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LexisNexis® Presents Annual Alpharetta Mayor’s Corporate Challenge 5K Road Race 8/14/2014

Monies raised will help ‘run’ Alpharetta Rotary Club’s continued support and involvement in local community and international projects

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions today announced the company will be the presenting sponsor for the Alpharetta Mayor’s Corporate Challenge 5K race on Aug. 28th in historic downtown Alpharetta.  The Mayor’s Corporate Challenge is an annual fundraiser hosted by the city of Alpharetta and the Rotary of Club of Alpharetta to raise money in support of a number of local and international projects.  Monies raised will be donated to organizations focused on disease prevention and treatment, water and sanitation, peace/conflict prevention resolution, maternal and child health, basic education and literacy, economic development, and stamping out human trafficking.  

 “We are looking forward to a great event, as we raise much-needed dollars and awareness of local and global projects.  This is going to be a ‘can’t miss’ evening for runners and non-runners alike,” said Karen Nolan, President of the Rotary Club of Alpharetta.  “The monies raised will go to organizations, including North Fulton Community Charities, Drake House, StandUpforKids, Lionheart Garden, Ed Isakson/Alpharetta YMCA, City of Refuge, and men and women’s health awareness organizations, among others.  We thank LexisNexis, the business community and the residents of Alpharetta for their ongoing support of this event.”

“We are delighted LexisNexis and the Rotary Club of Alpharetta have committed once again to supporting so many of our local charities and initiatives, including those in and around Alpharetta through   the Alpharetta Mayor’s Corporate Challenge,” said David Belle Isle, Mayor of Alpharetta. 

“LexisNexis and our employees are committed to helping others through community involvement and service,” said Don Welsko, executive vice president, Human Resources, LexisNexis.  “We look forward to a fun evening and helping to raise money and awareness for great causes.”

The charity run/walk begins at 5 p.m. with a range of activities for the whole family.  The free Kids Fun Run sponsored by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta will begin at 7 p.m. with the 5K race beginning at 7:30 p.m.  The evening includes Food Trucks Alley, live music, and charity spotlights supported by the Rotary club.
For more information or to register, visit www.MayorsChallenge.com.  You can also get involved from a social media perspective.  Follow the event via the Facebook page: http://facebook.com/themayorschallenge or keep track of the tweets using the hashtags #runwithrotary and #awesomealpharetta.

About LexisNexis Risk Solutions
LexisNexis Risk Solutions (www.lexisnexis.com/risk/) is a leader in providing essential information that helps customers across industries and government predict, assess and manage risk.  Combining cutting-edge technology, unique data and advanced analytics, Risk Solutions provides products and services that address evolving client needs in the risk sector while upholding the highest standards of security and privacy. LexisNexis Risk Solutions is part of Reed Elsevier, a leading global provider of professional information solutions across a number of sectors.

About Rotary Club of Alpharetta
The Rotary Club of Alpharetta is in its 32nd year.  The membership is a diverse group of men and women representing a broad base of civic, business and professional leaders in our community.  Rotarians whose core philosophy is “Service Above Self!”  are committed to create positive, lasting change in our communities and around the world.  Visit www.alpharettarotary.com for more information. #WeAreRotary

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Stephen Loudermilk
LexisNexis Risk Solutions
678.694.2353
stephen.loudermilk@lexisnexis.com