Lake Magdalene Elementary teachers Karen Riggs, left, and Kelly-Ann Deffenbaugh, present a check to Tony LaForgia of Lowry Park Zoo to help care for manatees. HANDOUT
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Published: April 24, 2013
Updated: April 24, 2013 at 09:46 AM
A portion of the proceeds from the second annual Run for the Manatees 5K sponsored by Lake Magdalene Elementary Dads' Club and Lowry Park Zoo will help finance care the zoo's manatee hospital. The fundraiser also helps the school secure a technology matching grant to purchase classroom learning aids. Students got a VIP outing as a reward from the Dads' Club for being the winners of the Classroom Competition for the most runners registered for the event.