2020 Thanksgiving Wattle

Thu November 26, 2020 Grove City, OH 43123 US Directions
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Place
4665 Hoover Road
Grove City, OH US 43123
Description

EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 19TH, 2020, 12:45PM, OUR IN-PERSON EVENTS ARE MOVING TO VIRTUAL EVENTS. WE WILL SWITCH IN-PERSON EVENTS TO VIRTUAL EVENTS SIGN UP ONLY AT THIS POINT. THIS IS LARGELY BEING DONE BASED ON YESTERDAY'S, (NOVEMBER 18TH, 2020 FRANKLIN COUNTY 28 DAY STAY AT HOME ADVISORY.) WE SIMPLY CANNOT ASK OUR CITY RESOURCES, E.G. POLICE, STREET SERVICES, ETC. TO  WORK THIS EVENT IN LIGHT OF THIS COUNTY-WIDE ADVISORY. NOR DO WE WISH TO PUT OUR PARTICIPANTS, STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS IN ANY HARM'S WAY BY GOING AGAINST THIS ADVISORY. WE WILL, HOWEVER, PURSUE SETTING UP THE COURSE FOR THE ROTISSERIE BIKE RIDE AND THE 5K WATTLE WITH SIGNAGE FOR ANYONE SIGNED UP FOR THESE 2  IN-PERSON EVENTS TO BE ABLE TO DO THIS ON THEIR OWN, WITH WHOM THEY DESIRE, WHEN THEY DESIRE BETWEEN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. WE WILL HAVE A HELP TABLE/TENT ON THURSDAY MORNING AT THE GCHS FRONT SOUTH PARKING LOT NEAR WHERE THE ORIGINAL 5K START WAS GOING TO BE FROM 8-10AM. THIS WILL BE FOR LATE PACKET PICK UPS, LATE MASK PICK UPS,  MAPS ISSUANCES, T-SHIRT SALES, MASK SALES AND GC FOOD PANTRY NON-PERISHABLE DONATIONS,   WE WILL SET UP A PHOTO BACK DROP NEAR THE ORIGINAL 5K START, A DUCT TAPED START/FINISH WITH A FEATHER SAIL MARKINGS,  WE WILL HAVE A RESULTS PAGE SET UP FOR ALL INVOLVED IN THE 5K  TO POST THEIR RESULTS AND PHOTOS IF DESIRED. WE WILL ASK EVERYONE TO USE THE #2020GCWATTLE FOR TWITTER, INSTAGRAM AND FACEBOOK PHOTOS.WE DO ENCOURAGE ANYONE DOING THIS TO FOLLOW HEALTH DEPARTMENT GUIDELINES, E.G. OUTDOOR GROUP GATHERINGS OF 10 OR LESS, WEARING A MASK, KEEPING SAFE DISTANCE, HAND SANITIZER, ETC. WE WILL ALSO HAVE A SMALL HELP DESK SET UP ON EVENT MORNING BETWEEN 8-10AM FOR ANYONE NEEDING TO PICK UP THEIR PACKET STILL, BUY AN EXTRA SHIRT OR MASK, MAKE A FOOD OR MONETARY DONATION TO THE GROVE CITY FOOD PANTRY.  WE DO PLAN ON OFFERING PACKET PICK UP PER SCHEDULED FOR THE 5K/CHILDREN'S RUN AT WINDSOR PARK SHELTER HOUSE, MON-WED, 4-7PM. AND FOR THE ROTISSERIE ROLL FUN RIDE AT HERITAGE CYCLES, MON-TUE, 12-6PM, AND WED, 12-5PM. 

GOING  FROM "IN-PERSON " TO "VIRTUAL" IS CERTAINLY NOT WHAT WE WANTED TO DO WHEN WE OPENED UP IN EARLY SEPTEMBER.  WE APPRECIATE YOUR SUPPORT AND UNDERSTANDING.EVERYONE WILL STILL HAVE A CHANCE TO SUPPORT OUR COMMUNITY AND OUR LOCAL CHARITY TROUGH THIS ENDEAVOR AND CAN STILL SIGN UP AS PLENTY OF SHIRTS, MEDALS AND MASKS REMAIN. THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING AND SUPPORT.

AS MENTIONED ON OUR WEBSITE AND THROUGHOUT ALL OUR NEWSLETTER COMMUNICATIONS, THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS.

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