to raise money for local charities.

Towles New Tech students will host Tigers Tackle Cancer, a 1-mile run/walk and kids fun run at Towles Intermediate School, 420 E. Paulding Road. Registration is $5 for the fun run and $10 for the 1-mile event. Packet pick-up begins at 9 a.m. with a presentation and balloon send-off at 9:30. Attendees will have the opportunity to purchase a memory balloon for $2 the day of the event. The kids fun run will start at 9:45 followed by the 1-mile at 10. Refreshments and entertainment will follow. All proceeds from this first-time event will benefit the Parkview Cancer Institute in care of the Parkview Foundation.

Saturday afternoon, the Snider Biomedical Charity Council is hosting its first Biomedical Bash. From 1-5 p.m. at the Arlington Park Clubhouse, 4630 W. Arlington Park Blvd., attendees can learn more about Snider’s Project Lead the Way Biomedical program, meet students enrolled in the program, participate in science activities and games and join the Be the Match bone marrow registry. In addition, there will be a silent auction from 1-4:30 p.m. All proceeds will be donated to Matthew 25.

Members of the community are welcome to attend both events.

With nearly 30,000 students, Fort Wayne Community Schools is one of the largest school districts in Indiana. FWCS proudly allows families to choose any of its 50 schools through its successful school-choice program creating diversity in each school, including some with more than 75 languages spoken. FWCS offers seven magnet schools focusing on areas such as science and math, communication, fine arts or Montessori at the elementary and middle school level. In high school, students can choose from the prestigious International Baccalaureate program, Project Lead the Way or New Tech Academy as well as other rigorous academic and specialty training programs.