2010-11-04 / Letters to the Editor

Jog a huge success

The 22nd annual Jamestown Jack O’Lantern Jog 5k Road Race was held this past Sunday. I would like to thank this year’s sponsors who made this race possible: World Trophies, Crystal Springs Water Co., the Jamestown Fire Department, the Jamestown Police Benevolent Association, Jack’s Electric, the Jamestown Women’s Club, Island Rubbish Service and the Jamestown Press.

I would also like to thank all of the local businesses that made donations for our free raffle: Ace’s Pizza, Anita Haircut, A.S. Clarke III Excavating, Balance Sport and Fitness, Bank Newport, Cathryn Jamieson Salon, Cumberland Farms, Central Garage, Clarke’s Farm, Chopmist Charlie’s, The Chemical Company, Conanicut Marine Services, McQuade’s Market, East Ferry Deli, Grapes and Gourmet, House of Pizza, Jamestown Designs, Jamestown Golf Course, Jamestown Hardware, Harry Chase of Hodgkiss Farms, Narragansett CafĂ©, Newport Orthodontics, Oyster Bar & Grille, The Purple Door, 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 on the day of the race: the Jamestown Police Department and Jamestown Emergency Medical Services, all of my fellow employees at the Recreation Department, Bill Piva, Ronnie Parfitt, Andrew Rushton, Nate “Nitro” Nordstrom, Rob Goode, Jim McLoughlin, Katie Bednarcyzk, Bonnie Jamison and the Litter Corp Team. A special thanks to Andrea Masterson for being an amazing help. Thanks again to everyone who made 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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