$5,000 Arthur W. Perdue Foundation grant supports Chick-fil-A WinShape Camps for Communities
“The Arthur W. Perdue Foundation is proud to support the WinShape Foundation camps, an impressive outreach of one of Perdue Farms’ most valued partners, Chick-fil-A,” said Kim Nechay, executive director of the Arthur W. Perdue Foundation. “These camps are an important component of a healthy and successful summer for many at risk young people. We are honored to be able to help make this happen.”
WinShape Camps for Communities provides a professionally trained staff to create the most fun and meaningful camp for those who have completed grades 1 to 6. WinShape Camps combines sports, recreation, arts, Bible study and worship into one unforgettable week.
“We’re honored to host the Chick-fil-A Connect Race Series to support WinShape Camps,” said David Grossnickle, franchise operator of Chick-fil-A in Perry. “We are very thankful for the generous donation from our friends at the Arthur Perdue Foundation, and we look forward to having a series filled with fun athletic spirit and activities for all attendees and participants.”
The Chick-fil-A Connect Race Series is a circuit of 10K, 5K, and 1 mile fun-runs held throughout the Middle Georgia area this April to June. The series begins in Dublin on April 26 and moves to Milledgeville on May 3. The Perry 5K race will begin at 7 a.m. on May 17 in Downtown Perry at the intersection of Main and Ball streets. The Macon leg of the circuit will be on Memorial Day, May 26. The series concludes in Warner Robins on June 7.
To register for the event, participants can visit CFAraceseries.com. The registration fee for individuals who sign up before race day is $25. The fee for those who sign up on race day is $30. For groups of four or more runners, a 10 percent discount will be applied to the total registration cost. This race will cater to both competitive and non-competitive runners with a speed and spirit measuring system for points.
About Chick-fil-A, Inc.
Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A, Inc. is a family owned and privately held restaurant company dedicated to serving the communities in which its restaurants operate. Known for its original chicken sandwich, Chick-fil-A serves nutritious, freshly prepared food in nearly 1,800 restaurants in 39 states and Washington, D.C. Founded by S. Truett Cathy in 1967, Chick-fil-A produced sales of $5 billion in 2013. Chick-fil-A was recognized in 2013 as one of America’s “Most Inspiring Companies” by Forbes Magazine and “Best Places to Work” by Glassdoor™, among other honors. More information on Chick-fil-A is available on the chain’s website, located at www.chick-fil-a.com.