Media Advisory
Aug. 18, 2016
For Immediate Release
Brittany Racca
(337) 365-1540
(888) 942-3742
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"Be A Hero" Fun Run/Walk 

The Carl "CJ" Richard Jr. Memorial Scholarship Organization

What: "Be A Hero" Suicide Awareness Fun Run/Walk

When: Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016 at 8 a.m.

Where: New Iberia City Park, 300 Parkview Dr., New Iberia, La.

The "Be A Hero" Fun Run/Walk will benefit the Carl "CJ" Richard Jr. Memorial Scholarship Organization.

Check in for the event will be between 7 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. with warm-up at 7:30 a.m. The run/walk starts at 8 a.m. The event planners invite all participants to stay for the post event.

Registration is $30 per individual or $25 per person for teams of four or more. Prices include entry to Fun Run event, t-shirt and a souvenir bag. All registrations received after Aug. 29 or on the day of the Fun Run/Walk will be charged a $5 late fee and cannot be guaranteed a t-shirt.

Children 10 years old and younger are free, but do not receive a t-shirt. T-shirts can be purchased for $15 with early registration.

To enter:
  • Drop the attached form at New Iberia City Park
  • OR mail the attached form to
"Be a Hero" Suicide Awareness Fun Run/Walk
P.O. Box 9003
New Iberia, LA 70562

Make checks payable to Carl "CJ" Richard Memorial Scholarship Organization.

For more information, contact Angela Richard at (337) 335-4364 or Ava Richard at (337) 365-9590.

The Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official parish marketing agency promoting New Iberia, Avery Island, Jefferson Island, Jeanerette, Loreauville and Delcambre as a destination. Marketing programs target leisure travelers, business travelers, media, entertainment industry, and the travel trade including group tour planners, meeting planners, sports planners and special event planners. The bureau operates a parish welcome center in New Iberia.
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Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau
2513 Hwy 14 | New Iberia, LA | 70560
(337) 365-1540 | (888) 942-3742