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SCTC named sponsor for 10K race

By Staff | May 18, 2012

PHOTO PROVIDED From left, John Pryor and Ed Ridlehoover, race committee co-chairs, FUSH president Bill Fellows, Al Hanser, Founder, CEO and Co-chairman of The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company, with Terry Igo, SCTC President.

Sanibel Captiva Trust Company officially kicks off the 4th annual 10K Race 4 FISH as the event’s Premier Sponsor. The race is takes place on Oct. 13 on Sanibel.

“We are delighted to once again take on the premier sponsorship in support of the 10K Race 4 FISH,” said Al Hanser, Founder, CEO and Co-chairman of SCTC. “This is a major fundraising event and we support FISH for being a great partner in this community and for the work they do helping our neighbors on our islands.”

The race begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Sanibel Community House, follows a marked 10K circuit around the island and returns to the Community House for the finish line. There also is a trade fair, aimed at the runners and their families and friends, as well as refreshment tables and water stations around the island for runners. The 10K Race 4 FISH (Friends In Service Here), is held in cooperation with the Fort Myers Track Club and is expected to attract more than 500 runners.

“The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company has been a great supporter of FISH over the years and we are delighted that they chose to be the Premier Sponsor for our 10K Race 4 FISH again this year,” said Bill Fellows. “We have had a long standing relationship with Sanibel Captiva Trust Company and we are pleased to have them as a partner in one of our most important fundraising events of the year.”

More than 40 island businesses and organizations sponsored the 10K in 2011, and more than 120 people volunteered to support and execute a great event.