Grand Rapids, Mich. (WOTV) - There are many fun and exciting ways to give back in our community! Jordan Carson is helping you find local and charitable events each week that you can get involved in. This week, the Social Sizzle is headed to two great local events! Plus see photos of last week's event at the 10,000 Scoops Challenge benefiting the Salvation Army of West Michigan-by watching the video above! It's easy to Live Local-Give Local with these great events around West Michigan.
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This week's Live Local-Give Local events:
The David Warsen Legacy Run
The run & walk event in honor of SO2 Navy SEAL David Warsen will be held on August 10, 2013. It's a 5K fun run that will take place on the cross-country trail and a 1.5 mile walk on the campus of East Kentwood High School in Kentwood.
This event is less about speed and more about having fun! Bring your family for a morning of exercise and fun! Children 12 and under can walk for free! Plus don't forget your short-shorts for the competition at the after party!
7:30 am - Event Registration Begins
9:00 am - Line up in Starting Area
9:20 am Opening Ceremony
9:50 am - 5K run begins
10:00 am - 1.5 mile walk begins
$40 Cross country Run Registration fee - through August 10, 2013
$30 1.5 mile walk Registration fee - through August 10, 2013
Beach Polo to benefit Helen DeVos Children's Hospital
On Saturday, August 10, the beaches of Muskegon will host the second annual Michigan Beach Polo match. This unique, once a year event brings the excitement and splendor of polo to the beautiful beaches of West Michigan. Don't miss this opportunity to be a part of this special day.
Sat, 10 Aug, 2013 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Beach of Pere Marquette
Contact: Devin Pierson (616) 391-2000
Watch for photos of you and your friends at charitable events around town on eightWest and WOTV4Women.com. Each week Jordan Carson will show you how your participation made a difference in our community. Watch for photos and details every Tuesday during the Social Sizzle on on WOOD TV8 during eightWest!
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