Vineland, NJ -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/03/2016 -- Sunday, May 22, 2016, marks the second annual You Matter' Family Fun Run & Walk in Washington Lake Park, which is located in Sewell, NJ. The event's goal is to raise awareness for mental health and suicide prevention. The charitable occasion is in honor of Joseph "Joey" DeRose, who chose suicide as his option for peace after a long battle with depression. The event welcomes participants of all levels, with a 5K run that begins at 9 a.m. and a 3K walk that begins at 9:30 a.m.
ComTec Systems, Inc., a Vineland, the NJ-based company who specializes in hosted phone systems, cloud computing and IT networking services, is proudly participating in the event by bringing employees to Sewell, NJ, to assist in raising funds for the important cause. The organization is working alongside Legacy Treatment Services to recruit as many participants, donors, and sponsors as possible.
You Matter Walk Coordinator Nick DeRose made an official statement regarding the cause:
"Our goal is to reduce & eliminate the stigma associated with mental illness and to raise awareness & support for suicide prevention. This event is a great opportunity to show support for a loved one or to simply come together for an important cause. Together we can make a difference and help eliminate the stigma associated with mental health."
The entry fee is $30 per registrant. The event will offer refreshments and music, as well as activities for kids. Every registrant will receive a complimentary shirt and picture. Interested parties are encouraged to visit https://runsignup.com/Race/NJ/Sewell/YoumatterJoeDeRose.
About ComTec Systems, Inc.
ComTec Systems, Inc. began as a family-owned business founded in Vineland, NJ in 1988. Its primary function at that time was cabling for, and installation of, small business phone systems. Over the next 25 years, the company has evolved into one of New Jersey's fastest growing and most successful business telecommunication companies. President and CEO Mike Vertolli leads the mission and vision of ComTec Systems.
For more details, visit http://www.comtecusa.net/.