The seventh annual Jinny Scifres Run 4 A Cause 5K once again raised nearly $3,000 to support the Washington County Relay for Life. After several years of chilly, wet weather, this year proved to be the best weather yet, with sunshine and ideal temperatures. Approximately 95 individuals participated in St.Vincent Salem Hospital’s signature event.


The 2014 top finishers were:

Top 3 Male Winners                                                              Top 3 Female Winners

  1. Cecil Evans                                                                  1. Melissa Nicholson
  2. David Aly                                                                     2. Alice Blevins
  3. David Hildebrand                                                        3. Amy Carroll

In addition, we would like to thank the many sponsors who helped make this event a huge success. Gold Sponsor: Thomas E. Scifres, PC, Attorney at Law. Silver Sponsors: Jerry Hammond Inc. Heating & Air Conditioning, Knapp, Miller Brown Insurance, Pacers and Racers, Hammond Mobile Home Contracting and Salem Ace Hardware. Bronze sponsors were: Alexander Lawn Service Inc., Jay and Judy Brown, Kevin Nance, Kovert Hawkins Architects, Salem Rental, Inc. and Shrum Supply Company.

We would also like to thank all the St.Vincent Salem Hospital associates who volunteered to help, Salem Community Schools for the use of their facilities; the St.Vincent Salem Auxiliary for assisting with the event and Eye Associates for donating water.