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Brownton bike-a-thon set for Sunday, May 3

The Brownton Fire Department will host the annual bike-a-thon Sunday, May 3.
Children in kindergarten through sixth grade are urged to participate by asking friends, relatives and neighbors to sponsor them, either with a specific amount or an amount per mile. Sponsorships can be taken up to the day of the bike-a-thon.
Registration packets consisting of registration, parental consent and pledge forms are available at the Brownton City Office and Security Bank & Trust in Brownton.
Participants should meet Sunday, May 3, at the Brownton Lions Shelter in the city park by 1 p.m. The bike-a-thon will taken place from 1 p.m to 4 p.m. At the end of the day, hot dogs, cookies, chips and beverages will be available for everyone who participated, including riders and their families and supporters.
The child collecting the most in pledges in each grade category (kindergarten-first grade, second-third grades and fourth through sixth grades) will receive a new bicycle. The second-place prize in each category is a $50 gift card. Every child who participates will receive a participation prize.
The Brownton Lions Club is contributing to the event by donating the bicycles, and Thrivent Fianncial for Lutherans has contributed a $250 community impact card toward the event.
Proceeds from the bike-a-thon will be used for new fire and rescue equipment.