4th Annual Alex Valeno Exceptional Persons 5k
Gwynedd Mercy University's Special Education Club is an organization dedicated to spreading the awareness and acceptance of individuals with special needs.
In keeping with our mission and goals, we will be hosting the Alex Valeno Exceptional Persons 5K on April 10, 2016 to raise awareness and funds. These funds will used to support Special People in the Northeast (SPIN), GMercyU's Autism Institute, and Wordsworth Academy.
Alex Valeno was an active club member and co-president of GMercyU's Special Education Club until January 2013, when she suddenly passed away due to congenital heart disease. In order to honor her, the club has started The Alex Valeno Special Education Award and has designated the 5K in her name.
Register for the Alex Valeno Exceptional Persons 5K!
The Alex Valeno Exceptional Persons 5k will include:
- Performance by the Greater Kensington String Band
- Appearance by Bob Kelly from Fox 29 News
- Appearnce by GMercyU's mascot, MERV the Griffin
- GMercyU's Ms. Pierantozzi will be singing the National Anthem
- Face painting and tattoos
- Raffle baskets
- Food and Drinks
If you have any questions please contact Victoria Lineman at email@example.com.