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For Immediate Release

Glowing Hard at The Great Glow Run

Historic Streets of New Bern, North Carolina Glowing with Support

NEW BERN, N.C., April 3, 2017

Media Contact:
Rachel Cox, Development Manager

Another spectacular year at The Great Glow Run.  Thanks to 426 walkers and runners who took part glowing and going during the 1-mile fun run and the 5K night time run through the streets of New Bern.


Dozens of volunteers and supporters came out for the annual event, which supports the programs at Easterseals UCP for children and adults with disabilities in North Carolina and Virginia.Glow sticks, light up crowns, tutus and smiles were abundant at Union Point Park.The Glow Run raised more than $13,000 for Easterseals UCP.

This event wouldn’t be possible without the support of our faithful sponsors including Carolina East Health System, Doubletree by Hilton on New Bern Riverfront,  Copymatic, Craven County Wood Energy, D & E Developments LLC General Contractors, WCTI News Channel 12,  Stubbs Perdue, Toyota of New Bern, International Paper, Riverside Chrysler Jeep Dodge Dealer, and Trader Construction General Contractors.


Great Glow Run Photos

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YouTube Great Glow Run Video


Learn more about Easterseals UCP at www.eastersealsucp.com


Easterseals UCP is a non-profit organization serving the special needs communities in North Carolina and Virginia.  Our mission is to create opportunities, promote individual choice, and change the lives of children and adults with disabilities by maximizing their individual potential to live, learn, work and play in their communities.


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