BOONE—The Coffee Buzz 5K fundraiser will be held April 23 at Appalachian State University. The event is sponsored by International Appalachian, also known as INTAPP, an organization that seeks to increase international understanding and direct involvement with other cultures and countries.
The race begins at 7 a.m. at the duck pond on campus off Rivers Street. Cost is $18 in advance, $20 the day of the event, or $15 per person for each group of five or more participants. The first 150 people to register will receive a T-shirt. Registration and race information is online at http://www.active.com/boone-nc/running/distance-running-races/coffee-buzz-5k-2016-21500352 or https://www.facebook.com/events/1684312268474164.
Proceeds will benefit a scholarship fund established in honor of Landon Hill who died after contracting bacterial meningitis while studying abroad in Spain in fall 2011. Hall symbolized what INTAPP members strive to be, serving as a leader in INTAPP and reaching out to the international students in meaningful ways.
Visit http://intapp.appstate.edu or more information about International Appalachian (INTAPP).
About Appalachian State University
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina System, Appalachian enrolls about 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.