Zumbathon Fundraiser set for Jan. 24
Dennis and Patreece Welser and other congregants from Lakeview Christian Church, 4613 S. Main St., Akron, are hosting a Zumbathon fundraiser Jan. 24 to help promote an upcoming missions trip in February.
The fundraiser will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 24 at the Tallmadge Recreation Center, 46 N. Munroe Road.
Participants are asked to register at 5:30 p.m. The cost is a $10 donation. Zumba or dance experience is not necessary to participate.
Participants will be entered into a drawing for a hot air balloon ride gift certificate, as well as various gift baskets. A 50/50 raffle is also being planned. Raffle tickets are priced at $5 for six.
Water and light snacks will be provided to participants.
Lakeview's mission team will travel down the Amazon River in a large boat, stopping at villages along the way to provide medical and dental assistance to villagers.
For more information about the mission trip, go to www.cbm.org.br.