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Float the river at Paddlefest
Get your kayak ready for this Saturdays Paddlefest, which starts at Pepper Branch Park and meanders its way to the VFW via the Barren Fork and Collins rivers. Pictured is the start of a previous Paddlefest.
If the thought of kayaking really floats your boat, the fourth annual Paddlefest is set for this Saturday.Paddlefest begins at Pepper Branch Park, ends at the VFW, and serves as a fundraiser for Kids of the Community.“It’s a great day floating the river,” said Kids of the Community coordinator Lacey Jones. “Each year more people seem to take an interest in kayaking so we’re hoping for a big turnout.”Valuable prizes are up for grabs, including three Jackson kayaks and an Orion cooler. The winner of one kayak will be drawn from all Paddlefest participants.