Davies holding Walk for Water

May 18 will be a day full of activities at Davies Middle School as it celebrates its 25th anniversary and holds its annual Walk for Water service project.

The day will start with the walk, which includes a 6K run, a 1-1/4 mile walk and a 1 mile fun run for kids, from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. The walk is to raise awareness and funds to assist Plan International USA, a nonprofit that provides clean drinking water for impoverished regions like Burkina Faso.

The 25th anniversary celebration will follow the Walk for Water and will run from about noon to 3 p.m. The school will be open for visitors to tour, look through old yearbooks and photo albums, and a time capsule will be opened.

Vendors and food will be available all day during both events. Davies is looking for participants and sponsors.

For more information or for a registration form, call 609-476-6240.

Oakcrest Wall of Fame nominees needed

Oakcrest High School in Mays Landing is accepting nominations for its 2013 Athletic Wall of Fame induction ceremony, an annual tradition that honors athletic talents, achievements and contributions of Oakcrest alumni, former staff and supporters.

The awards ceremony occurs during the fall football season. It was instituted in 1994 by now-retired physical education teacher Carol Rott. If you know anyone who has made an outstanding contribution to athletics while at Oakcrest High School or after graduation, and would like to submit their name for consideration, go to oakcrest.net and click on “Sports” and then “Wall of Fame” to access the nomination form. The process is explained and you can also view former inductees.

For more information, call the Oakcrest Athletic Office at 609-625-1462.

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