[act-ma] Veterans for Peace: 5K race at Umass Boston May 22 2010

David Fillingham dfillingham at earthlink.net
Sun Apr 11 18:48:32 PDT 2010

Runners, friends, and supporters,

The Smedley D. Butler Brigade of Veterans for Peace www.veteransforpeace.org
Presents its First Annual 5K Benefit Foot Race at UMass Boston
Sponsored by The William Joiner Center of UMass Boston http://www.joinercenter.umb.edu/

Saturday May 22, 2010
8 AM Registration
9 AM Race

Running on the sports track behind the main buildings on campus                     
Map and T directions http://www.umb.edu/parking_transport/directions.html

Proceeds from the race will benefit 
•       The Mai Tam House of Hope in  Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, a shelter for HIV/AIDS-positive widows and orphans. Funds will support the expansion of the new facility, and guarantee food and life-saving medicines to the clients.
•       Iraq Water Project. Funds will supply ultraviolet filtration units to smaller projects, such as schools, hospitals and even prisons.     

http://www.maitamhouseofhope.com/     http://www.iraqwaterproject.org/

Entry fee $20 
Register at http://tinyurl.com/yjkxjtj or on site the day of the race.

All runners are encouraged to raise pledges from friends and family. 
We suggest a minimum of $5 per kilometer.

May this become an annual event that will make us all proud.

To explore volunteering or for further info please contact: 
David Fillingham        617-230-1904    smedleyrun at earthlink.net 

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