United Way Milton/The Big Red Run
1 Chris Hadfield Way
Milton, ON L9T 5H7
For Immediate Release
ROXUL Returning as Presenting Sponsor for The Big Red Run 2016
Milton, Ontario: The United Way Milton is proud to announce that ROXUL will be returning as presenting sponsor for one of their premier annual events, The Big Red Run. This year the event will take place on Sunday October 2nd 2016 and will be hosted at Mohawk Inn and Conference Centre. This charity event with a 10k Fun Run, 5k Fun Run, Kids Fun Mudder and 5K Trail Walk will bring the community together for an exciting morning filled with events for family and friends.
Since the inception of the run in 2011, ROXUL has been a key sponsor of the annual run. Their dedication to the community of Milton and social responsibility has help many of United Way Milton’s agencies fulfill their mandate of helping Milton families, children, youth, seniors and those in need.
Kate Holmes, CEO, of United Way Milton, says of ROXUL’s ongoing contribution to the community: “ROXUL has been an outstanding supporter of this event and has been since the inaugural year. Thank you ROXUL for the ongoing sponsorship and helping us to support so many in the community. We are so proud of our relationship with such a strong community mined company”
ROXUL Inc., located in Milton, Ontario, with additional production in Byhalia, Mississippi and Grand Forks, British Columbia, is a subsidiary of ROCKWOOL® International, the world’s largest producer of stone wool insulation. ROCKWOOL International, a publicly-held company trading on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange, operates 28 factories, employs over 11,000 people in 35 countries, and maintains a global network of sales companies, trade offices, and dedicated commercial partners.
About United Way Milton
United Way Milton was founded in 1982, with the purpose of channeling charitable donations to worthwhile local social service agencies. We have come a long way from the first, grass roots campaign, which raised $37,000. After all these years our goal remains the same, to help Milton Residents. All funds raised in Milton stays in Milton to fund local programs. Each year our services reach out to more than 25,000 Milton families, children, youth, seniors and those in need. Last year, we raised $912,000 but the need continues to grow as the community grows.
About The Big Red Run
This premiere charity event, The BIG Red Run, with a 10k Fun Run, 5k Fun Run, Kids Fun Mudder and 5K Trail Walk will bring the community together for an exciting morning filled with events for family and friends. All of the proceeds from the event will ensure the United Way Milton continues to be able to assist Miltonians of all walks of life through the funding of 27 agencies offering 44 programs and services.