May 10, 2009

Optimist Club predicts 600 children will enjoy Track & Field Day

According to Sandy Orr, President, Optimist Club of Cummings-Forsyth, GA, the 30th Annual Track and Field Day is “what we’re all about, seeing these kids have fun.” I agree!

After hosting more than 500 participants last year, the club is shooting for 600 this year. The event is completetly free and open to all students in the county from 1st through 5th grades. The children compete for ribbons in all events including 50- and 100-yard dashes, ball throw, long jump, 220- and 440-yard runs and relay races and the school that shows the most spirit is award the "Spirit Award" trophy. All participants receive a free T-shirt, hot dog, soda and participation ribbon.

Go team! Go kids! Go Optimists!
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