SOURCE: Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators

September 28, 2009 08:00 ET

Legal Association to Host "Justice Jog" 5K for Charity

Laker Girls and Councilman to Attend 5K Benefitting a South Central LA Youth Nonprofit

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - September 28, 2009) - The members, families and business partners of the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators (GLA ALA) are teaming up to host the GLA ALA Justice Jog 5K on October 18, 2009.

Celebrity attendees include the Laker Girls and Los Angeles City Councilman Dennis Zine.

GLA ALA will organize a 5K Walk/Run to support A Place Called Home (APCH), a South Central LA nonprofit offering youth education, gang prevention and mentoring programs. Youth members of APCH with dreams of attending law school will also walk in the 5K.

Last year's GLA ALA Justice Jog 5K 2008 raised over $12,000 for charity with the support of 421 runners and 100 volunteers.

The GLA ALA Justice Jog starts at 8 a.m. at Warner Park, 5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd. in Woodland Hills.

A Denny's breakfast starts at 7:30 a.m. Registration is still available for $30 per adult, $15 per child (5-12).

"I am proud to be a part of such a unique event, joining different sectors of the legal community together including large LA-based law firms, businesses, athletes, families, members and friends, for a worthy, charitable and fun cause," says Jean Jewell, GLA ALA event chair.

The event is part of GLA ALA's Community Challenge Weekend (CCW), a community service initiative that encourages community improvement.

For more information about GLA and the Justice Jog visit www.glaala.org or http://www.imathlete.com/events/EventOverview.aspx?fEID=6516&z=1253210384045

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ABOUT GLA ALA:

The Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators (GLA ALA) is a 350-person nonprofit membership organization that provides educational opportunities, community service, and exchange of information to improve the quality and professionalism of management in legal services organizations.

ABOUT A Place Called Home:

A Place Called Home is a non-profit youth center located in South Central Los Angeles providing educational programs, counseling, gang prevention mentoring, music, dance and art classes. APCH believes that each member arrives at the center with skills and abilities that have not fully been realized and that one-on-one attention will increase the likelihood that members will stay in school, go on to higher education, and acquire viable jobs. To learn more, visit http://www.apch.org.

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