May 1st, 2022: “Run for Rice, Walk for Wellness” 5K Event Benefits- New Clinic serving API Community in Southern Nevada

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Media Contact: Patranya Bhoolsuwan

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“Run for Rice, Walk for Wellness” 5K Event Benefits     New Clinic serving API Community in Southern Nevada

Las Vegas (April 6, 2022):  To kick off Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, The Asian Community Development Council (ACDC)  is holding its first annual “Run for Rice & Walk for Wellness” 5K event on Sunday, May 1st, 2022. This family event will be happening from 8 AM to 1 PM at the CSN Charleston Campus at 6375 West Charleston Boulevard, Las Vegas NV 89146. 

NEW: Race organizers are now offering a *new* student registration rate of $15.

The “Run for Rice & Walk for Wellness” 5K will raise funds for the opening of the HAPI (Healthy Asian Pacific Islanders) Medical Center and continued food distribution efforts in Southern Nevada. Healthy Asian Pacific Islanders (HAPI) Medical Center is the Asian Community Development Council’s first medical center. 81% of the Asian Pacific Islander population is uninsured or underinsured. HAPI’s mission is to meet the healthcare needs of the API community by providing quality health services and removing language barriers for the underserved, uninsured, and underinsured population in the Las Vegas Valley.

This event will also feature API-owned food vendors, vaccine clinic & a free health fair for all ages.

Ticket Prices:

$25 Individual: Includes t-shirt, medal and bib

$15 Student:  Includes t-shirt, medal and bib

$88 Non-Profit Group of 5: Includes t-shirt, medal and bib 

$100 Group of 5: Includes t-shirt, medal and bib

To register & for more information:  https://www.mightycause.com/event/Ricerun2022

For sponsorships, vendors, and volunteer opportunities, please contact 702-489-8866 or manwah@acdcnv.org.

ABOUT THE ASIAN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL:

The Asian Community Development Council (ACDC) is a nonprofit and non-partisan organization dedicated to building, connecting, and educating the Asian American Pacific Islander community in Nevada. ACDC was officially chartered in 2015. The mission of ACDC is to improve the general well-being and education of the Asian American Pacific Island and other ethnic communities in Nevada. Among the services ACDC offers includes: voter education, health insurance enrollment assistance, citizenship application assistance, vaccination clinics (Influenza and COVID-19), food distribution, College Readiness Bootcamp, and GraduAsian.