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More Than 200 Participate in 4th Annual Christian Record Services EYE RUN


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By Jeri Lyn Rogge

Photo by Altitude Motion Media, submitted by Christian Record Services Inc.

Christian Record Services Inc. hosted the fourth-annual EYE RUN on Oct. 2, 2016, at Holmes Lake Park in Lincoln, Nebraska. Each year, the EYE RUN offers opportunities for children, adults, and families to walk or run, discover healthy lifestyle choices, and learn about supportive services for individuals who are blind.

The total 2016 EYE RUN walker/runner count from all locations was 215. Among this number were participants from nine states as well as 22 members of the Gothenburg Seventh-day Adventist Church in Nebraska, which hosted its own satellite EYE RUN.

“Thanks to the participants and sponsors who partnered with us for this annual event,” stated Diane Thurber, Christian Record president. “We were pleased with the response and appreciative of the strong commitment to promoting awareness and a healthy lifestyle.”

Proceeds from this annual event help fund Christian Record’s programs and services for people who are blind.

Christian Record Services, Inc. is a ministry of compassion of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America to people who are blind. Christian Record offers braille, audio, and large print reading materials, including Bibles and Bible study guides, magazines, and a lending library.

Additionally, National Camps for Blind Children, a Christian Record program, sponsors summer and winter camps in locations across North America. All services and programs are offered free of charge to individuals who are blind or incapable of holding reading material. Generous financial sponsor support enables Christian Record to provide these services and programs. Learn more at www.ChristianRecord.org.

— Jeri Lyn Rogge is communication director for Christian Record Services Inc.

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