Let's Move Athens event planned Saturday

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Aug. 3—An event designed to raise of awareness of obesity, hunger and resources to deal with those issues will be held Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon at the Athens Sportsplex.

The Let's Move Athens event sponsored by MTM Educational Enrichment will include three-on-three basketball, the electric slide, line dancing, a blood drive, food trucks, free haircuts, a school supplies giveaway and a walk for selected causes. The nonprofit MTM hopes to support those in the community that need help with fitness, finance, faith and family.

The walk will be between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. and cost $50 for a team of 10 or $10 per person. Three-on-three basketball will start at 10 a.m. and cost $50 for a team of four. The three-point shootout entry is $20 per person. Vendors and exhibits cost $20.

For more information about the event or for walkathon and booth registration, email Jan Matthews at jannifermatthews@bellsouth.net or call 256-874-2941. The recreation center is located at 21821 Sportsplex Loop.

—erica.smith@decaturdaily.com or 256-340-2460.