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Bookin' It for Backer

On Saturday, February 4th, our GSES family is hosting the "Bookin' It for Backer" 5K race in her honor. We'd love for you to join us to run or walk in honor of Coach Backer and the many lives she has impacted. Funds raised at the event will be donated to Coach Backer.

You can register for the race and pay your entry fee at https://www.schoolpay.com/link/Bookin-It-for-Backer . Specific details about entry fees, prizes, and more are included in the registration form. If you don't want to register for the race but would like to provide monetary support, you can also make donations using the same link.

If you are a business or family who would be willing to donate $500 or more to offset costs as an event sponsor, please complete the online Sponsorship Form at tinyurl.com/BackerSponsorship . Specific information about sponsorship levels, incentives, and payment are included on the form. Please pass this information along to anyone you know who might be interested in the sponsorship opportunity. All Sponsorships and Pre-Registration Forms are due by January 18, 2023, at 11:59 P.M.

In addition to the 5K race, GSES will be the host site for an American Red Cross Blood Drive in Coach Backer's honor from 12:30 to 5:30 P.M. on Thursday, February 2nd. Go to https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results?zipSponsor=GumSprings and "Book It for Backer" with the life-saving gift of a blood donation.

In her most important job, Coach Backer is the mom of Brooklyn, an 11th grader at JCHS and 5th grade twins Bryce and Braelyn who attend GSES. She is a great parent and "team mom" to many other lucky kids too.

Please tag and share to help us spread the word! We appreciate your help supporting our teacher, co-worker, and friend. Thanks for "Bookin' It for Backer!" #successatjcss