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Published March 31, 2005


2005 WALKAMERICA



On Saturday, April 30, 2005 the March of Dimes will host its Annual WalkAmerica at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton. This fundraiser incorporates thousands of volunteers participating in a fun filled day of walking to help raise money to support lifesaving research and programs to make sure every baby gets a chance for a healthy start in life. 74% of every dollar raised through WalkAmerica goes directly to support the mission of the March of Dimes through research, community programs, education and advocacy directly benefiting the Bay Area community.

WalkAmerica
WalkAmerica is a fun filled, family oriented 10K walk around the City of Pleasanton with a variety of pre- and post-walk activities. Most walkers bring their family and friends to partake in the festivities. Many of the participants are part of corporate teams from companies in the Pleasanton area. Hacienda tenants, employers, and employees are invited to join the other members of the corporate community in supporting this worthwhile event.

Participation
There are several ways for Hacienda tenants to participate in WalkAmerica.
  • Companies can put together a corporate team of walkers who would individually raise money for the March of Dimes by obtaining sponsors. It is a wonderful team building activity that benefits a cause that everyone cares about: healthy babies. Many companies use WalkAmerica as their company picnic. For more information on putting together a corporate team, follow this link: www.walkamerica.org/walk2005_formCorpTeam.asp.
  • Site or Festival Sponsorship is another option to help support the March of Dimes. Hacienda companies could garner heightened visibility through a fun and emotionally moving event which will connect your brand with the March of Dimes, one of the most well respected non-profit organizations in the country. For sponsorship information, follow this link: www.walkamerica.org/walk2005_becomeASponsor.asp.

Additional Information
Additional information relating to the event and event participation is available. Please feel free to use the contact information below for details.

Contact Information
Carla Coleman
March of Dimes
1050 Sansome Street, 4th Floor, San Francisco, California 94111
(415) 217-6368 phone     (415) 788-2802 fax     CA608@marchofdimes.com e-mail     www.marchofdimes.com/california/ WWW

Monica Ribley
March of Dimes
1050 Sansome Street, 4th Floor, San Francisco, California 94111
(415) 217-6376 phone     (415) 788-2802 fax     CA608@marchofdimes.com e-mail     www.marchofdimes.com/california/ WWW

Hacienda Owners Association
4473 Willow Road, Suite 105, Pleasanton, California 94588-8570
(925) 734-6500 phone     (925) 734-6501 fax     info@hacienda.org e-mail     www.hacienda.org WWW