2009-11-05 / Letters to the Editor

Thanks to all for successful Jog

The 21st annual Jamestown Jack O’ Lantern Jog 5K road race was held on Oct. 24. I would like to thank this year’s sponsors, who make this race possible: World Trophies, Crystal Springs Water Co., the Jamestown Fire Department, the Jamestown Police Benevolent Association, Susan Kelly Dermatology, the Junior Women’s Club of Jamestown and the Jamestown Press.

I would also like to thank all the local businesses that made donations for our free raffle: Aces Pizza, Anita Haircut, A.S. Clarke III Excavating, Art’s Auto Body, Baker’s Pharmacy, Balance Sport and Fitness, Bay Voyage Inn, Cathryn Jamieson Salon, Cumberland Farms, Central Garage, Clarke’s Farm, Chopmist Charlie’s, Conanicut Marine Services, East Ferry Deli, Grapes and Gourmet, House of Pizza, Island Rubbish Service, Jamestown Designs, Jamestown Fitness, Jamestown Golf Course, Jamestown Hardware, Harry Chase of Hodgkiss Farms, Ocean Essence Spa, Narragansett CafĂ©, Oyster Bar & Grille, The Purple Door, Portuguese American Club, Salon Balayage, The Secret Garden, Slice of Heaven, Tricia’s Tropi Grill, Trattoria Simpatico and the Village Hearth Bakery.

I would also like to thank everyone who helped out the day of the race: The Jamestown Police Department and Jamestown Emergency Medical Services, all of my fellow employees at the Recreation Department, Andrea Masterson, Ronnie Parfitt, Andrew Rushton, Nate ‘Nitro’ Nordstrom, Rob Goode, Jim McLoughlin, Bonnie Jamison and Noah Robinson. Thank you to my mom, Joan Goldstein, for helping me during and after the race. Also, thank you, Bill Piva, for your support and leadership, as always. Thanks again to everyone who helped make this year’s Jog a huge success.

All proceeds from the Jack O’Lantern Jog will be used for the Jamestown Recreation Scholarship Fund.
Jill Goldstein
Program Supervisor
Jamestown Parks
& Recreation

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