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Families run to raise money for orphanage

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Event kicked off Pomegranate Celebration Week

A run to kick off National Pomegranate Month and a week of local festivities also raised money for orphans with special needs.

Participants of the 3rd annual “Run for Your Life” 5K Pomegranate Run walked and ran around fields and orchards in the countryside near Home Grown Cellars on Saturday morning.

Jackie Lehman, owner of Home Grown Cellars along with her husband Alex, said 138 people registered for the event. Additionally, parents pushed 18 children under 5 in strollers.

Jackie said attendance increased from previous years...


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