We’d like to thank everyone for their support and sponsorship of the 2015 Laurel Run! Without your kind contributions none of this would be possible. From the bottom of our hearts, THANK YOU! For those already thinking about next year’s event it’s already being planned and will take place July 15-16 in 2016. See you then!
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Pair tackling Laurel Run in memory of lost friends

Posted by Chris Anderson - July 8, 2016 - Events
Andrea Nalepa and John Pawlak

Two members of The Resource Center’s family are going to participate in this year’s Laurel Run in memory of two friends who no longer are with us. John Pawlak and Andrea Nalepa have been training in preparation for tackling the 5-kilometer walk at Laurel Run.  They’re dedicating their effort in memory of Eric Mackowiak and […]

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Laurel Run weekend includes kickball tournament

Posted by Chris Anderson - June 26, 2016 - Events

Laurel Run participants who want to support individuals with disabilities in another way are invited to return to Silver Creek the following day for a kickball tournament. The second annual “One Small KICK” kickball tournament will be held Sunday, July 17, at Silver Creek Central School.  The event is a fund-raiser to benefit The Foundation […]

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Applebee’s to hold Laurel Run fund-raisers July 11

Posted by Chris Anderson - June 25, 2016 - Promotions

On Monday, July 11, Chautauqua County residents can support people with special needs just by dining at Applebee’s. From 11:00 a.m. to midnight, the Applebee’s restaurants in Dunkirk and Lakewood will hold “Dining to Donate” promotions to benefit the 20th annual Laurel Run.  The restaurants will donate 10 percent of the cost of your meal.  […]

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Kwik Fill to raise money for Laurel Run in July

Posted by Chris Anderson - June 25, 2016 - 8K Run, Promotions, Relay Run

Area residents can show their support for people with disabilities by buying a paper sneaker at Kwik Fill. From July 1 through July 17, United Refining Company’s Kwik Fill and Red Apple Food Mart locations will be selling paper sneakers to raise money for the 20th annual Laurel Run. This is the 14th straight year […]

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Laurel Run newspaper sale set for July 6

Posted by Chris Anderson - June 25, 2016 - Newspaper Sales

While 2016 marks the 20th annual Laurel Run, another milestone will be reached as well – for the 10th straight year, the Observer newspaper will publish a special Laurel Run edition. On Wednesday, July 6, the special edition will be printed,  Around daybreak, volunteers will set out to sell the papers at various places in […]

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2016 Laurel Run dedicated to Diane Muench and Liz Rothwell

Posted by Chris Anderson - June 22, 2016 - Uncategorized

This year’s Laurel Run is dedicated in memory of two Laurel Run veterans who passed away recently, Diane Muench and Elizabeth Rothwell. Diane was one of Laurel Hotelling’s oldest and dearest friends.  Her story is similar to Laurel’s — when Diane was diagnosed with Down syndrome as a baby, her doctor suggested that her parents […]

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