Cystic Fibrosis Walk Will Feature Olympian

May 16, 2014
By

Nick Goepper earned a bronze medal during the 2014 winter games in Sochi, Russia.

Nick Goepper earned a bronze medal during the winter games in Sochi, Russia.

Olympic medal winner Nick Goepper will make a stop in Batesville on Sunday in support of a good cause.

The Dearborn County native will make an appearance in the Great Strides for Cystic Fibrosis walk at Liberty Park at 1:00 p.m.

Registration for the walk begins at noon and it is free to participate.

“Because of him, we were donated some money from the Lawrenceburg casino and I collected money at his homecoming after the Olympics,” said event chairperson Linda Schomber. “We invited him to show our appreciation for that.”

Goepper has a family friend who suffers from the life-threatening disease which affects approximately 30,000 children and adults in the United States.

“Of course we would like donations but there is no charge to walk, and anyone is welcome to come to walk,” Schomber added.

Listen Live

Upcoming Events

Sep
10
Wed
3:00 pm 2014 Business, Citizen & Teacher...
2014 Business, Citizen & Teacher...
Sep 10 @ 3:00 pm – Nov 7 @ 2:28 pm
Now accepting nominations and applications for these three awards by the Sunman Chamber of Commerce. Winners will be announced at the Chamber’s Annual Awards Dinner on Friday, November 7, 2014. For more information please contact the Sunman Chamber’s website or call Anna.
Oct
5
Sun
7:00 pm Fear Factory @ RomWeber Marketplace
Fear Factory @ RomWeber Marketplace
Oct 5 @ 7:00 pm – Nov 1 @ 10:00 pm
Fear Factory southeastern Indiana’s scariest haunted house will run every weekend in October at the RomWeber Marketplace; South Street Entrance. October 5, Lights On Tour 1 pm to 7 pm and then every Friday and Saturday. October 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25, 31 and November 1, from 7 pm to 10 pm. Admission is just $5.00 for those 18 years of age and younger and $10 for those 19 years of age and older. Concessions, free arcade games and free concerts each night
Nov
1
Sat
all-day Indiana Wine Trail Fall Haul
Indiana Wine Trail Fall Haul
Nov 1 all-day
Ripley County, Indiana       2014 Events & Festivals      Fall Haul is a weekend event along the Indiana Wine Trail, at wineries located across Southeast Indiana. The event will include food samplings, special wine discounts, and a wide variety of food recipes. Hours vary.  For information call (800)559-2956 www.indianawinetrail.com .

View Calendar