5/K Run/Walk Results

Thanks to all 120 of our participants in the second annual Sadie Rose 5K, held Saturday, June 15, in Dayton.  Congratulations to overall winners Nevin Heckman and Miranda Hartman. Six new age group records were set, including Ethel Kimmell, breaking her own course record in the 30-39 division; Mary Jo Heckman, in the 50-59 division; and Neil Riemenschneider, in the 50-59 division. Reba Kline set the first age group record in the 60-69 division, and Roger Atkins smashed the previous course record for the 70-plus age group by more than 30 minutes.

First through third-place finishers in 16 age divisions were awarded roses. First-place finishers selected from an array of gift certificates donated by our sponsors. Second and third-place finishers chose from gift certificates for wings or ice cream.

To see overall results, Click Here. To see age group results, Click Here.

We’ll post a more complete race synopsis, with special thanks to our sponsors and volunteers, in the next few days.

Also, here is a link to our June Newsletter. Read about our upcoming Memorial Picnic and Balloon Release as well as various support group events and June Remembrances. To read all about it, click here.

April Newsletter and Brochure Page

We have posted our April 2013 Newsletter as well as a page for our current brochure that you can view/download/print. We have a number of events and fundraiser in April as well as testimonials and our monthly remembrances. Here again is the link for the April 2013 Newsletter. And here again is the link to our brochure page. Please share.

2013 5K Registration

Gather your family members and friends! We are excited to announce our second annual Sadie Rose 5K, Saturday June 15th, starting at Wilbur Pence in Dayton. Form teams to run/walk in memory of your child or you can register as an individual.

$20 before June 4th guarantees a t-shirt. $25 after June 4th and on race day. Family/team discount of $17/individual regardless of entry date. We are now offering an easy online registration. (Additional $2.20 processing fee applies, but we encourage you to register this way because of how it streamlines the process for you and us.)

NEW THIS YEAR: You can also invite people to sponsor you for this event. You can download a pledge form here to use for gathering sponsors and pledges. 2013 SRF Pledge Sponsorship Form.

Register by clicking this link 2013 SRF 5K Online Registration. Contact our office with questions or problems filling out the form. Click the following link to download a hard copy and mail in your form ~ SRF 5K 2013 Hard Copy.

Post-race refreshments and generous awards for each age group.

The course can be viewed by clicking this link ~ Sadie Rose 5K Course.

We also need many volunteers the morning of the race. If you would prefer to help in that way, please email us at sadieroseoffice@gmail.com or by calling 540-810-0307.

Here are a few photos from last year’s event. More photos on our Facebook page.

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Funds needed to continue

Thank you for all your support in the past. We are at a place where we need funds to continue for the next month. (April.) At this point we offer all our support and services free of charge, because we do not want to add possible financial stress to someone who needs support after the death of a child. If you are able to donate, please do so by clicking on the donate button at your left. (Or you can mail a check to SRF P.O. Box 382 Dayton, VA 22821.)

You can also donate in memory of a child. We will send a card to that family letting them know a donation was made in their child’s memory. Any amount helps. We rely solely on donations to offer this support. All donations are tax-deductible. Thank you for helping us continue this important outreach to our community… because the path of grief after losing a child should never be walked alone.

To learn more about all the various support programs we offer, hover on the “Support and Outreach” tab and read the different pages. You can also view photos of our events and ceremonies on our Facebook page. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us.

We sincerely thank you!

March Newsletter Now Posted

We have added a new monthly miscarriage support meeting and a new monthly adult only support meeting. We also have a new location for our bereaved family support meeting and are planning an Extreme Office Makeover. Read all about it in our March newsletter. Click HERE to access the newsletter or go to our website and click on the newsletter tab.

Valentine’s Coffee

Just a reminder of our special monthly coffee, Thursday, February 14, 2013, 10 a.m. – noon at our office. Coffee, tea and light refreshments provided. For those who want to connect with other bereaved families. Our office address is 206 Main Street Dayton, VA 22821. If you have any questions, email regina@sadierosefoundation.org or call or text 540-810-4351. We hope to see you there.