Discover Whitewater raises $25,000 for charities

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Staff | October 24, 2013

Five Whitewater organizations are benefitting from The Greater Whitewater Committee's inaugural Discover Whitewater Series of events on Sept. 22.

On Tuesday, Oct. 22, the GWC announced it would distribute $25,000 among Bethel House, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Athletics, W3 (Working for Whitewater's Wellness), Whitewater Unified School District and the Whitewater Aquatic Center.

The money was raised through series events, including a half marathon, half marathon relay, 5k and Fit Kid Shuffle.

According to a GWC release, the events drew 563 participants, and were aided by more than 400 volunteers.

Officials with the GWC said they were planning another Discover Whitewater Series for Sept. 21, 2014.

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