Windward NFCC Food Drive and LexisNexis 5k

There are two events along Windward in the coming weeks that are worthy of mentioning here on Roots. Please consider participating if you are able.

3rd Annual Windward Food Drive

The Windward neighborhood will host their annual food drive to benefit North Fulton Community Charities. Their food bank is always in need of donations, especially as the school year starts. Items currently in high demand are peanut butter, tuna fish, canned meat, breakfast cereal, canned fruit and diapers sizes 3, 4 and 5. You need not be a resident of Windward to participate. For more information, email Jim Gilvin at

What: Windward Food Drive
When: Saturday September 8th, 9:00am – noon
Where: Windward Boat Launch

Windward Challenge 5K Charity Run/Walk

LexisNexis will again host a charity run/walk event at their headquarters just off Windward on Alderman Drive. Participants of all ages are welcome to participate in the family-friendly event, which will include a timed and untimed 5K race as well as post-race activities for children. Proceeds will benefit KaBOOM!, a national non-profit dedicated to saving play for America’s children.

What: LexisNexis Windward Challenge 5K Run/Walk
When: Wednesday, September 19, 2012; 6:30pm
Where: LexisNexis, 1000 Alderman Drive, Alpharetta, GA 30005
Register: Online at

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