After the success of and large turnout for the Wassail Festival 5K Run, the Miss River Raisin Festival Scholarship Program committee realized one thing: to have a successful run, you need a good theme with some added fun.
The third annual spring run will this year be The Cinco de Mayo 5K Run as it is scheduled for Sunday, May 5. A special Cinco de Mayo treat will be included in runners’ bags from Mexibilly’s in Blissfield, which is co-sponsoring the event with pageant sponsor Borchardt Brothers Market.
There will be prizes for best costume and best team costumes.
The event is a 5K run/walk to benefit the Miss River Raisin Festival Scholarship Program.
The race will this year begin beside the scenic Arch Bridge in Blissfield’s Ellis Park.
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In the May 1, 2013, edition of The Advance, find the spring and summer guide to Blissfield Village and its activities. The guide will also be available in several Michigan Welcome Centers and area businesses.
Find a spring and summer calendar; get the first peek at plans for the 30th anniversary of the Blissfield River Raisin Festival July 10-13; learn of things to see and local resources, too.
The Blissfield Elementary School is hosting an open house from 2-5 p.m. Saturday to honor fifth grade teacher Gary Koppelman who was recently awarded the Shell National Science Teaching Award. Koppelman recently returned from Texas where he received the award. He will also be honored yet again by Shell with a thank you to him on the Shell car at the Brickyard 400 Koppelman’s award-winning video will be on display at the open house. There will be refreshments and an opportunity to speak with Koppelman