FAIRFIELD — Cadets from the Junior ROTC programs at three Fairfield high schools will field teams for the Yippie Tri-For-Fun fundraiser Saturday at 24 Hour Fitness.
Participants will take part in a modified triathlon that includes a 200-yard swim, a 5-kilometer run/walk and a 15-mile spin class. It’s open to anyone who is 12 years old or older, whether or not they are members of 24 Hour Fitness.
The Armijo High School JROTC team includes Ryan Crone, Kam’ryn Duhan, Vishav Singh, Gabriel Sipin, Jesse Marin-Chicas, Ethan Wilsoncook and Anna Robertson. Fairfield High School’s JROTC team members are Trevor Conyers, Nathan Scholl, Donald Bowman-Banks, Anthony Roofner Ramos, Dammoni Quinney, Grecia Mora, Kalea Kaloi and Michelle Reynolds. Vanden High School’s JROTC team includes Tebria Reich, John Stevenson, Jeremiah Taylor, Shane Wright, Darlene Bugado and Sean Perkins.
Registration for the Tri-For-Fun event closes Tuesday. Proceeds from the event will benefit the foundation, which offers job training and experience to participating youth at the yogurt shop located at 1955 W. Texas St., No. 4, in Fairfield.
Yippie Yogurt is a job training and work experience program of Yippie Foundation, a 501(c)3 local charitable nonprofit. Yippie is an acronym for Youth Initiating Professional Preparedness In Employment.
The event takes place from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 24 Hour Fitness, 1519 Gateway Blvd., at the Solano Towne Center mall in Fairfield. To register, visit www.YippieYogurt.org. For more information, call the 24 Hour Fitness club manager at 421-7247.
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