ASHTON — Anna’s Army 5Kwalk/run will kick off a benefit on Nov. 16 for Ashton resident Anna Richter.
Richter, a long-time Ashton resident and firefighter is battling Metastatic Malignant Melanoma. She is the daughter of Bernard “Stub” Richter of Ashton and Tammy Powell of Rochelle. She has a brother, Adam, of Ashton, and is blessed with her son, Michael “Mikey,” who is eight years old.
Anna is an employee of Crest Foods of Ashton and is a captain on the Ashton Fire Department of which she has been a member for 12 years.
This family-friendly 5K walk/run will consist of a 3.2-mile path throughout Ashton including traveling by Anna’s house. This will be a non-timed event and strollers, bikes and dogs are welcome.
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