Saturday, September 17, 2010, 5:00-9:00 p.m.
Hope for the Horn of Africa Red Cross Drought Relief Benefit Concert
University Presbyterian Church, 244 N. Resler.
Admission is Free. Snacks, drinks and raffle tickets available for small suggested donations.
The First Annual Stephanie Olivo Memorial 5K Run/1 Mile Walk to benefit the American Red Cross will be Sunday, September 12, 2010 beginning at 8:00 a.m. Early registration through September 10th is $20.00; late registration September 11th or on Race Day is $25.00 Participants should register online at www.raceadventuresunlimited.com or in person at Up and Running, 3233 N. Mesa, Suite 205 or 10600 Montwood. Packet Pick-up is September 11th at Up and Running, 10600 Montwood from 12-6p.m., or on Race Day at the Startline from 7:00-7:45a.m. The first 150 registrants will receive a free event t-shirt. Medals will be awarded to the top 3 male and female overall and in multiple age groups. The event will raise money for the disaster relief efforts of the American Red Cross El Paso.
About Stephanie Olivo
Stephanie Olivo was the victim of a home fire on February 11, 2010. She was a graduate of Ysleta High School Class of 2009 and was attending UTEP. Her sister Melissa, 16, managed to escape the fire and is still recovering from burns over 10% of her body. Neighbors and firefighters broke through window bars to rescue Stephanie, but she died on February 16, 2010.
About the American Red Cross
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies nearly half of the nation's blood; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization — not a government agency — and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit www.redcrosselpaso.org.
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