Source: Sherman Publications

A Motherís Wish succeeds

October 10, 2012

By Joe St. Henry

Special to the Review

Sunny skies and crisp fall air greeted the†600-plus people who†participated in the second annual A Motherís Wish 10K run and 5k walk/run last Saturday.† More than $23,000 was raised by the Lake Orion-based charity that†provides financial assistance to†local women with breast†cancer and their families.† Last year,†27 women†received funds†from†A Motherís Wish.† Lake Orion†resident and Fox 2 health reporter Deena Centofanti†was the master of ceremonies at this yearís event.† Winners of the 10K race were Rick Straughen of Rochester†(menís) and Liz Henderschott of Ortonville (womenís); 5K race winners were Parker Wheatley of Grand Blanc (menís) and Emily Olsen of Troy (womenís).†