Danville Express

Newsfront - August 17, 2007

Looking for help to run the Run

Organizers for Primo's Run for Education taking place Oct. 14 are looking for committee heads. The half-marathon race takes off from Iron Horse Middle School in San Ramon, and has 4,200 participants and more than 500 volunteers.

The following chairman positions are available:

* Logistics - Main contact for vendors and Iron Horse custodian; coordinate pickup of supplies, rental trucks, vendors for delivery and overall set-up; in charge of blocking off parking lot.

* Auction - Coordinate printing and mailing of donation letters; manage solicitation list; track donations; upload auction item information onto Web site; assist with promotion of the auction; contact winning bidders; report funds raised to committee.

* School Site Rep Liaison - Serve as contact and support to all Primo's Run school site reps; update/create school site information for e-mail distribution and online access; be "cheerleader" to school site reps.

Primo's Run has been the primary fundraising activity for 24 years for the San Ramon Valley Education Foundation, a nonprofit organization that supports education in partnership with the school district. Since 1982, it has given more than $2.3 million to the schools.

To learn more, call Executive Director Vanessa Chan at 242-0600 or visit www.primosrun.com. Its online auction begins Sept. 14.


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