Rushville Republican

May 14, 2013

Ashley Spurlin Memorial 5K walk/run is Saturday

Rushville Republican

RUSHVILLE — Saturday, May 18 is the third annual 5K walk/run for the Ashley Spurlin Memorial Scholarship Fund.

The purpose of the 5K is to raise money for the scholarship fund that was created by Ashley’s family to honor her memory. The scholarship benefits students from RCHS who plan to continue their education at Indiana State University.  

Participants may pre-register from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Saturday.  

The entry fee is $10. Checks may be made out to the Ashley Spurlin Memorial Scholarship Fund.

All monies/donations collected will go directly into the scholarship fund.

Ashley was an active 25-year-old young lady who was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Ashley bravely battled the cancer through many rounds of chemotherapy, radiation and a bone marrow transplant.

Ashley knew the importance of earning a college degree. She graduated from Indiana State University with a BS degree in marketing and a minor in business administration. She was working for Markey’s Rental and Staging as their marketing coordinator.

Ashley’s family and friends affirm that Ashley was a remarkable young woman. She is remembered for her positive attitude, her bubbly personality, her beautiful smile and her strong faith.

Ashley’s family invites you to join them on Saturday to help them honor their daughter/sister’s memory.