19 Argos runners race to benefit Backpack Buddies
Argos employees from the Roberta Cement Plant, as well as their family members and friends, participated in the 2nd annual Backpack Buddies 5K and Fun Run. Argos has been one of the key underwriters for this event both years and has also participated in the run.
This year, a total of 19 runners signed up on the Argos team out of a total of 176 runners. Argos received a plaque for having the second largest team in the event. Even more exciting, Loren Kulp, our electrician at Roberta, won the race for a second time with a record time of 18 minutes and 35 seconds. In addition, Loren’s daughter, Erika, came in first place in the ladies division.
Backpack Buddies is a non-profit organization dedicated to keeping children from going hungry. The organization provides children from food-insecure homes sends the child home with a backpack containing healthy weekend meals at the end of every week during the school year.