August 25, 2014 – United Way/Centraide of Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry received sponsorship funds from TV COGECO Cornwall in support of their annual Zombie Run being held at McMaze on Saturday, September 6, 2014. This is the second year for the United Way SD&G event.
“This sponsorship from TV COGECO Cornwall is an amazing boost for the Zombie Run. We are thrilled and so thankful for their support. The generosity of TV COGECO Cornwall, along with McMaze and many other local businesses will help to make the run a success”, says Lori Greer, Executive Director of United Way. Greer said that United Way SD&G has benefitted from the cooperation and generosity of local businesses, farmers and volunteers for this event. “Thank you to everyone involved – it couldn’t happen without each and every one of you”.
The fun run will have runners follow a marked course through the bush, including the Haunted Walk at McMaze, 17049 Willy Allan Road; St. Andrew’s West beginning at 9:00am. “It is a 5K run, complete with obstacles, zombies and a bit of spooky atmosphere”, says Sherry Davis, Program/Event Coordinator of United Way. “Participants had a great time last year and we’re excited to see everyone’s eager participation again this year”.
Those wishing to participate can still register for the event, up to and including the day of the run. “Runners can call 613-932-2051 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Details can also be found on our Facebook page and website”, says Greer. “Come out, have a great time, enjoy the obstacles, support United Way SD&G and RUN…. Watch out for ZOMBIES!!”
About United Way/Centraide Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry: The United Way of Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry is governed by a local Board of Directors, who, with United Way staff and volunteers help to raise funds that assist 16 agencies (19 programs) throughout Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry. Our mission is to improve lives by working together with priorities focused on moving people from poverty to possibility, healthy people, strong communities and all that kids can be. For more information on United Way/Centraide SD&G, or to donate, visit unitedwaysdg.com. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Change Starts Here.