bookit 300HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (11/4/13) — The Book It! 5K Run/Walk and Fun Walk will begin with 8 a.m. registration Saturday, Nov. 16 at the Baptist Health's Fitness Formula in Madisonville. The race will begin at 9 a.m.

Participants 18 years and younger will be given a book at the finish line.

Pre-registration is due by Friday, Nov. 8 but participants may still sign up on race day. Registration forms are available at: http://www.hopkins.kyschools.us/bookit5k.

A trophy will be awarded to the school with the most participants.

The event is being organized by Celebrate Literacy Hopkins County, which is comprised of Hopkins County Schools and the Madisonville-Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce.

Hopkins County Literacy Celebration will be March 3 through 8 and will include visits by author Bruce Coville to elementary and middle schools. Coville's works include “My Teacher is an Alien” and “The Monster's Ring”. He will also be the featured speaker during the chamber's Hot Topic Luncheon March 6. His visit is made possible by the Hopkins County Education Foundation, Baptist Health Madisonville and Hopkins County Schools Title I.

Other events included during Hopkins County Literacy Celebration will be the annual Young Authors Festival and the “Ask Me” button project. The Birdhouse Libraries, which are located throughout the county, are another Celebrate Literacy Hopkins County project.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Lori Harrison

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

July 02, 2015 14881

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 02, 2015 7304

Police: Stand Off Suspect in Critical Condition

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 5529

UPDATE: Victim of Home Invasion/Homicide Died of…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 4261

Accused Synthetic Marijuana Traffickers Appear in…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 3577

Alleged Breast Display Ends in Domestic Assault…

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

June 24, 2015 45505

Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 02, 2015 14881

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 04, 2015 1296

Happenings and Meetings – Hopkins County

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 04, 2015 1154

Heavy Rains Flood Streets Around Town

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 04, 2015 772

Kentucky Sees Sharp Rise in Newborn…

by Al Cross
July 04, 2015 643

Tips for a Safe, Healthy Summer Enjoying…

by Dick Brown
July 04, 2015 592

Annual Fireworks Display Heralds in Fourth of…

by Mike Groves, SurfKY News
July 04, 2015 543

Kentucky's Drinking Water Annual Report Shows…

by Lanny Brannock
July 04, 2015 533

Keeping the Faith - 'Safer among the Christian…

by Ronnie McBrayer
July 04, 2015 532

KDA Marketing Chief Tells Panel Kentucky Proud…

by Ted Sloan
July 04, 2015 522

Pet of the Day

by Natalie Ostrander
July 04, 2015 518

Recycling Equals Fun During iRecycling Regatta

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News