Katty Shack events raise $9K for Crime Victim Foundation

Natalie Kik-Brown, left, and Joan Grillo present a check for $9,000 to John Lazet and Cheryl VanRegenmorter on May 23. They are standing in front of the location of the start of the first memorial Katty Shack 5K run held in 2009.

The Katty Shack pasta dinner and 5K run have raised more than $100,000 for the Michigan Crime Victim Foundation since the events started 10 years ago.

Recently, organizers presented a $9,000 check from this year’s events, held April 26-27, to Cheryl VanRegenmorter, wife of the late state Sen. William VanRegenmorter, and John Lazet, president of the Michigan Crime Victim Foundation.

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