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11-29-2006, 11:27 PM
Run-Cycle-Stroll Event
for Child Empowerment and Protection

Saturday, December 16, 2006 9:00 a.m.
Village at Main Street - Wilsonville, Oregon

"Each year, more than 1.2 million young boys and girls are trafficked around the world for the purposes of forced labor, sexual slavery, or commercial sexual exploitation." International Labor Organization (ILO)

Village Focus International (VFI), a Portland-based non-government 501(c)(3) organization, will be hosting a fitness event on December 16, 2006, to raise awareness and provide funding for programs in Cambodia that protect children from pedophiles, prostitution, and drugs.

Please join us at Village at Main Street in Wilsonville on Saturday, December 16 for a great morning of fun and fitness as we Run, Cycle, Stroll to benefit Village Focus International. This event will be held in conjunction with the Angkor International Bike Race and Half-Marathon taking place on the same date in Cambodia. After the event enjoy holiday shopping at the nearby Woodburn Outlets, Bridgeport Village or take a scenic drive to a u-cut Christmas tree farm.

Join Village Focus International at Village at Main Street in Wilsonville for your choice of a 5K walk/run or twenty-five mile bike ride. Anyone at any skill level can get involved to support this cause.

Events: 25-mile Bike Ride, 5K Run, 5K Speed Walk, or 5K Stroll with or without a stroller
Workout for the cause indoor option enjoy a free day pass to Bally Total Fitness

Date: Saturday, December 16, 2006
Time: All events start at 9:00 a.m.
Location: Village at Main Street - 30050 SW Town Center Loop West Wilsonville, OR 97070
Directions: Off I-5, exit #283, head East, right at first light to Town Center

Suggested Adult Donation: $25 (Events open to children and teens, no donation required)

Donate online: www.villagefocus.org/donate.html - Additional donations and sponsorships gladly accepted
Register: send email to denise@eventsbyviva.com or call (503) 806-1707

More details : http://stopchildtrafficking.blogspot.com
Angkor Wat Bike Race in Cambodia - www.villagefocus.org/angkor_marathon/index.htm

Donations will support the following two programs:
PROTECT - http://www.villagefocus.org/countries/cambodia_partners/protect.html

SMILE - http://www.villagefocus.org/countries/cambodia_partners/smile.htm

Tax deductible donation receipt will be given Village Focus is a 501 (c)(3) organization