The Portage County Welfare Levy Citizens Committee is sponsoring the 1st Amazing Race to Protect our Children on Saturday.
The race is a fundraiser to spread awareness for the Children Services' renewal levy on the November ballot. The renewal levy will support services to protect Portage County children from abuse and/or neglect.
The race will start at 9 a.m. on the front lawn of the Portage County Courthouse in downtown Ravenna. Check in will begin at 8:30 a.m. A free lunch will be provided during the awards ceremony at 12:45 p.m.
Visit the levy committee's Facebook page to register by June 16: www.facebook.com/pcjfs.levy.
A grand prize of $500 is being offered to teams of four, 16 years of age or older unless accompanied by an adult.
Race sponsors are: Children's Advantage, Family & Community Services, The Children's Advocacy Center, The Village Network, and The Bair Foundation.