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A Light of Hope is excited to announce a new partner with New Global Adventures, who will bring their event expertise to organize and host the 5th annual Be The Light 5K/10K fundraiser on Sept. 29. This night run/walk takes place in Valencia and benefits youths in recovery with A Light of Hope charity.

“We’re going to bring light into this darkness that addiction brings into families lives.” — Tim Traurig, President and Co-Founder, A Light of Hope Support Center, Inc.

Ready to make a difference in your community? Join us to be a part of the annual Be The Light 5K night run/walk in Santa Clarita. As the sun sets on Santa Clarita, we will turn our headlamps and flashlights on for our run/walk along the San Francisquito Creek Trail. Beams of light will create a visual show of community support and love. Young people in recovery—along with moms, dads, and siblings—will witness this powerful reminder that they are not alone.

Registration is now open at BeTheLight5K.com. The run/walk takes place on Saturday, September 29, 2018, it will start and finish at the West Creek Park, 24247 Village Circle, Valencia, CA 91354. Participant check-in will begin at 3:00 PM, the race starts around 6:30 PM. See website for full event details.
“Our events are about creating great experiences that have a positive and healthy impact on people’s lives. Organizing Be The Light 5K/10K allows us to reach youths in need and make a difference in our community.” —Terry Majamaki, Co- Founder of New Global Adventures, LLC.

Be The Light 5K/10K is currently seeking media press, sponsorship and partner support. For businesses that want to grow and reach a targeted and affluent audience by having their business, brand, or products represented at this event, while supporting a great cause in the community, please send inquiries to run@bethelight5k.com.

This event is brought to you through the new collaboration with A Light of Hope and New Global Adventures, the latter are creators of popular Southern California events such as the iconic Spacerock Trail Race (spacerocktrailrace.com) at Vasquez Rocks, the Sugar Daddy Race (sugardaddymarathon.com) on Father’s Day weekend in Santa Clarita, Valencia Trail Race (valenciatrailrace.com) in Valencia, CA, and Grit OCR (gritocr.com) a premier obstacle course race in Santa Clarita, CA.

About:
A Light of Hope (alightofhopescv.org) is a community of people joined in the fight against destructive actions and lifestyles we are challenged with every single day. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation that facilitates support services and activities for youth, young adults and their family members.
New Global Adventures (newglobaladventures.com) formed in 2014, based in Southern California, is a global service of software, media, and event entertainment company dedicated to making great experiences for the athletic and running industry around the world. We are creative folks who enjoy being healthy and sharing great experiences. Elevate your experience by participating in one of our races either as a runner or volunteer to discover an awesome race experience.

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Thursday, Jan 23, 2020
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley is requesting nominations from local, nonprofit organizations who would like to have their outstanding volunteer contributions recognized at Zonta’s Women In Service Recognition Luncheon event to be held Saturday, May 2, at Sand Canyon Country Club.
Wednesday, Jan 22, 2020
Kaiser Permanente celebrated the grand opening of its new Target Clinic at the Target Santa Clarita East store, located at 19105 Golden Valley Road in Canyon Country, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted last month by the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce.
Wednesday, Jan 22, 2020
Mike Jaffe, who started as a volunteer and then became a member of the board of directors for the nonprofit Michael Hoefflin Foundation, was recently appointed interim executive director, he said Monday.
Tuesday, Jan 21, 2020
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday the creation of a new NonProfit Council designed specifically for local 501c(3) nonprofits who are members of the Chamber to keep our local non-profits on the forefront in charitable giving, advocacy and regulations.
Monday, Jan 20, 2020
The Santa Clarita Valley Man & Woman of the Year Committee has set Friday, Jan. 31, at 5 p.m. as the deadline for nominations to the community's premier volunteer recognition event.

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