SOURCE: Neighbor Brigade

Neighbor Brigade

September 30, 2013 08:31 ET

Sponsors and Runners From Around Massachusetts Jump In to Support Pam's Run and Neighbor Brigade

WAYLAND, MA--(Marketwired - Sep 30, 2013) - On Saturday, October 5th, more than 300 runners, walkers, volunteers and corporate sponsors from across Massachusetts will participate in the first annual Pam's Run road race. The race was established to honor the memory of Wayland resident Pam Washek and to raise money for Neighbor Brigade (www.neighborbrigade.org), the fast growing non-profit she founded in 2010. To register for the run, visit www.pamsrun.com.

Among the long list of corporate and private sponsors are Circle Furniture, Joint Ventures, Leerink Swann, Lynch Landscape, Middlesex Savings Bank, Picardi Construction, Regan Septic, Village Bank and Washek Electric. AMP Radio's street team and popular MetroWest band The Daddios will be on hand to entertain and energize the crowd. T-shirts and gift bags will be given to all participants, and cash prizes and other awards will be awarded to the top finishers.

"We couldn't be more pleased with the response we've received both in terms of registered runners and sponsors coming on board to support Neighbor Brigade's mission of helping neighbors in times of temporary crisis," said Jayme Nowland, co-director for the race. "What better way to honor Pam than to hold an event that furthers her vision of creating caring and supportive local communities."

When: Pam's Run will take place on Saturday, October 5th, from 10:00 a.m. to noon. A party will be hosted throughout with food and fun for all ages.

Where: The race will start and finish at the Loker School, 47 Loker Street, Wayland, Mass., and offers both a 3 mile and 5 mile course.

How: It's not too late to register for Pam's Run! Visit www.pamsrun.com. It's $30 to pre-register online and $35 for on-site registration per participant. For those who wish to create a fundraising team, they can do so through Neighbor Brigade's Crowdrise Page (www.crowdrise.com/PamsRun).

ABOUT NEIGHBOR BRIGADE
With 40 Chapters in New England, Neighbor Brigade is a 501(c) (3) non-profit corporation that steps in to help when families or individuals are experiencing a temporary crisis such as cancer treatment, illness, accident, or other tragedy. A Neighbor Brigade chapter is founded and coordinated by a dedicated leader, the chapter leader, who builds and manages the community-based volunteer network. Volunteer networks efficiently schedule and provide the necessary services for their neighbors in need, including meals, rides and household errands. There are no eligibility requirements for recipients, who may self-refer. Neighbor Brigade is immediate, efficient and free, and, better yet, it's neighbors helping neighbors, facilitating and strengthening connections within a community. To learn more, visit www.neighborbrigade.org.

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