essential2Life 5K Held April 27 at Liberty State Park

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A beautiful day for a great event!

The 7th annual essential2Life race was a benefit event co-sponsored and organized by more than a dozen New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania member companies of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) and the Chemistry Council of New Jersey (CCNJ).

Proceeds from the race benefit local chapters of the American Red Cross. To date, the race has raised more than $150,000 for the Red Cross.

Photos available at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/87969009@N04/sets/72157633424829312/

The Jersey Journal was there too and has photos as well…Thanks JJ!  Check out their Gallery Part 1 and Part 2: http://photos.nj.com/4505/gallery/essential2life_5k_to_benefit_american_red_cross_part_1/index.html  http://photos.nj.com/4505/gallery/essential2life_5k_to_benefit_american_red_cross_part_2/index.html

The race was sponsored by tri-state members of the ACC as part of its essential2 campaign. The purpose of the campaign is to raise awareness about the chemical industry and its impact on day-to-day life.

The Red Cross would like to thank

the American Chemistry Council, the Chemistry Council of New Jersey

and the member companies who generously sponsored this event:

 Solvay, Croda, Brenntag, Chemtura, Roche, O’Brien & Gere and IFF

Chemistry industry companies in NY, NJ, PA and DE are proud of chemistry’s contributions to modern life, from innovations in products used everyday to the economic impact in the U.S. and abroad. Chemistry is essential to safety, health, innovation, the environment, the economy…essential2 our lives.

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