Enjoy music, exercise and Thanksgiving fun while helping fight poverty at MUST Ministries' 10th-annual Gobble Jog.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Angela Chao
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
This week's Cobb, Douglas and Paulding Weekend & Community Spotlight features the 10th Annual Gobble Jog by MUST Ministries. The road race on Thanksgiving morning raises money to fight poverty. This year’s theme, “It’s kind of a big deal,” heralds the Nov. 22 event that will hopefully attract 10,000 runners, building on last year’s 9,453 attendees. Proceeds from the race help MUST Ministries provide 34,000 individuals each year with food, shelter, education and employment opportunities, clothing and access to healthcare to break the cycle of poverty and homelessness and foster long-term change. Visit Patch's Event Calendar for more details on the Gobble Jog and how to register. Got a great event coming up in your community? Upload it onto …
Allen Scott Gill collapsed as he finished the 10K benefit run in Marietta on Thursday.
- HOLIDAY GUIDE
Friday, November 25, 2011
Both the Marietta Daily Journal and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, citing a family friend, are reporting that Gill died of a massive heart attack and was probably dead when he hit the ground. They also say the Gills were regular runners, and Rose Gill routinely beat her husband until Thursday, when she purposely let him finish first. The funeral for Scotty Gill will be Dec. 3 at 2 p.m. at West Cobb Funeral Home, which says he lived in the Dallas area the past 15 years and was a purchasing agent for Dixie Construction Products for more than 30 years. A Paulding County man collapsed at the end of the Gobble Jog in Marietta and died Thursday. Allen Scott Gill, 53, went down just as he crossed the Marietta Square finish line of the 10K run …