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Natural Awakenings Fairfield Cty/Housatonic Valley, CT

5k Run/Walk to Benefit Ann’s Place

Aug 03, 2014 03:18AM

The Amber Room Colonnade’s 6th Annual Run from the Sun 5k (3.1 miles) will begin at 6:30pm on August 21 to benefit Ann’s Place’s cancer support services. Come run or walk, take in the scenic course, and then enjoy the Amber Room’s post-race BBQ offering cold beverages, music and an awards ceremony. The race is professionally managed by JB Sports.

 Participants that collect at least $100 in pledges will have their race participation fee waived. Those that raise at least $250 in pledges will be entered into a raffle for a chance to win one of many prizes. If your company, school, club or group would like to form a team and fundraise for Ann’s Place, email [email protected].

Ann’s Place is a compassionate nonprofit agency serving Connecticut and eastern New York with professional counseling, support groups and wellness activities at no charge. They strive to help cancer patients and their loved ones create a unique pathway, through cancer, to improve their quality of life.

For more information, visit AnnsPlace.org, email [email protected] or call 203-790-6568. Ann’s Place is located at 80 Saw Mill Rd, Danbury. An open house is held on the first Thursday of every month from 2 to 3:30pm.

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