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Camp Hopewell

Camps for all ages, interests offered

Oxford offers several summer camps for children. Low cost or free camps are also offered close by. (May 19, 2014, Page 1)

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    Getting ready for 2014 Run for Hope

    It’s never too early to make plans for the annual Run for Hope Half Marathon and 5K. Editor Don Whitten talks with Race Co-Director Lynn Sloan about opportunities for runners, sponsors and volunteers for the race that’s set for Feb. 22. (October 30, 2013, Page 4)

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      Time of transition at Clear Water U as Howie retires

      Earlier this month at Camp Hopewell in Lafayette County, supporters and volunteers of Living Waters of the World celebrated 20 years of training volunteers to install water systems to those in need and honored the service of Wil Howie, who recently stepped down as the executive director of organization. (September 13, 2013, Page 1B)

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        Preparations under way for Run for Hope

        Run for Hope, which helps fund scholarships to send youngsters with Type 1 diabetes to a special camp at Camp Hopewell, is coming up in a few months, and Editor Don Whitten takes a look at the event and what race organizers are doing as they move closer to the popular event. (December 5, 2012, Page 4)

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          Olympic skier visits with fellow diabetics

          Olympic skier Kris Freeman spent a day with 94 children at Camp Hopewell’s Diabetes Camp this week. Freeman was diagnosed with diabetes at 19 years old and has competed in three winter Olympics despite his illness. (June 29, 2012, Page 1B, 3B)

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            Runs aid kids’ diabetes camp

            On Saturday, the Run for Hope 5K run and half marathon will  be held in Oxford. More than 500 runners have already signed up for the race and organizers expect another 150 to join as walk-ins on Saturday.

            The race begins at 8:30 a.m. for the half-marathon and 8:45 a.m. for the 5K run. The race will begin at the Oxford Convention Center off Sisk Boulevard. (February 22, 2011, Page 1)

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              Run for Hope half marathon, 5K drawing near

              Last year’s inaugural Run For Hope Half Marathon and 5K Run attracted more than 600 participants and was a community-wide affair that benefits camps for youngsters with diabetes and cancer at Camp Hopewell. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at plans underway for this year’s event, set for Feb. 26. For more information, check out the race website at www.oxfordrun4hope.com. (January 28, 2011, Page 4A)

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                Run to fund camps

                On Saturday, a half-marathon and 5K run, Run4Hope, will be held in Oxford to benefit Camp Hopewell’s diabetes camp. More than 600 runners have already signed up for the race and organizers another 100 to join as walk-ins on Saturday. (February 26, 2010, Page 1A)

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                  Run for Hope a community-wide event

                  Many local runners are taking part and many other citizens have volunteered for a wide variety of jobs at Saturday’s Run for Hope Half Marathon and 5-K run. Now, it’s time for the rest of us to do our part to cheer everyone on as they take part in a local event that helps a special cause at Camp Hopewell and could mean so much to the community. (February 24, 2010, Page 4)

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