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Muskego Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot raises $15K for free health clinic

Posted at 5:53 AM, Dec 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-30 06:53:08-05

MUSKEGO, Wis. — Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot 5K run and walk last in Muskego in Waukesha County raised more than $15,000, and organizers announced Wednesday they are donating proceeds to the Eagle's Wing Free Clinic.

The organizers with St. Leonard Catholic Church & School said a giant check with be presented to clinic officials during mass on Jan. 9.

More than 1,430 runners and walkers registered for the Turkey Trot.

Eagle’s Wing Free Clinic is a nonprofit group providing medical services for uninsured and under-insured people - including non-emergent medical services, health education and screening, community resources, and referrals, according to St. Leonard.

St. Leonard pastor Father Dan Janasik said in a statement this year 115 people got the coveted "I outran Father Dan" ribbon.

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