Balance Hair Spa sponsors the 2008 Mommy's Light 5K race charity event

Balance Hair Spa is proud sponsor of the 4th Annual Mommy’s Light 5K Race and 1 Mile Fun Walk charity event.

Exton, Pennsylvania — On Saturday, April 26, 2008, in the Eagleview Corporate Center in Exton, Kensey Nash and GRACO will sponsor the 4th Annual Mommy’s Light 5K Race and 1 Mile Fun Walk.  This rain or shine event is a family race day to benefit Mommy’s Light Lives On Fund®, an organization that brings joy and comfort to children and teens whose mothers are terminally ill or have died by helping them keep alive family traditions and simple pleasures.  Mommy’s Light’s free services and bereavement education materials are available to more than 20,000 children, teens and families living in the Delaware Valley region and to school counselors nationwide.

Race registration will begin at 8:00am on the 26th.  The day’s schedule is as follows: A 5K run/walk at 9:00am; a 1 mile fun walk at 9:05am; a GRACO stroller start at 9:10am; and a tot trot for ages 2 to 5 years old at 9:45am.  Cash awards will be given to the top three male and female finishers overall.  Prizes will also be given to the top male and female finishers for individual age groups.

The day of family fun will also feature a dog agility show by Carol Sagner at 9:35am. Other Race Day highlights will include Jennaphr Frederick from Fox 29 News as Race Marshall! Additionally, Schaffer Sound will provide great music all morning.  Please be sure to bring any loose change or extra money as Mommy’s Light will invite race participants to offer what they can to help sustain the organization.

Our sponsors offer Mommy’s Light tremendous support throughout the year so please be sure to visit their tables on race day. This year’s major sponsors include Kensey Nash, GRACO, MC3, The Hankin Group, Gifts of Joy, Brickside Grille, SmartPark, Bentley Systems, Krapf Bus Company, Macadam Company, Applebee’s of Exton, Elmark Signs, The Elite Charitable Foundation, Supper Supers of Exton, Todd & Todd LLP, Ed Hart – State Farm Agent, Animal Hospital of Chester County, XL Insurance, ARCUS Design, Fox Rothschild, Chester Springs Family Dentistry, Balance Hair Spa, National Penn Bank and Conlin’s Copy.

The 4th Annual Race also celebrates Mommy’s Light’s 10th Anniversary.  “Thanks to everyone who has helped Mommy’s Light grow and thrive during our first 10 years, especially our Chester County volunteers, donors and businesses,” said Laura Munts, Executive Director of Mommy’s Light.  “As part of our 10th Anniversary Celebration, Mally Beauty has designed Let There Be Light, a beautiful make-up kit for Mommy’s Light.  These kits will make a wonderful Mother’s Day present and 100% of the proceeds go to Mommy’s Light!  We’ll be selling the $35 kits at the race and they are available on our website.”