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CF benefit was the best ever

By Staff | Sep 10, 2010

Dear runners, volunteers and participants,

Thank you again for taking part in the annual HBS Remembering Michael 5K Run to cure Cystic Fibrosis held in Shepherdstown, on Saturday, Sept. 4.

What a wonderful day to run, eat chili and raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

The 5K raised over $3,000 in donations and in-kind contributions.

The Chili Cook Off raised over $5,500, bringing our total for the day to over $8,500 – our best year ever.

Below you will find links to the race results and photos from the race.

But first, please don’t forget our sponsors.

Our sponsors donated over $1,500 to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and represent some of the preeminent professionals in their respective fields.

Please take some time to check them out.

Firebrand Media; In The Panhandle.com; Hammer, Ferretti and Schiavoni (attorneys at law); Hau Ink; Bank of Charles Town; Rhythm and Motion Dance Studio; Center for Dermatology Erik B Hurst, MD; City National Bank; Dave Piepenbrink State Farm Insurance; Robert C Stone Jr. (attorney at law); Callahan Counseling Services; HBS Tax (Hersh Business Services).

And finally, a special thank you to our volunteers:

Betty Jo Hersh, chief organizer, balloon inflator, and spokesperson; Judy Kallam, photographer, organizer, chalk-art specialist; Mike Kallam, timekeeper, organizer, and chief trucking officer; Megan Carpenter, timekeeper, organizer, chalk-art specialist; Micah Carpenter, water station pro, cheerleader and VP of logistics; Sydney Mosley, water station pro, cheerleader and Micah-speak interpreter.

And, here you go.

Photos and events: hbsbusiness.com/index.php/rm/events/

Coverage by InthePanhandle.com www.inthepanhandle.com/local/news/article/remembering-michael-5k-raises-300

Coverage by The Journal – www.journal-news.net/page/content.detail/id/547970/Michael-s-5K-race-a-success.html