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Credits: Tom Feeney
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Credits: Tom Feeney
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Credits: Tom Feeney
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A great time was had by all at the Project Home of Cranford’s inaugural Monster Dash 5K and Fun Run that was held on Sunday October 29, 2017 in Nomahegan Park. Runners, walkers and spectators all got into the Halloween spirit, some even participated in costumes. Medals were given to all children who participated in the Fun Run and Awards to the top 3 finishers for both men and women who competed in the 5K.

A collection of non-perishable foods was held at the race to help stock the Cranford Family Care pantry.

Project Home of Cranford wants to thank all the sponsors and donors who helped to make the race a success. Special thanks to their Platinum Sponsors: Arnold’s Pest Control, Deluca Disposal Solutions, Martin Jewelers, The Panagakos Family, Sitescapes Landscaping and Wells Fargo Advisors.

For 25 years Project Home of Cranford, a 501(c)3 charity has been working through Cranford Family Care to keep Cranford families in their homes during times of financial crisis. To find out more about Project Home of Cranford and mission please visit https://www.cranfordprojecthome.org and Like us on Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/ProjectHomeOfCranford.

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