2009-10-01 / Community News

Dime Box Homecoming Annual Celebration and Mini-Marathon

Saturday, October 3, 2009, is the date for the 32nd Annual Dime Box Mini-Marathon and Homecoming. Events scheduled include the Mini-Marathon beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the Dime Box Volunteer Fire Station in Dime Box. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. for the three races: 10K Run, 2 Mile Run, and the 2 Mile Walk. All registrants will receive a T-Shirt. Awards include cash prizes to the top male and female finisher in each race and medals to the top three finishers in each age group in each race. The registration fee is $20.00.

The annual Homecoming Celebration Barbecue Cook-Off will be held on Saturday, October 3, 2009 at the SPJST grounds in Dime Box. Check-In will begin on Friday, October 2, 2009, at 3:00 p.m. and is open to all interested cookers. There will be three categories: beef brisket (required), chicken and pork ribs. No entry fee will be charged; however, each team must donate a brisket weighing 10 pounds to be auctioned. Additional briskets may be donated for the auction, but will not be judged. Judging will begin at 1:00 p.m.; awards and the brisket auction will begin at 5:00 p.m. Three awards will be given in each category, and one master cooker award. For more information contact Kord Kothmann at 979-716- 4952.

Arts and Crafts entries are sought for the celebration. Arts and Crafts booths will be available on Saturday, October 3rd, beginning at 8:00 a.m. Please call Dorthy Kothman or Linda Hill 979-884- 0801 for more information.

There will be a Pet Parade held at 3:00 p.m. For more information, contact Darlene Spacek at 979-540- 7749.

This event is sponsored by the Dime Box Lions Club. Proceeds benefit the Scholarship Fund and other Lions Projects.

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