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Autumn Classic Run/Walk Raises More Than $35,000 For Local Special Olympics

Wednesday, January 15, 2014
The 21st annual Playmakers Autumn Classic Run/Walk raised more than $35,000 for Area 8 Special Olympics. The record breaking amount came from the 894 participants along with local business donations. This is the 8th year Playmakers has donated the race costs as well as all registration fees to Area 8. The funds will assist with the Young Athlete Program, Project Unify, and registration costs for the State Winter Games and Basketball tournaments...

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PFF partners with Eaton Rapids Public Schools for Grant

Friday, November 15, 2013
The Playmakers Fitness Foundation, in partnership with Eaton Rapids Public Schools, is pleased to announce that it is one of ten organizations in the state selected by the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) to help increase the physical activity and healthy eating of youth in Michigan. To help address the increasing rates of childhood obesity and physical inactivity, the MDCH has awarded the Playmakers Fitness Foundation a $65,000 gr...

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Lansing School District and PFF Team Up to Earn $1000 Grant

Thursday, November 7, 2013
The Lansing School District, in partnership with the Playmakers Fitness Foundation, has been selected to receive a 2013 Kids Run the Nation grant in the amount of $1000 from the Road Runners Club of America. The money will be used to provide Good Form Running and Good Form Walking instruction and to create a year-round mileage club at Cavanaugh Elementary School. The unique program will involve students, teachers and parents and targets increase...

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