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Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind Hosts Light the Way 5K at Nationals Park

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For Immediate Release

September 23, 2013

 

 

Contact: Jocelyn Hunter
Director of Communications
(202) 454-6422, office
jhunter@clb.org

 

Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind Hosts Light the Way 5K at Nationals Park

 

What:

Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind (CLB) invites you to its 3rd annual Light the Way 5K, an awareness and fundraising event organized to support programs and services for people who are blind, deaf-blind, and visually impaired. Events include a scenic run/walk along the Capitol Riverfront and ending on the National’s Park warning track, Kids’ Race, live music, silent auction, and great food!

 

 

Who:

Light the Way 5K co-chairs: Mark D. Lerner, one of the Principal Owners of the Washington Nationals, and Steve Neibergall, President of Safeway’s Eastern Division

Runners and walkers from across the country
Light the Way 5K’s Committee Members, which include representatives from local businesses, Fortune 500 companies, and nonprofit organizations serving the blindness community

When:

Saturday, September 28, 2013 from 6:30 a.m. – noon

Event Schedule
7:40 a.m. – Opening ceremony remarks by Tony Cancelosi, President and CEO of CLB, Mark D. Lerner, one of the Principal Owners of the Washington Nationals, and Steve Neibergall, President of Safeway’s Eastern Division

8:00 am –  Kid’s race

8:00 am – 5K timed run start

8:45 am – Walk start               

Where:

Nationals Park

1500 South Capitol Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003-1507

 

Accessible via Metro’s Green line – Navy Yard/Ballpark stop Free parking in Garages B and C

Contact:

To coordinate interviews or photo/broadcast opportunities, contact Jocelyn Hunter: 202-454-6422, jhunter@clb.org.

 

Register online at: www.lighttheway5k.org

Light the Way 5K Sponsors:

• Washington Nationals
• Safeway
• National Industries for the Blind
• Capital One
• Fleischman Foundation
• McQuadeBrennan
• Geppetto Catering
• Entenmann’s
• Chesapeake Roasting Company
• Coca-Cola Company
• Three Wire Systems
• Broad Street Realty
• iCORE Networks
• Delta Gamma
• Eagle Bank
• UTZ Quality Foods, Inc.
• Howard Insurance
• It’s About U
• Meltzer Group
• Nestle
• Washingtonian
• Washington Post
• Visionary Leadership
• CBS Radio
• ABC 7/News Channel 8
• MC Strategies
• UBS
• Eagle Bank
• Mission Foods
• Bach to Rock

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