|Millbrook Mardi Gras Run|
|Written by News Desk|
|Friday, 07 February 2014 15:51|
Runners take off as the 5k, 8k races of the Millbrook Mardi Gras Run got underway from Millbrook Memorial Park.
Photo: Brian Hodge
The Millbrook First United Methodist Church held their annual Mardi Gras Run last weekend, eventhough the weather was less than ideal. A chilly, wet morning did not dampen the spirits of a few hundred runners participating in the 5k, 8k, and 1-mile runs. There were at least two dozen phantom runners in this event; those who pay the fee but sit out the actual run. The proceeds raised from runners and phantoms alike will be used to supplement missions for the church both local and abroad.
Millbrook's Karen Baggett, a nurse by trade with a passion for art, took top prize in the Best Flora art category with Lilies on the Pond in colored pencil in last weekend's Alabama Wildlife Federation Flora and Fauna Art Show.
Photo: Bagget (center) with Tim Gothard, Executive Director of AWF and Ann Harper, AWF Develppment Director.
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Volunteers from Millbrook First United Methodist Church assembled health/emergen...
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