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Run with Carl this Labor Day!

Join the Pleasant Valley Educational Foundation and the Bettendorf Community Schools Foundation on September 3, 2018 and Run with Carl!  Jog for this good cause and participate in either the 5K or 5 Mile race, or the 1/2 or 1 mile kids fun run!  Then, enjoy the awesome post race party with fun for all!

Run with Carl started in 1995 as the primary funding vehicle for the Carl D. Schillig Memorial Fund. Carl Schillig, a student at Pleasant Valley High School, was 15 years old when he died in a car-pedestrian accident while participating in the Civil War Reenactment at the Village of East Davenport, Sept. 17, 1994. Carl was active in numerous school, community and church activities. The memorial fund was established by Carl’s family to perpetuate his memory and enthusiasm for life by providing college scholarships to graduates of Pleasant Valley. The first scholarship was awarded in 1998. In 2002, the scholarship award was extended to include graduates of Bettendorf High School. After 20 years, the Schillig family decided to end the race, but still award the Carl D. Schillig Memorial Scholarship.  In the fall of 2014, the Bettendorf Community Schools Foundation and the Pleasant Valley Educational Foundation joined together to continue the race. Money raised will fund grants and scholarships for area students.

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