1st ANNUAL “UNIQUE-ABILITY” FUN RUN
10/05/2016

Run, Walk, Roll and join us for the 1st Annual “Unique-Ability” 1k/5k Fun Run/Walk benefiting the Sarah Bonwell Hudgins Foundation.

Online PR News – 05-October-2016 – Hampton, Virginia – Help us as we kick off the celebration of our 50th year in service helping provide a safe, happy and a more inclusive environment for those with disabilities. The Fun Run will take place on Sunday, October 23rd, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. on the joined campuses of our sponsor, Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) and Sarah Bonwell Hudgins Foundation, Inc., located at 1 Singleton Drive in Hampton, Virginia 23666. For more information please visit www.sarahbonwellhudgins.org, call (855) 234-7223, email funrun@sarahbonwellhudgins.org

Registration for the race is available at https://register.chronotrack.com/r/24385

People of every capability are invited to come out and enjoy the family friendly, music, games, food. Activities will include a petting zoo, face painting, a live band, food trucks, and much more. Bring the entire family and show your “Unique-Ability.”

Ready to walk, run and roll with us are our sponsors the TNCC family, the ever uniquely-able Eggleston Services, Ferguson Cares, TowneBank, Damuth Trane, Harleysville, TowneBank, The Ozzelfinch Craft Brewery and the Hampton Fire Department. We believe everyone should be given an opportunity to do all they can to enjoy their life to the best of their “Unique-Ability.”

We invite you to explore our web-site to find out more about the Sarah Bonwell Hudgins Foundation and our efforts to enhance the lives of our special population. The Sarah Bonwell Hudgins Foundation was chartered in 1966 as a tax-exempt, non-profit corporation. Its mission is the development and maintenance of its 38+ acre campus, with 13 buildings leased to appropriate providers who serve people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. In addition to enhancing the lives of people with disabilities, the Foundation's goals include fund solicitation and the awarding of grants, as well as education and research.

Two of the earliest benefactors to the Sarah Bonwell Hudgins Center were Mr. and Mrs. Chester Carlson who became interested in our work in 1963. Mr. Carlson was the inventor of the xerography process. We know the product today as Xerox.

The Center is named after Dorris Carlson's mother, Sarah Bonwell Hudgins. From this beginning and with the continued support of individuals and organizations, the public Sarah Bonwell Hudgins Foundation remains privately funded.

Caryl Johnson, the Interim Executive Director of the Sarah Bonwell Hudgins Foundation, says, “Mobility takes on many forms and it’s up to us to celebrate everyone’s Unique-Ability.” We look forward to celebrating with you at the 1st Annual “Unique-Ability” 1k/5k Fun Run/Walk.

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