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First PJC DragonFest launches Sept. 6

PJC Dragon FireParis Junior College hosts the first annual DragonFest to bring the community together for a fun filled day on campus September 6th.

A 5K fun run and one-mile walk starting from the PJC campus will kick off events at 8:00 a.m. Other activities include a car and motorcycle display, ice cream freeze-off contest, safety displays from fire and safety organizations, games for kids both big and little, information on PJC academic and workforce programs, and food offerings. The event will wrap up around noon.

To sign up for the run or walk, call 903-782-0277. All run or walk participants will receive a DragonFest t-shirt. To ensure the correct size, pre-register by Aug. 29 for $15. Participants may still sign up for $20 the morning of the event.

Participants in the event include: Paris Police Department, Paris Fire Department, Lamar County Sheriff’s Department, Paris EMS, Red River Valley Honkers Car Club, Harley HOGS, Chocolate Kettle, Red Bear Mobile Cuisine, Lamar County Health Department, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Guaranty Bank, and others to be added.

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