Newburgh, NY July 14, 2014- This fall, Unitex a regional healthcare laundry industry business with locations throughout the Northeast, will support the Girls on the Run 5K event in Hudson Valley. With Unitex’s support and the support of other generous local companies, the Girls On The Run (GOTR) program is available to over 300 girls, making up over 20 teams for this special event and programs leading up to it.
Girls on the Run is a development program for girls in 3rd-8th grade. The program teaches life skills through dynamic interactive lessons and running games. The program then culminates with the girls being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5k running event. Girls on the Run Hudson Valley is an Independent Council of Girls on the Run International, which has a network of over 200+ councils across the United States and Canada.
For many years, Unitex has supported various programs and community events like this throughout New York and the Northeast.
“We are happy to work with and support Girls on the Run of Hudson Valley,” said David Potack, Vice President of Unitex. “These girls are the future of our community and it is important to help foster a healthy environment for them and challenge them to strive to new heights. This program truly helps these girls achieve just that and it is great for our organization to be part of it.”