Published on March 9th, 2018 | by University Communications


Join the Lakeland Education Center for 2018 Winter Haven Charity Challenge – April 15

Join the Saint Leo University Lakeland Education Center team in an attempt to set a Guinness World Record on Sunday, April 15.

Faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends are invited to participate in the Winter Haven Charity Challenge and Human Awareness Ribbon event at Publix Field at Joker Merchant Stadium, 2301 Lakeland Hills Blvd., Lakeland, FL 33805.

The goal is to form the “largest human awareness ribbon,” while raising funds for the American Cancer Society. Saudi Arabia holds the record with 8,264 people and organizers of the Polk County (FL) event hope to have 10,000 people participate. A Guinness adjudicator will be on site

Participants will receive and wear purple ponchos. Purple was selected to represent all cancers. A donation is required, which includes admission to the Flying Tigers baseball game at 1:05 p.m. The gates open at 9 a.m. Participants will form the giant ribbon on the field at 11:30 a.m.

To participate and represent Saint Leo at this community event, contact the Saint Leo Lakeland Education Center at (863) 337-4900.

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