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UHR’s 3RD ANNUAL WALK TO REMEMBER

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UHR’s 3RD ANNUAL WALK TO REMEMBER
Recruiting Teams, Captains, Individuals, Sponsors, Prizes
SUNDAY, APRIL 22, 2012 AT ROCKLAND LAKE STATE PARK, CONGERS, NY
Proceeds Will Benefit United Hospice of Rockland

In Brief: United Hospice of Rockland's third Annual Walk to Remember, a leisurely walk around Rockland Lake, offered in conjunction with the Rockland Road Runners' 23rd Annual Hook Half Marathon & Hope 5K Run.  Both events will be held on Sunday, April 22 at Rockland Lake State Park. To register for the Half-Marathon or 5K Run, visit www.rocklandroadrunners.org <http://www.rocklandroadrunners.org> . To register for the Walk to Remember individually or to form a team visit: www.hospiceofrockland.org <http://www.hospiceofrockland.org> and click on News and Events. To donate: http://www.active.com/donate/UHRWALK <http://www.active.com/donate/UHRWALK> . For more information download the brochure at http://hospiceofrockland.org/news-events/events/walk-remember <http://hospiceofrockland.org/news-events/events/walk-remember> and/or contact Laurie Bandremer at 845 634-4974 or email Laurie at lbandremer@hospiceofrockland.org.

What: 1. Walk to Remember at Rockland Lake to Benefit Hospice:

For the 3rd consecutive year, UHR is holding its Walk to Remember – for those who want to walk in memory or in honor of their loved one. To form a team or sign up, www.hospiceofrockland.org <http://www.hospiceofrockland.org> and click on News and Events and/or contact Laurie at lbandremer@hospiceofrockland.org <mailto:lbandremer@hospiceofrockland.org>  


2. 5K and Half Marathon at Rockland Lake to Benefit Hospice:

The Rockland Road Runners sponsors its annual 5k and half marathon to benefit UHR at Rockland Lake. To register, go to http://www.rocklandroadrunners.org/races/HMHM/index.html <http://www.rocklandroadrunners.org/races/HMHM/index.html>  or for more information, contact Steve at steveborton@verizon.net <mailto:steveborton@verizon.net> .


3. Premier Fitness of Nanuet will be doing a warm-up at 8:00 prior to the event

 
When: Sunday, April 22, 2012. 8:30 AM and Kids' Run at 8:00 AM
Same-day registration starts at 7:30 AM; Kids' Fun Runs at 8:00 AM
Hook Mountain Half Marathon & Hope 5K Run/Walk at 8:20 AM
Walk to Remember begins at 8:30 AM
 
Where:  Rockland Lake State Park, Parking Field 1, Congers, NY
Free parking for people entering the park before 8:00.
Early birds are welcome to refreshments before the Walk begins
 
Cost: Same-day registration fee is $35 for all; early entry fee for non-members is $30. (T-shirt included for pre- registrants; not guaranteed for race day entries).
 
Why: Presented by The Rockland Road Runners--Proceeds from the race help UHR continue its mission of providing comfort, care and support for those dealing with serious, life-limiting illness and their loved ones.
           
Awards:
 $100 cash prize awarded to the first place male and female overall for both the half marathon and the 5K Race.  Awards for runners in the following categories: ages 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Avanti Cup:
 The team that is the most successful fundraiser is awarded the “Avanti Cup” to proudly keep and display for one year.
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Sponsorships: A limited number of sponsorships are available.

Exclusive Sponsorships to date

Team Cup Sponsor: Avanti Healthcare, Registration Sponsor: Dr. Edward & Raselle Fisher, Winner's Banner Sponsor: AMA Laboratories, Inc. Hospitality Sponsor: Novartis Pharmaceutical

Team and Sponsorship Information:  Laurie Meltzer Bandremer, UHR, 845 634-4974, lbandremer@hospiceofrockland.org <mailto:lbandremer@hospiceofrockland.org>  

United Hospice of Rockland (UHR) serves as a resource for palliative care, bereavement support, and information about end of life issues. Founded in 1988, United Hospice of Rockland is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and meets the Standards for Charity Accountability of the Better Business Bureau, Inc.  In addition, UHR received a third consecutive 4-Star rating from Charity Navigator. UHR's mission is to enable patients with advanced illnesses to live in comfort, with dignity, and surrounded by those they love. When time matters most, UHR provides care, comfort and improved quality of life to individuals and their families and offers compassionate support to members of the community who have experienced the loss of a loved one.  For more information, call 845 634-4974, write to United Hospice of Rockland, 11 Stokum Lane, New City, NY 10956, visit www.hospiceofrockland.org <http://www.hospiceofrockland.org <http://www.hospiceofrockland.org> > or fax to 845 634-7549.

 

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