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Mother’s Day Run raises nearly $4K for Renewal House

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CANTON - The Renewal House 20th annual Mother’s Day 5K Fun Run and Walk was recently held at the Remington Recreation Trail, Partridge Run Golf Course.

There were 33 participants and 25 sponsors who helped raise $3,965. All money received supports domestic violence and sexual assault services to victims in St. Lawrence County.

There was one grand prize – a Dyson all floors vacuum cleaner donated by Sears in Potsdam, given to the person who raised the most money. That prize was won by Colleen Stone of Norwood. A prize was also awarded to the first woman, man, girl and boy (12 and under) to cross the finish line. The winners were: Kelli Newman, Rensselaer Falls, 26:31; John Greene, Massena, 28:48; Abby Fawcett, Potsdam, 43:16; and Cullen Fawcett, Gouverneur 40:53.

Renewal House would like to thank the following sponsors for their support: Community Bank, N.A., Corning, Inc., Dr. Carl Scruggs, Dunkin Donuts, Gouverneur Savings & Loan, Hair Designs, Harrison A. Rogers Insurance, Healey Medical Practice, IGA Potsdam, Jenne & Carr Insurance Agency, Johnston’s H2O Zone, LP Thompson Insurance Agency, Lekki Hill Duprey & Bhatt, McFadden-Dier Leonard Agency, North Country Savings Bank, Pepsi-Cola Ogdensburg Bottlers, Pinto Mucenski Hooper & VanHouse, SeaComm-Massena, Sears-Potsdam, St. Lawrence County District Attorney’s Office, St. Lawrence Business Services, Inc., St. Lawrence Federal Credit Union, Stephens Media Group, Truax & Son Insurance, Witherhead Professional Services and the village of Canton for the use of the Remington Recreation Trail.

“We would like to thank all sponsors, participants and especially the community for their contributions,” said Renewal House Executive Director Ilene J Burke. “With your continued support, we are able to give adults and children the opportunity to live their lives free from violence.”

For more information about Renewal House or to make a donation, visit their website at

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