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Women In Training 5K Run

The Women In Training organization will be hosting its 3rd Annual 5K Race to End Poverty. Period! this Saturday, Oct. 8th in Montgomery.

Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. in Old Alabama Town, located at 301 Columbus Street.

The annual race raises money for menstrual, dental and hygiene products to serve families in need.

The nonprofit organization was co-founded by Alabama twin sisters Brooke and Breanna Bennett.

Melanie began her career as a work study student, working in the areas of news reporting, anchoring and news-gathering. After graduating from Alabama State University, she worked as a production assistant at the local NBC affiliate, WSFA-TV. As a News Director at WVAS-FM, Melanie leads her team to produce award- winning newscasts and talk shows. Her professional achievements includes News Reporter of the Year for a number of years and awards for talk show producer, by the Alabama Broadcasters Association and the Associated Press. She is an active member of the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce. Her goals are to expand the reach of WVAS FM into more homes locally, regionally and nationally.