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    Name: MARCH 4 Parks
    Date: September 28, 2019
    Event Description:
    2019 March for Parks
    Information Sheet
    The community walk will be held September 28 th , 2019. Registration will be held between
    8:30-9:00AM at the base of Ocotillo Trail (back parking lot of NMSU-C).The walk will proceed
    up the trail to the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park starting at 9:00am . National Public
    Lands Day events at the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park will begin at approximately
    11:00AM and will include refreshments, activities, door prizes and grand prizes for the walkers.
    Come prepared for this walk by bringing your own water, sunscreen, hat and appropriate footwear.
    Grand prizes will be awarded to the top four students who collect the four highest amounts
    of money, 1st place winner will have first choice between the four possible awards: Bike or
    longboard, camping tent, hiking backpack (stuffed with goodies). 2nd, 3rd and 4th place will
    choose from the available awards.
    ?? Participants raising $75 or more will receive a family pass to visit the Living Desert State
    Park, Guadalupe Mountains National Park or Carlsbad Caverns National Park selfguided
    walks, a t-shirt, a sticker, and a water bottle.
    ?? Participants raising $50 - $74.99 will receive a t-shirt, a sticker, and a water bottle.
    ?? Participants raising $25.00-$49.99 will receive a sticker, and a water bottle.
    ?? Participants raising $10 - $24.99 will receive a sticker.
    ?? Door Prizes from participating merchants throughout Carlsbad and Artesia!
    If you have any questions about this worthwhile event, please feel free to contact Hannah
    VanScotter or Stacey Frakes at 575-234-1703 or hvanscotter@jmacarlsbad.com
    Adult marchers (children marchers under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an
    adult) will be allowed free entry to the Living Desert on the day of the march.
    To encourage student/classroom participation in fundraising, MFP will reimburse the cost of
    transportation to a local park for each classroom/group that raises the amount listed below. To
    earn a trip to the following areas raise the amounts as follows:
    Living Desert State Park $100
    Brantley Lake State Park $125
    Carlsbad Caverns National Park $200
    Guadalupe Mountains National Park $300
    Sitting Bull Falls Recreation Area $300
    If you are in the Carlsbad School District the field trip must be curriculum-based and must be
    approved.
    All pledge sheets are to be turned in on September 28th at time of registration.
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