Second Polar Bear run/walk hosted

Submitted photo Participants enjoyed taking part in the second annual Polar Bear 5K run/walk June 9 in Dailey.

DAILEY — The Tygart Valley Homestead Association hosted its second annual Polar Bear 5K run/walk June 9 on the campus of the Homestead Community Center at Dailey, formerly Homestead School.

The top three winners were Brennan Shiflett with a time of 22:06, Preston Nixon with a time of 24:30, and Coty Campbell with a time of 24:60.

Other top finishers in their age group were Johnathan Dean, Emma Bell, Brandon Mahoney, Newt Nixon, Angie Kyle, Tommy Oldaker, Mary Lou Dickerhoff, Brenda Swecker, and Sandie Howell.

Other participants included Adrienne Bell, Owen Bell, Kelly Poyner, Clara Poyner, Kathy Mahoney, Hayden Hutzell, Brad Walters, Sue Hinzman, Judy Gum, Janice Brown, Mary Hannah, Tyler Shiflett, Jacob Wamsley, Michele Wamsley, Ashley White, Melinda Watson, Julie Dean, and Luanna Moore.

The Tygart Valley Homestead Association wishes to thank all businesses and organizations who donated to this event. They include: ADK Teacher’s Sorority, Bobbie’s Sleepy Sheep Primitives, Cathy’s Beauty Boutique, Frankie’s Pizza, Jo Jo’s Floral, Jones Insurance Agency, The Holistic Housewife, The Kiwanis Club of Elkins, Rennix Flowers, Studio M~, Valley Steel Service, and Degree of Honor Elkins Service Club.

All proceeds from the event will go toward electrical upgrades of the facility.

The Tygart Valley Homestead Association meets every second Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Homestead Community Center in Dailey.

For more information, call Roseann Rennix Rosier at 304-940-1855 or visit the web page at tygartvalleyhomesteadassociation.com.