Strawberry Day 5K held in Clarks Summit, benefits The Gathering Place


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Kora Elliott, front, and Maeve Piasecki, both 7 and from Clarks Summit, make imprints of fruits and vegetables on paper. This arts and crafts table, run by Sue Wittmann, promotes the Appalachian Service Project.


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The Lear family from South Abington Township gets dressed up for a photo booth called Hollywood Pix & Flix, which run by Kathleen Carll of Frankie Carll Productions.


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Wendy O’Malley, employee of Pallman Farms, hands Charlie Curtin, 4, of Clarks Summit, a carton of strawberries.


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Lisa Edwards from South Abington Township crosses the finish line during the Strawberry Day 5K Run/Walk on June 21 in Clarks Summit.


Ben Freda | For Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — The second annual Clarks Summit Strawberry Day 5K Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run, sponsored by the National Running Center on Davis Street, was held Saturday, June 21. Proceeds from the event benefited The Gathering Place, a planned community, art and education center in downtown Clarks Summit. The event featured activities for children, local vendors, a bounce house, arts and crafts, a photo booth and more.

Kora Elliott, front, and Maeve Piasecki, both 7 and from Clarks Summit, make imprints of fruits and vegetables on paper. This arts and crafts table, run by Sue Wittmann, promotes the Appalachian Service Project.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_Strawberry-4.jpgKora Elliott, front, and Maeve Piasecki, both 7 and from Clarks Summit, make imprints of fruits and vegetables on paper. This arts and crafts table, run by Sue Wittmann, promotes the Appalachian Service Project. Ben Freda | For Abington Journal

The Lear family from South Abington Township gets dressed up for a photo booth called Hollywood Pix & Flix, which run by Kathleen Carll of Frankie Carll Productions.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_Strawberry-3.jpgThe Lear family from South Abington Township gets dressed up for a photo booth called Hollywood Pix & Flix, which run by Kathleen Carll of Frankie Carll Productions. Ben Freda | For Abington Journal

Wendy O’Malley, employee of Pallman Farms, hands Charlie Curtin, 4, of Clarks Summit, a carton of strawberries.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_Strawberry-2.jpgWendy O’Malley, employee of Pallman Farms, hands Charlie Curtin, 4, of Clarks Summit, a carton of strawberries. Ben Freda | For Abington Journal

Lisa Edwards from South Abington Township crosses the finish line during the Strawberry Day 5K Run/Walk on June 21 in Clarks Summit.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_Strawberry-1.jpgLisa Edwards from South Abington Township crosses the finish line during the Strawberry Day 5K Run/Walk on June 21 in Clarks Summit. Ben Freda | For Abington Journal

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