April 15, 2024

Sponsors Welcomed for The Lighthouse Run

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Participants of all ages are registering for the Lighthouse Run to benefit Pomham Rocks Lighthouse on Saturday, April 22. More than 250 runners and walkers took part last year. Businesses are encouraged to sponsor the run. All proceeds will help to maintain this historical light station. Organized by Rhode Races & Events, the Pomham Rocks Lighthouse Run will start and end at Rose Larisa Park, 701 Bullocks Point Avenue, Riverside. There are three race options: 5K walk, 5K and 10K runs., as well as a virtual component. In addition to overall winners, prizes will be awarded for the male and female category in seven age groups, ranging from Junior (18 and under) to Grand Veteran (70+). Details and registration are available at https://runsignup.com/Race/RI/Riverside/PomhamRocksRun

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 $750 Lantern Sponsor, which also provides a complimentary space for a promotional booth at Rose Larisa Park. The $1,000 Tower Sponsor also includes two complimentary run registrations. Businesses may choose to be a Partner for $100 or Booster for $50 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.

Bell sponsors to date include BankRI, Graphic Ink and Pappas OPT Physical, Sports and Hand Therapy. Key sponsors are Coca-Cola Beverage Northeast, Feeney Pinkerton LLC, Riverside Renaissance Movement, Shaw’s Supermarket, Riverside and The 133 Club. Andsager, Bartlett & Pieroni, Community & Teachers Federal Credit Union, Fred’s Service Center and Guardian Pest Control have joined as Partners.Friends of Katherine Kazarian, Liberty Tax Service and Smith Family Dental Associates are Boosters for the Run.

Businesses interested in supporting the Pomham Rocks Lighthouse Run at any level 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@cox.net

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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