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Bowling Green Rotary to host Lakefest

Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 3:11 pm

The Bowling Green Rotary Club will be hosting Lakefest at the Bowling Green Reservoir / Jack Floyd Memorial Lake, East of Bowling Green, on Friday, June 7, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Lakefest includes a Barbecue, 5K run/walk, and Fishing Derby.

The Rotary Club will serve a barbecue dinner from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The 5K run/walk features a scenic course on trails that run along the east and west lakes.  The race will begin at 6:30 p.m.  All participants will receive a T-Shirt.  Trophies will be awarded to class winners.  Gatorade will be provided at the finish. Entry fee is $20 for ages 18 and under.  $25 for ages 19 and up.

The fishing derby will begin at 5 p.m. and last until 8 p.m.  Prizes will be awarded for the first fish checked in, the largest fish checked in, and the most fish checked in.   All fishing participants will receive a Lakefest T-shirt and be entered in a drawing to win a Browning Stalker Gold Baitcast Rod and Reel as well as a $40 gift card to Bass Pro Shops.  Entry fee for all ages is $15.

Participants should register to ensure T-Shirt availability.  More details and registration forms are available at or call Bob Perry at 324-6538.

The Bowling Green Rotary Club is a local community service organization of professionals in the Bowling Green community.

Rotarians strive to live up to the Rotary Motto of “Service Before Self”.

The Bowling Green Lakefest is an event hosted by the Bowling Green Rotary Club to promote community interaction, promote fitness and healthy enjoyment of the local community, and raise funds for local scholarships and service projects.

Bowling Green Rotary sponsors projects such as beautification of local parks, meals for local needy children, holiday help for needy families, as well as assisting Rotary International in its quest to end Polio.