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CONTACT: Samantha Scoles
Coordinator of Communications/PR
740-397-9000, ext. 4347

November 6, 2019


HEADLINE:  Cougar 5K supports Food For The Hungry

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — The 10th annual Cougar 5K Run/Walk will benefit Food For The Hungry as Mount Vernon Nazarene University celebrates Homecoming.


The run/walk starts at the R.R. Hodges Chapel lawn, Saturday, Nov. 16, at 9 a.m. Registration begins at 8 a.m.


To register online, visit and click on “Cougar 5K.” Cost is $20 for adults, and $10 for students through Nov. 15. Registration on Nov. 16 will cost $25 for adults and $15 for students. Participants will receive an MVNU knit hat.


MVNU and WNZR are proud partners of FFTH, which raises funds to fight hunger and provide emergency client services through the Salvation Army and Interchurch Social Services.


Mount Vernon Nazarene University is a private, four-year, intentionally Christian teaching university for traditional age students, graduate students, and working adults. With a 327-acre main campus in Mount Vernon, Ohio, and several convenient Graduate and Professional Studies locations throughout the state, MVNU emphasizes academic excellence, spiritual growth, and service to community and church. MVNU offers an affordable education to more than 2,200 students from 29 states and 14 countries/U.S. territories.

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