Sterling church hosting veterans suicide awareness 5K on Aug. 12

The sun sparkles through ice on a tree branch as the American Flag waves in the background on Friday, Feb. 17, 2023 downtown Princeton. A combination of sleet and light snow from last night formed a thin layer of ice on branches and other surfaces.

STERLING – New Life Lutheran Church, 702 W. Lynn Blvd., will host a 5K Running for Veterans Suicide Awareness at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 12.

Admission to the 5K is open to the public.

Proceeds will go toward the 22Mohawks.

Attendees can run the 5K to help raise awareness about veterans suicide. Live music is being performed, and pizza and cotton candy will be provided.

Registration is required to attend. The cost is $30. Attendees who register by Saturday, July 22, will receive a T-shirt. To register, visit

For more information, call 815-716-1380.

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