The 2016 Annual Banquet and Membership Meeting will be held Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 6:30pm at Fetzer Center at WMU (registration and check in 6:15 – 6:30pm). The evening’s events will be presented in two parts. Part I will begin with dinner provided by Fetzer Center Catering at 6:30pm and a presentation by our special guest speaker Daren Wendell, co-founder of Activewater.
Daren is a co-founder of Activewater and a graduate of Kentucky Christian University where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Youth and Family Ministries. An accomplished public speaker, Daren regularly shares about the global water and sanitation crisis at conferences, churches, youth groups, schools, and small businesses. Some of his athletic accomplishments and personal campaigns to raise money for safe water include walking 3,400 miles across the United States, cycling 4,400 miles from Oregon to Virginia, competing in several marathons and ironman events, swimming 50.6 non-stop miles across Lake Michigan in under 35 hours, and most recently, running 100 marathons in 100 days across the United States. Daren and his wife (Danielle) reside in Canton, Ohio and are currently writing a book from their many adventures.
There is a charge ($20 KAR Member Adult/$25 Non-KAR Member Adult/$10 Children age 3-10) for dinner and the presentation.
Part II will begin at 7:40pm and will include our Runner Recognition Awards, Volunteer Awards, Annual Business Meeting and Election and Door Prize Drawing. Part II attendance only is FREE of charge.
Pre-registration is required and closes at 5:00pm, Friday, March 18, 2016.