SPARTANBURG, SC – May 16, 2012 – The First Annual Spartanburg Day School 5K benefitting Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Upstate was held on Saturday, April 21st at Milliken Park. Over 140 runners participated in the “Fun Run” and $9,000 was raised.
The SDS community service organization, ASTRA, planned and organized the event. Spartanburg Day School has been affiliated with the school-based BBBS program since its establishment in Spartanburg in 2000. Because of the obvious benefits to the community at large, it is part of the SDS mission to support programs like BBBS.
Members of the BBBS of the Upstate organization were presented with the check at Spartanburg Day School on Monday, May 6, 2012.