May 9, 2021

Sponsor the Lighthouse Run

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Show your support for East Providence’s historic landmark! Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse is seeking businesses to sponsor their first Lighthouse Run, scheduled for April 24. All proceeds will help to maintain this iconic light station that is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. Organized by Rhode Races & Events, the Pomham Rocks Lighthouse Run will start and end at Rose Larisa Park, 701 Bullocks Point Avenue, Riverside. There will be three race options: 5K walk, 5K and 10K runs. A virtual component to the run is also available. Details and registration are available at www.pomhamrockslighthouse.org

All sponsors will have their logo printed on the back of the commemorative t-shirt. Sponsorship levels include a $250 Key Sponsor; a $500 Bell Sponsor, which also includes a printed mile marker; and a $1,000 Lantern Sponsor, which also provides a stand-alone sign at the finish line. The $2000 Tower Sponsor includes a stand-alone sign at the starting line and the $2,500 Presenting Sponsor will welcome participants and announce the start of the run. Businesses may choose to be a Partner for $100 and their name will be listed on a sign at post-event activities at Rose Larisa Park or they can make a donation in any amount.

Current businesses at this time that have joined in the jubilee run include Bell Sponsors Crosby Yacht Yard Inc. and Pawtucket Credit Union. East Providence Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #1 and Garceau & Co., CPA LLC are Key Sponsors. Lighthouse Run Partners include Community & Teachers Federal Credit Union, Guardian Pest Control Inc. and Wood’s Heating & Oil Service.

Businesses interested in sponsoring the Pomham Rocks Lighthouse Run can send a check, made payable to Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse, to P.O. Box 15121, East Providence, RI 02915. For more information, contact lighthouse1871@yahoo.com

The Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse is a 501(c)(3) non-profit volunteer chapter of the American Lighthouse Foundation. Proceeds from the run will support efforts to maintain this important New England maritime light station and museum that is an integral part of Rhode Island’s heritage and that is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.


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