LRSC to hold Samaritans Feet Day

Journal Staff Report

Journal Staff Report

Lake Region State College will hold Samaritans Feet Day on Wednesday during its basketball doubleheader against Dakota College at Bottineau.

Anyone with a new pair of shoes will receive free admission to the game.

Head coaches Danny Mertens and Jared Marshall will also be coaching barefoot.

“It is such an honor to help put shoes on kids here in the Lake Region,” Mertens said. “This organization was started by an individual that started here at Lake Region and we are honored to be the cornerstone to help in these efforts. It is our kickoff as the athletic department for our 75th anniversary to collect 750 new pairs of shoes and distribute them in the Lake Region area.”

The women’s game begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Sports Center with the men to follow.