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Elsie Frank 5K for Kit Clark Senior Services

May 30, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am

$25

DORCHESTER – Hundreds of participants are expected to join the family of the late Elsie Frank at the 9th Annual Elsie Frank 5K for Kit Clark Senior Services on Saturday, May 30, at DCR’s Pope John Paul II Park in Dorchester.

Elsie Frank, beloved and inspirational mother of former Congressman Barney Frank, was a passionate champion for elders; she served as President of the Massachusetts Association of Older Americans and was a delegate to President Clinton’s White House Council on Aging. The 2015 Elsie Frank 5K celebrates her work on behalf of all seniors, and all proceeds from the event will support Kit Clark Senior Services.

This 5K run will be held rain or shine, at DCR’s Pope John Paul II Park. Participants will also have the option to walk the course, if they choose. This year, the Elsie’s Kids Fun Run has been added to the day’s festivities for children ages 10 and under. All who participate in this ½-mile run are winners, with each registered child receiving a medal as they cross the finish line! Registration for the Elsie’s Kids Fun Run (requested $10 donation per child) begins at 8:30 a.m., with a 9 a.m. start.

When: Saturday, May 30

8:30 a.m. – Registration

9 a.m. – Fun Run starts

10 a.m. – 5K starts

Where: DCR’s Pope John Paul II Park, Gallivan Boulevard, Dorchester

Event Contact:  Mary Long, Senior Manager of Development: 617-533-9138 or mlong2@baycove.org

All participants, including those who choose not to run or walk, are invited to join in the celebration at the start/finish line, which features entertainment, exhibitors and more.

To register for the Elsie Frank 5K, please visit www.baycove.org/elsiefrank. For additional information, please call 617-533-9138 or email mlong2@baycove.org.

Kit Clark Senior Services has helped older adults in Greater Boston live with dignity and independence in the community since 1974. Kit Clark offers an integrated continuum of services that provide support for thousands of elders each year, enabling them to age at home with grace. With a dedicated, caring staff and a wide array of programs, Kit Clark has an enormously positive impact on the lives of thousands of senior Bostonians and their families. Since 2006, Kit Clark has been a subsidiary agency of Bay Cove Human Services. To learn more about Kit Clark Senior Services, please visit www.kitclark.org.

Bay Cove Human Services is a non-profit agency committed to improving the lives of individuals and their families who face the challenges of developmental disabilities, aging, mental illness, and drug and alcohol addiction. We accomplish this mission by providing effective and compassionate services and through advocacy and leadership. Bay Cove serves more than 6,000 people each day and 20,000 people per year throughout Boston and Southeastern Massachusetts. To learn more about Bay Cove Human Services, please visit www.baycove.org.

 

Details

Date:
May 30, 2015
Time:
8:30 am - 11:30 am
Cost:
$25
Event Categories:
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Website:
http://elsiefrankwalk.baycove.org/

Venue

Pope John Paul II Park
Gallivan Boulevard
Dorchester, MA 02122 United States

Organizer

Kit Clark Senior Services
Phone:
617-533-9138
Email:
mlong2@baycove.org
Website:
www.kitclark.org

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