2021 Connie Davis 5k Walk & Roll for Cancer: Fundraiser & Raffle
Name:2021 Connie Davis 5k Walk & Roll for Cancer: Fundraiser & Raffle
Date:February 24, 2021 - April 1, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 23, 2021 PANDEMIC CANCELS ANNUAL CONNIE DAVIS WALK & ROLL EVENT Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the annual Connie Davis 5k Walk & Roll for Cancer ‘in-person’ event will not take place in 2021, but that should not dull the spirit of donating to a worthy cause. LAUGHLIN – The first Saturday in March has, for the last 7 years, been dedicated to the annual Connie Davis 5k Walk & Roll for Cancer. This event, brought to you by the Laughlin Chamber of Commerce and dedicated local sponsors and volunteers, is the single event held each year in which proceeds are donated directly to the River Fund, Inc. Cancer Connection. These funds are allocated for those in need of assistance for medical transportation, medical supplies/therapies etc. and all funds stay local. This event, in recent years, has raised and donated upwards of $15k to The River Fund, Inc. Cancer Connection each April and is presented to the River Fund Board of Directors at the Laughlin Chamber’s Backyard Mixer – welcoming Spring. The money raised from this event consists of local participants $25 entry fee. “Last year we had over 500 walkers, multiple sponsors and an abundance of volunteers and we were able to donate $13,447 to the Cancer Connection” Jackie Mazzeo, President/CEO said, “This event is not possible without all of your generosity and willingness to help those in our community who are suffering the effects of cancer.” Though this ‘in-person’ event cannot take place in 2021, the Laughlin Chamber is opening the opportunity to donate to its worthy cause. Pledge Coupons will be awarded to those who donate $25 (any amount can be donated – only $25+ donations will receive a coupon). Your Pledge Coupon will enter you into the CD5KW Raffle, to be held the beginning of April in place of the Backyard Mixer. Your donation will be added to the total and be presented to the River Fund, Inc. Board of Directors during a private check presentation. Your Pledge Coupon enters you for a chance to win:
FREE entry to the 2022 Connie Davis 5k Cancer Walk & Roll
2 day/3 night stay in a luxury suite
Fine dining dinner for two
4-hour Slingshot rental via 220 Tours
Gift certificates & more!
If you would like to donate and be entered into the raffle, please visit the Laughlin Chamber of Commerce at 1585 S. Casino Dr. in Laughlin, March 1st-31st, Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM PST. Cash and Checks accepted. If you would like to make a donation via phone, you can do so by calling (702) 298-2214 ex. 0 (Credit/Debit processing fees apply.) The Laughlin Chamber is currently looking for raffle sponsors for this event. If you would like to contribute to the raffle, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
“River Fund, Inc., a Nevada 501(c)(3) non-profit organization incorporated in June 2010, accepts contributions and donations which may be deductible pursuant to the provisions of section 170.c. of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, 26 U.S.C. 170.c. Our federal tax-exempt identification number is 27-2937370.” To learn more about the River Fund, Inc. please visit www.riverfundinc.com.