Race raises scholarship funds


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ST. MARYS — The JTD Hospital Foundation raised more than $12,000 for nursing scholarships during its fourth annual Landen’s 5K, a run/walk for SIDS awareness in St. Marys, May 6.

Overall male winner was Craig Sutter with a time of 20:27. Overall female winner was Carly Becker with a time of 23:56. Other medals were awarded to the top three places in male and female finisher by age group.

The net proceeds from Landen’s 5K have been used to establish the Landen Phlipot Nursing Scholarship. Taylor Bergman, of New Bremen, was the first recipient of this $1,000 scholarship in 2016.

Linda Haines, executive director of the JTD Hospital Foundation, said, “The 2017 Landen’s 5K Committee should feel very proud of this accomplishment. Thank you, Tracy Smith, for chairing this committee. Thank you to committee members Joey Phlipot, Amy Becker, Lesia Arnett, Eunice Ernst and Carrie Widman and to the many volunteers who helped with this event.”

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