Heroes Run 2015
On February 28th starting at 2:00 pm, there will be a commencement ceremony with guest speakers including senior Marine Corps leaders as well as local and state officials. A military color guard ceremony will be performed as well.
Following this event, the Lee Branch YMCA will kick off the 1 Mile Fun Walk followed by the 5K Run. The race will start at Veteran’s Park in downtown Leesburg at 3pm. T-shirts and race packets will be given to all pre-registered participants. Those interested can register for the event one of three ways: (1) Register in advance by completing an entry form (provided at the YMCA) and pay at the Albany or Lee Branch YMCA, (2) Register on line at www.911heroesrun.com, or (3) Register the day of the event beginning at 1pm in downtown Leesburg, GA. Awards will be given for both the walk and run by age categories and for all male and female winners.
We RUN to honor the heroes of 9/11. We run to HONOR those who’ve served our nation since. We run to ACTIVATE COMMUNITIES and EMPOWER our local veterans, first responders and survivors.
For additional information on the race you may call Lee County Chamber of Commerce at 229-759-2422 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beyond the Gate: TLH Runway Challenge Event
On Feb. 28, the TLH Runway Challenge takes off with a one mile family fun run at 8 a.m., followed by the 5K race at 8:30 a.m. and the longest golf drive competition at 10 a.m. Guests are also invited to come watch the fun and experience being on the runway.
This event will benefit Honor Flight Tallahassee, a local non-profit organization committed to bringing World War II veterans to Washington, D.C., to see the memorials dedicated to their service at no cost to the veterans.
Under the Oaks Artist Reception
The Lee County Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce its 9th Annual Under the Oaks Arts Fest set for Thursday, March 1, 2015 at The Bindery at Oakland Library on Hwy. 82. This event will include a jurored art show and sale. Please contact the Chamber is you are interested in participating in the show. The deadline to enter is Friday, February 27, 2015. There will be a Business After Hours and reception from 5:30 p.m. � 8:00 p.m. with winners being announced at @ 7:00 p.m.
17th Annual NWTF Hunting Heritage Event
Prime Rib Dinner to help NWTF conserve or enhance critical upland wildlife habitat, create hunters, and open access to new acres of outdoor recreation.
Saturday, March 14 at the Bindery at Oakland, 445 Oakland Parkway West, Leesburg. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Couple and Families encouraged to attend.
Single Ticket $60
Couple Ticket $100
Sponsor Ticket $275
Jakes Ticket $25
JAKES (under 6 yrs) Ticket $15
Sponsor & Guest Ticket $310