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Event: The Mike O’Malley Memorial 5K to Benefit Project VISION


Dear Friends:

Mike O’Malley was the District Manager of Rutland Probation and Parole when he died unexpectedly in April of 2011. Mike had a strong commitment to the safety and strength of this community. His friends, family, and colleagues wish to honor him and his civic engagement by holding a Memorial 5K Run/Walk to benefit Project VISION. A 5K Run/Walk will be held on Saturday October 11, 2014 at 9:30am to commence and end at Giorgetti Park in Rutland. There will be a race winner’s ceremony immediately following the race and a celebratory barbecue.

If you wish to make a donation, please make checks out to United Way/Project VISION. Checks can be mailed to: C/O Jennifer Kent PO Box 175 Rutland, VT 05702. Donations will also be accepted for the barbecue (to include food and water) as well as donations for raffle items. We also welcome any volunteers to assist on the day of the race.

Project VISION is a diverse coalition of over 100 social and health service agencies and organizations, local businesses, government, local, county, state and federal probation, parole and law enforcement agencies, faith – based groups, volunteers and neighbors. Members of Project VISION are working to create meaningful change to address the issues underlying substance abuse and the related criminal activity the Rutland community is facing. For more information about Project VISION please visit the website at Project VISION web page.

For more information about the Mike O’Malley Memorial 5K to Benefit Project VISION, to become an event sponsor, or to volunteer at the race, please contact Jennifer Kent at 786-5192 or see our sponsorship information at: MOM 5K Sponsor Letter- Final (3) The paper registration form and needed waiver form link are below: OMALLEYREG The on-line registration: On-line registration. Event organizers will be following up during the months of August and September to talk with you about your interest in the supporting this special event.

Thanks for your time and consideration.


Jennifer Kent

(802) 786-5192