Greene County News Report

XENIA — The Xenia Community Schools Foundation Grants Program will benefit from the a health-focused 5K walk/run Saturday, Oct. 31.

Staff, students and community members will participate in the event, which begins 9 a.m. at Shawnee Park. All pre-registered participants will receive a long sleeve t-shirt with the event logo. Registration fees are $15 for adults and $10 for students in K-12. Children under 5 are welcome to participate in the fun run and will receive a participation ribbon and a pumpkin.

The registration deadline to be guaranteed a shirt is today.

Participant registration forms are available on the Chamber of Commerce website (, and in all of the Xenia Community School buildings.

This fundraiser for the Xenia Community Schools Foundation Grants Program is a joint effort between the Xenia Community Schools and the Xenia Community Schools Foundation. The Xenia Community Schools Foundation is an Ohio non-profit 501(C) (3) corporation. Gifts made to the XCSF qualify as tax deductible charitable contributions. For information about the XCSF, visit the website ( or Facebook (Xenia Community Schools Foundation) or call the Xenia Chamber of Commerce at 937-372-3591.

Gazette news report compiled by Scott Halasz.