Travelers Protective Association Hosts 4th Annual 5K Family Fun Run/Walk to Benefit Scholarship Trust for the Hearing Impaired

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08.13.19 | Jennifer Alrashdi

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Travelers Protective Association Hosts 4th Annual 5K Family Fun Run/Walk to Benefit Scholarship Trust for the Hearing Impaired

WHAT:

Travelers Protective Association of America (TPA) Post SC of the Missouri Division will host its fourth annual “Hear To Win” 5K Family Fun Run/Walk. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the TPA’s Scholarship Trust for the Hearing Impaired.

WHY:

Established by TPA in 1975, the mission of the Scholarship Trust for the Hearing Impaired is to provide aid to individuals that are deaf or hard of hearing with resources that will allow them to experience a better quality of life. To date, the Trust has distributed over $2 million, benefiting more than 5,800 individual recipients. Recipients utilize the funding from these grants to obtain the help and resources they need, including mechanical devices, medical or specialized treatment, specialized education, speech classes, note takers, interpreters and much more.

WHEN:

Saturday, August 31, 2019
Registration opens at 8:00 a.m.
Race begins at 9:00 a.m.

WHERE:

Woodlands Sports Park
1 Woodlands Parkway
St. Peters, MO 63375

WHO:

  • Participants: this event is open to all, registration is required prior to start of race
  • Organizers: members of the St. Charles-based Post of TPA
  • VIPs: TPA National Headquarters Chief Administrative Officer Albert Shoemaker

HOW:

Participants can get the registration form here, as well as other information.
Registration fee is $25

About Travelers Protective Association of American:
Originally founded in 1890 as a fraternal benefits society to provide fellowship and insurance to traveling salesmen, The Travelers Protective Association of America (TPA) is a nonprofit organization of men and women who are committed to improving the lives of others. In addition to providing exclusive benefits to more than 18,000 members, TPA provides programming through its 136 posts across the nation. These post locations promote the betterment of families and communities through child safety initiatives, community service projects and personal development opportunities. TPA is licensed in 29 states to provide accident, disability and death benefits to its members and their beneficiaries. To learn more, please visit www.tpahq.org or contact TPA Headquarters at (636) 724-2227.

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