Firm sponsors Blackstone Academy Charter School’s Born to Run 5K race fundraiser

PROVIDENCE (May 2, 2012) – The firm was a lead sponsor of a recent 5K race fundraiser benefiting its client Blackstone Academy Charter School.

Numerous firm attorneys and administrative staff, along with family members, participated in the “Born To Run” 5K run/walk road race in Slater Park in Pawtucket, R.I. Proceeds from the event are expected to benefit health and wellness activities at the school, which serves students from Pawtucket and Central Falls, R.I.

“We are proud to sponsor this important event,” said attorney Matt Plain. “In addition to helping raise funds for the school, the road event reinforces to students the importance of staying fit and promoting wellness in the community.”

About Barton Gilman

Barton Gilman maintains an active school law practice, and is one of New England’s leading civil litigation law firms with offices in Boston and Providence. Its experienced trial attorneys appear regularly in the federal and state courts of Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut. The Providence Business News has named the firm as one of Rhode Island’s Best Places to Work for four consecutive years (2008–2011).