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Michigan Veteran Homes at Chesterfield Township to Host Heroic Veterans Walk, Run & Roll 5K

Award recipients stand on stage at the gala displaying their certificate

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan Veteran Homes at Chesterfield Township (MVHCT) will host their Heroic Veterans Walk, Run & Roll 5K and 1K on May 13, 2023 on the campus of the Home at 47901 Sugarbush Rd., Chesterfield Township. The 1K will begin at 9 a.m. and is reserved for veteran members and their guests with sponsors, volunteers and staff participating. The 5K will begin at 10 a.m.

While registration for the 5K is closed, the Home is allowing walk ups and there are no costs to participate in the 5K due to generous donations from the local community: Friends of MVHCT – Anonymous; American Graphics Printing in Clinton Township; MGM Dumpsters in Ira; Thrivent in Chesterfield; Therapy Management Inc. in Pontiac; C.A.R.O.L.S Army Corp. in Chesterfield; Disabled American Veterans Chapter 19 in South Oakland County; and Military Order of the Purple Heart in Detroit.

In support of life enrichment activities that improve the quality of life for members, the Home is seeking monetary donations which can be made on-site during the race by cash or check, online at Michigan Veteran Homes - Make a Gift or checks can be written to MVHCT and mailed to 47901 Sugarbush Rd., Chesterfield Township, MI 48047.

Media are invited to attend to capture the event and remarks by Samantha Razminas, activities director for MVHCT. Bryon “Kip” Brand, a retired U.S. Air Force veteran, resident member and president of the MVHCT Member Council will lead the countdown to start the run/walk/roll. Media should plan to be in place at the home no later than 8:45 a.m. Media are asked to kindly RSVP to Michael Kroll at 517-285-9734 or