Saturday, November 20, 2010
Armenian Orphanages to benefit from Armenian Marathon "Run for Life"
Proceeds from Run for Life to be gifted to orphanages
November 20, 2010 - 13:50 AMT 09:50 GMTPanARMENIAN.Net - Run for Life competition timed to the Thanksgiving Day took place in Vahakni residential community today, November 20.
“All proceeds from this charity campaign dated to the Thanksgiving Day will be gifted to orphanages,” Hovnanian International president, Vahakn Hovnanian told a PanARMENIAN.Net reporter.
“The goal of the event is to propagandize sports and healthy lifestyle. Such marathons are annually held in New York and should be held more often in Armenia,” he said.
The event hosted 150 participants and over 100 guests, including U.S. ambassador to Armenia Marie Yovanovitch.