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Additional race information can be found at http://musicforhealing5k.org/.
|Music for Healing 5K||
Time7:30AM EDT - 9:30AM EDT
The Inaugural Music for Healing 5K will be held at FAU on May 6th, 2018.
The Start and Finish will be at the Admin Building on campus.
Enter the campus from Glades Rd on E University Drive ( Not the main entrance but the one further east )
Tee Shirt and Finisher Medals to All Participants!
Packet pick up is currently underway at Runners Edge in Boca and The Delray Beach Running Company till Saturday at noon & Fleet Feet Sports in Delray Beach on Thursday night! You can also pick up your number and bib race morning starting at 6:30am at FAU!
Race Day Registration opens at 6:30am
The race website is... http://musicforhealing5k.org/
Ress Family Healing by Music Program at FAU
Established through the generosity of the Ress family, this unique program brings student musicians from the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters Department of Music into local treatment centers to introduce live music performances as a positive influence in the medical setting. Although these performances do not constitute formal music therapy, they do offer many of the same benefits, such as stress relief, anxiety reduction and providing a healing environment.
The graduate students who give these performances gain valuable experience in community outreach. They also learn how to provide interactive, intimate performances and to realize how they can profoundly impact people through their music.
Performances have been consistently well-received by patients, family members and healthcare staff. These live concerts clearly provide an effective distraction from the many stressors and physical discomfort that patients in treatment face on a daily basis. Not only do the student musicians reach out and touch their audience, but, through personal interaction, they are also forever touched.
Make a tax deductible gift to the Ress Family Healing by Music Program by clicking HERE.
If you would prefer to send a check, please make it payable to FAU Foundation, Inc. and mail to:
FAU Foundation, Inc.
777 Glades Road, AD 295
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Please indicate the words "Ress Family Healing by Music Program" on the memo line of the check.
Thank you for your support!
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