The 2012 Kentlands/Lakelands 5K Run,
Walk & Kids Fun Runs
Saturday, September 1 at 8 am.
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2011 5K Race Donates $12,500 to 3 Charities
As a non-profit and philanthropic organization, the Kentlands Community Foundation donated 50% of the Race net proceeds to (3) nonprofit entities: $10,500 was granted to the Dolores C. Swoyer Scholarship Fund that gives children in need the opportunity to attend the City of Gaithersburg's summer camp. $1,500 was granted to The Dwelling Place, Inc that provides transistional housing for families in Montgomery County, a $500 donation was given to the Maryland Senior Olympics, a non-profit that gives Maryland's Senior athletes the opportunity to compete in 32 different sports each fall.
5K Race Director Steve Solbeck, Kentlands Community Foundation Director Carrie Dietz, Michele Potter, Director of the City's Parks, Recreation and Culture, Kentlands Community Foundation Chairman John Schlichting and City of Gaitherburg Mayor Sidney Katz at the presentation of a $10,500 donation from the 2010 5K Race proceeds.