Local 5K to Support the WMMC Foundation

Local 5K to Support the WMMC Foundation

Warrensburg, MO (June 19, 2017)—The Johnson County Fair Association is hosting a 5K Run/Walk as part of the lineup for the 2017 Johnson County Fair. The 5K is scheduled for Saturday, July 15 at 7:30 a.m., and all proceeds benefit the Western Missouri Medical Center (WMMC) Foundation.

This is the first year the group has hosted a 5K Run/Walk alongside the variety of other activities associated with the Johnson County Fair. It is a family friendly event held at the fairgrounds at 386 NW 145 Road, Warrensburg, MO. Register online at https://runsignup.com/johnsoncountyfair5k through July 13 for $20 per person, or register in person the day of the event for $25.

All finishers receive a medal, with awards going to the top 3 in a variety of age groups.

Fair organizers are also seeking sponsors for the event. Contact Andrew Kurz at 660-553-8419 for more information.

About Western Missouri Medical Center Foundation

The Western Missouri Medical Center (WMMC) Foundation is a 509(a)3, not-for-profit organization. Established in 1987, its sole purpose is to support and enhance WMMC’s mission. The Foundation accomplishes this by securing private gifts and financial support from individuals and area businesses. These philanthropic gifts are used to enhance existing facilities, products and services offered by WMMC. They are also used to expedite the construction of new facilities, speed the delivery of new products, bring on the latest technology and expand the medical center’s services in order to continue to meet the growing health needs of the citizens Johnson County and West Central Missouri.

About Western Missouri Medical Center

Missouri Medical Center (WMMC) is a fully-accredited acute care county medical center located in Warrensburg, MO. WMMC prides itself in emergency care, obstetrics, orthopedic and general surgery, family healthcare, internal medicine, outpatient clinics, ambulatory care, rehabilitation services and more. Inpatient services include medical, surgical, intensive, obstetrical, orthopedic, pediatric and skilled nursing care, as well as a wide range of therapeutic and diagnostic outpatient services. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Tara Carlyle

Executive Director of Communications and Development

(660) 262-7497

tcarlyle@wmmc.com