Cortland Challengers’ Run For IT Team fundraiser Saturday

Thomas, WV – The Cortland Challengers Run For IT team will provide free parking and concession items in the Cortland Acres parking lot during the Mountaineer Days fireworks display this Saturday. In addition to free parking, hot dogs, pepperoni rolls, popcorn, soft drinks, water and glow-in-the-dark trinkets will be sold to benefit the residents of Cortland Acres. Concessions will open around 6:30 p.m. and continue while supplies last.

2016 Run For IT teammates – (top row) Ashton Lycliter, Teresa Lycliter, Jason Nelson (bottom row) Lois Nelson, Tracy Teets

Now in its third year, the annual Foundation fundraiser provides a safe and family-friendly venue to view the fireworks. “We really have a fantastic vantage point for enjoying the fireworks and relaxing with family,” explains Run For IT Team Co-Captain, Teresa Lycliter. “It’s so nice to see people come out and support the Cortland Challengers team year after year. Every dollar raised for the Challengers benefit the residents of Cortland Acres.”

Run For IT is a 2k walk or 5k race through scenic Davis during the annual Leaf Peepers Festival. A Tucker Community Foundation event, Run For IT provides an outlet to invest in the local community. For online registration and a current list of teams, visit

Cortland Foundation, a 501©3 organization, is dedicated to helping Cortland Acres continue to provide and expand quality care and services to the local and surrounding communities. Cortland Acres is a non-profit corporation offering state-of-the-art nursing care and skilled rehabilitation on a spacious 35-acre campus is the heart of scenic Tucker County, West Virginia. The Cortland campus includes a 94-bed long-term care facility, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation and therapy options, as well as a variety of independent living opportunities. For more information call 304-463-4181 or visit

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