The Boys and Girls Club are preparing for a big, new event coming up. Already it's been a huge success, and everyone is getting hyped up for their first ever Glow Run. The Boys and Girls Club is really excited, and so are their amazing sponsors, the Sedalia GNC, the SFCC Nursing Program, and the SFCC Student Government.  In fact, they're so amped up for this new event that they're going all out to be sure to get as many people involved as possible.  That's why they'll be out at the Sedalia GNC in the Thompson Hills Shopping Center on Thursday, June 12.  The gang will be out there from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. to give away tons of prizes and get people signed up for the Glow Run.  Here's a breakdown of the prizes you can win just by showing up out there that day.

$20 gift certificate
Weller’s Mens Wear
2 round trip Amtrak tickets from Sedalia to Kansas City or St. Louis
Wayward Wind Travel
Men’s leather wallet and women’s perfume
Gene’s Boots and Hats
Ed Hardy tote bag with various items inside
2 lawn chairs
Edward Jones Investments (Joseph Fluty office)
2 $5 gift certificates
Instrumental Influence
2 free menu item or combo meal vouchers
Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers
2 free mini or regular custard treat vouchers
Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers
3 complimentary food item and soft drink vouchers
Panera Bread
2 $20 gift certificates
Big Lots
2 $25 gift certificates
30 minute massage voucher
Bodyworks Day Spa & Boutique
42” Phillips 1080P LCD television
Xbox 360 250GB bundle with Kinect

HOLY CRAP, right?!  There's so much stuff there, you're BOUND to win something if you stop by.  But you know, prizes like this and events like this don't come around without a lot of local help.   The B&GC want to thank all their participating sponsors:  Sedalia GNC, The SFCC Nursing Program, SFC Student Government, Provelo, Mayfield Law Office, Gram Engineering and Design, Bothwell Regional Health Center, Kreative Kiddos, Krazy Kiddos,  Body Shop, Momma Hoppers Cleaning Service, Black Dawn, Midwest Artist Coalition, Dr Barbara Knight, Curves, Pepsi, Sedalia Rental and Supply, Sonic on South Limit, SFCC, Gerrish Entertainment, and Freddy's Frozen Custard and Steakburgers.

Next week, we'll be broadcasting live out at the Sedalia GNC on Thursday, June 12 from 3-6.  Make sure you join me out there for a shot at all those huge prizes!  And while you're there, if you haven't signed up for the Glow Run, get that done, too. The run will begin at 8:15 p.m. Friday, June 13 on the State Fair Community College campus. Participants will receive glow-in-the-dark T-shirts, as well as necklaces and other “glow swag” and will be directed by volunteers holding glow-in-the-dark batons. Immediately following the race will be a medal ceremony at the Fred. E. Davis Multipurpose Building.  Entry fees for the Glow Run 5K Run/Walk are $25 before June 13, or $30 the day of the race. Glow gear will also be available for purchase for $5.

So don't forget, the advance packet pick-up and giveaway will be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday June 12 at GNC in Thompson Hills Shopping Center. Those wishing to register may do so online at or by searching for “Glow 5K Run/Walk presented by Boys & Girls Clubs of West Central Missouri” on For more information call the Club at 826-8331.  See you at the Glow Run live broadcast at the Sedalia GNC on Thursday.  Be there or be square!

Glowingly yours,