Senator Bob Gordon Chairs Cupid's Chase 5k
Press Release .pdf – 38TH LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT SENATOR BOB GORDON – January 28, 2011 – Contact: Jennifer Mancuso
Senator Bob Gordon Chairs 5K to Benefit Housing Opportunities for Disabled Persons
Runners welcome to participate on February 12th
(FAIR LAWN) Senator Bob Gordon has announced that he and his wife, Gail, will serve as chairpersons for the third annual Community Options’ Cupid’s Chase 5K Run, to be held on February 12, 2011 in Glen Rock, New Jersey. “Cupid’s Chase 5K Run is a fun, worthwhile event that benefits individuals with disabilities. I believe deeply in its purpose as well as the mission of Community Options to develop housing and employment opportunities for people with disabilities. I look forward to assisting them at this event and in the future so we can provide the kind of care and support this community needs,” said Senator Gordon.
Community Options, Inc. is a national nonprofit organization incorporated in 1989 and headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey. They serve more than 1,500 people with disabilities throughout the country, with 37 offices across ten states. In Northern New Jersey, Community Options provides services and support to more than 100 people with disabilities and their families.
Registration for the 5K begins at 8:00 AM at 390 Doremus Avenue in Glen Rock. The race begins at 10:00 AM. A $20 fee is required for each participant. Checks can be made payable to Community Options, Inc. The race will feature a USATF-certified course with an official time keeper, entertainment, and refreshments for runners, their families and friends.
For more information, please contact Meredith Quinn of Community Options, Inc. by phone at (973) 390-1027, by email at Meredith.Quinn@comop.org or visit www.comop.org/cupidschase. Additional questions can be directed to Senator Gordon’s district office at (201) 703-9779 or SenGordon@njleg.org.
“Nearly 90 percent of proceeds raised by the run will directly benefit people with disabilities in Northern New Jersey,” said Senator Gordon. “I welcome all local walkers and runners to participate in Cupid’s Chase 5K Run.” ##