The library held another successful Velma Engle Memorial Read for the Gold 5K Run / 3K Walk Fundraiser Event this past weekend. The 1st Place Overall award female and male went to Hannah Goodman with a time of 20:57 and Zach Holbert with a time of 16:38. The 2nd Place Overall award female and male went to Lisa Franzen, with a time of 22:31 and Rob Ervin, with a time of 18:46. The 1st Place finisher of the 3K Walk was Lacy Hardy. Tonya Williams was the 2nd Place finisher.
We appreciate the support of community members and organizations in our endeavors to continue promoting literacy within the community. Thanks to our supporters, volunteers and participants, our fundraiser was another tremendous success.
Click "Read more" below to download a PDF with all race times.
Voting has opened for our chance to win $25,000 towards our capital campaign to build a new main library facility in Waverly!
We have been chosen as one of the top 200 projects in the United States vying for the grant from the State Farm Neighborhood Assist Program.
In order to win the grant, we must finish in the top 40. This is done strictly by voting from the public! Voting closes August 25, and you can vote up to 10 times a day per email address you enter.
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