Team RMHC Prepares for the 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

A laser medicine technician at Silk Spa, Christina Westafer is also committed to a number of charitable endeavors. In addition to contributing time to various nursing homes and faith-based groups within her community, Christina Westafer supports the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC).

In an effort to raise funding to support families and children, RMHC is establishing a marathon team to run the 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Participants not only gain the satisfaction of completing a marathon, but their participation and fundraising efforts also help patients remain close to their families as they combat life-threatening illnesses.

The race takes place on October 12 at Grant Park. Individuals joining Team RMHC receive a complimentary race entry as well as access to a discounted marathon training program and a Web page to collect donations. Each team member is asked to raise $1,500 to contribute to the cause. A marathon eve pasta dinner and Team RMHC technical running shirt are also supplied.


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Christina Westafer

A resident of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Christina Westafer presently works as a medical laser technician at Silk Spa. She previously pursued career interests in the entertainment industry, working as an actress and spokesperson at events such as conferences and trade shows. Also a talented dancer, Christina Westafer is proficient in such styles as ballroom, jazz, and tap, and she has achieved success as an instructor, sharing her knowledge in both children’s and adult dance classes.

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