Jessica Schenk Memorial Turkey Chase accepting registrations

The "turkey", Patrick Edwards, runs the course with a competitor hot on his tail

Registrations for the Jessie Schenk Memorial Turkey Chase 5K are now being accepted online or by mail. 

The fourth annual event will be held on Saturday, Nov. 30, at 10 a.m. at the Catawba Island Club. The cost to participate is $20 for preregistered adults or $25 the day of the event. Youth 12 and under are $10 during preregistration and $15 at the event. 100% of the entry fees will benefit the Jessica Schenk Memorial Scholar/Athlete Scholarship fund. This award is given to Port Clinton High School seniors who will be attending an accredited post-secondary institution and who excelled in athletics, scholarship, and community involvement during high school. 

To register online, visit Paper applications are available at the Catawba Island Club, the National Bank of Ohio and by download online at

Raffle tickets are also on sale for a handmade quilt being raffled at the Turkey Chase. The tickets are $5 for one or $25 for six and the winner need not be present. 

For more information or to register, please call Ginger Schenk at (419) 797-4959 or visit

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