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Last Updated: September 19, 2022

CorporateCitizen_transNew Bedford, MA, USA, October 21, 2016 – Fiber Optic Center, Inc., (FOC), an international leading distributor specializing in helping their customers make the best cable assemblies in the world, announces its sponsorship of Grumpy’s Cranberry Harvest 5K Trail Run/Walk.  This year’s 5K will take place on November 5, 2016 at the AD Makepeace Company, Tihonet Road, Wareham , MA.

Registration is now open for the Grumpy’s 5K Trail Run.  All proceeds go to the Cranberry Education Fund.

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The official RaceWire web page for registering and further information is https://racewire.com/register.php?id=6713

The race is named for Robert “Grumpy” Conway, a 46 year employee of A.D.

Makepeace Co. and a nature lover who passed away in 2010. Grumpy took photos of birds, plants, animals, endangered plants, and everything that one would find around cranberry bogs; and, used his photography as a way to teach bog owners, conservation groups, and people in general to take notice of the beauty of our area and the importance to protect that which is important to the environment.

In honor of his efforts, the race is annually set during autumn at a location where the cranberries are being harvested. Both beauty and peacefulness surround the 5K trail around the New England cranberry bog.   A catered lunch follows the race.

Fiber Optic Center, Inc. is proud to support the Grumpy’s Cranberry Harvest 5K Trail Run/Walk and the Cranberry Education Fund.  In addition to the sponsorship, FOC will have staff running the 5K.

FOC was founded in late 1991 in downtown New Bedford, MA, USA, a city known in the 19th Century as “the city that lit the world”.  Today FOC continues the tradition of lighting the world through its international business and community support.  visit: http://bit.ly/1TLwHy5

  • For further information on the non-profit organizations and volunteerism FOC supports, visit FOC Corporate Citizen: http://bit.ly/2dnUxTc
  • For further information contact: Fiber Optic Center, Inc., 23 Centre Street, New Bedford, MA 02740-6322
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