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Franklin 4 the Cure event set to raise funds for Children’s Hospital

Sep. 8, 2016, 9:01 AM

The  “Franklin 4 the Cure” two-day fundraising event will be held Sept. 16 and 17 in the Westhaven community, located three miles west of downtown Franklin.

Proceeds from both the Colorful Run 4 the Cure and the Concert 4 the Cure will fund discovery grants at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

The event will kick off on Friday, Sept. 16, with the Colorful Run 4 the Cure at 6:30 p.m. This 5K will wind through the landscaped streets and paved trails located in the Westhaven community. There will be several color stations along the route to get participants pumped up and even more colorful. The run will conclude with a party at the finish line that will include a DJ, color cannons, giveaways and sponsor booths.

The Concert 4 the Cure, featuring Kellie Pickler, will take place on Saturday, Sept. 17, starting at 6 p.m. on the Great Lawn at the Westhaven Residents Club, located at 401 Cheltenham Avenue. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 for adults and $15 for children 10 and under. Beverages and food will be available for purchase. A limited number of VIP Experience tickets are available for $100 per person and include hors d’oeuvres and beverages with a premium view of the concert from the balcony.

For more information go to www.franklin4thecure.org

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