The Goleta Education Foundation (GEF) would like to thank you for making this year’s 2017 Lemon Run our most successful race ever! We had well over 100 more participants than last year, with the winners taking home fantastic prizes like season passes for UCSB Men’s and Women’s Soccer games, free paddle board rentals, admission to MOXI, and of course lemon pies and wrist bands for the Goleta Lemon Festival. Kids enjoyed making flags at the art table, having their faces painted and powering the blender bike to make smoothies. To top it all off, everyone enjoyed delicious fare provided by Anna’s Bakery and Wahoo’s Fish Tacos.
GEF would like to thank everyone of you who participated in the Lemon Run, especially our wonderful volunteers and sponsors whose invaluable support allowed this event to come together as a celebration of Goleta community spirit.
Once the races were run, GEF had the pleasure of presenting the Goleta Union School District with a $44,000 check for developing a comprehensive kindergarten readiness program for GUSD schools that serve children and families in predominantly low-income neighborhoods. This exciting moment was made possible thanks to our generous supporters and their trust in GEF as an advocate for educational excellence in all our schools.
We’ll see you next year at the Lemon Run, and THANK YOU! It was FUN!
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Photos by Mabel Lam