The Sanford/Lee County Youth Council was active from 2012-2018. During that time, the Council founded the Race to Read 5K as a fundraiser to provide reading materials to local elementary schools.
Karen Kennedy (City of Sanford) and Lesa Price (Lee County Government) served as co-advisors.
Race to Read 5K Highlights
2012 Sponsors - 40 Racers Nelson and Nelson Chiropractic Sanford Beazer Homes Next Generation Youth Ministries Vemma Photography by Jimmy Haire Harvey Financial Services Southern Jewelers Central Carolina Security
2013 Sponsors - 63 Racers Delta Rho Chapter of Delta Kappa Jessica Hamilton & Terry Norris Jelly Beans Frozen Yogurt Allison Haire-Burris