Wheels for Bri – An Incredible Day!

This article came out today on the front page of the Courier News!  It was posted on mycentraljersey.com: http://www.mycentraljersey.com/story/news/local/middlesex-county/2015/05/17/childs-cause-brings-south-plainfield-together/27500535/

Wheels for Bri was an amazing event! After months of planning and anticipation, we had an extraordinary day! I am so grateful for everyone who came out and for everyone who supported the event. I have never experienced anything like this before. The outpouring of love and encouragement was incredible!

It was wonderful to have Mayor Anesh get the runners ready for the race!

It was wonderful to have Mayor Anesh get the runners ready for the race!  Brianna’s big sister Bridget got to send them off with a “Ready, Set, Go!” into the megaphone!

My friend from college was one of the 5k race winners!  Go Villanova!

My friend from college was one of the 5k race winners! Go Villanova!

Runners at the finish line

Runners approaching the finish line!

Runner approach the finish line!

Joseph's teacher Mrs. Marra ran the 5k!  It was wonderful to have so many teachers and students participate from Grant, Riley and Lakeview Elementary School!  So many from school came out!

Brianna’s big brother Joseph’s teacher Mrs. Marra ran the 5k! It was wonderful to have so many teachers and students participate from the kids’ schools – Grant, Riley and Lakeview Elementary School! So many from school came out!

Brianna

Brianna enjoyed the live music!

Joseph's teachers from Grant came out to support the event.  It was awesome to have Miss Gross be apart of the day!

It was awesome to have Miss Gross be apart of the day too!

Family Came from Western Pennsylvania

Family came from Western Pennsylvania to be apart of the big day!

Friends came from great distances too!

Friends came from great distances too!

My friends Crystal brought her 3 week old newborn

My friend Crystal brought her 3 week old newborn Rose.

Brianna liked watching Mayor Anesh get dunked!

Brianna liked watching Mayor Anesh get dunked!

Mayor Anesh in Dunk Tank

Mayor Anesh in the dunk tank!

Bri met two service dogs and got to pet them!

Bri met two service dogs and got to pet them!

All in all, it was an amazing day! I am so grateful for everyone who worked so hard to organize this event and volunteered to make it a huge success! Many people are sending me their pictures and video so I’ll post more from the day as I get it! Thank you!

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