"I was happy to see so many other monkey enthusiasts out there!" - April Smith, founder of Everything Monkeys.
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Redmond, WA (PRWEB) May 27, 2010
EverythingMonkeys.com co-sponsored the first annual Monkey Run 5K held Sunday, May 23rd in Snohomish, WA on the Centennial Trail. This was the first race sponsored by the company, and the theme couldn’t have been a more fitting one. A booth was set up at the event to showcase the many monkey related products available at Everything Monkeys and garnered a large amount of attention from the attendees, some snatching up merchandise to bring with them during the race to show off their monkey flair.
The Monkey Run benefits the Snohomish County Volunteer Search and Rescue. Everything Monkeys provided plush monkeys to the top finalists as well as pledged 10% of booth sales to go to SCVSAR.
The event was forecast for fair weather but instead ended up wet and cold, not surprising for the Pacific Northwest. Despite the weather, the excitement and energy around the Everything Monkeys booth was high. “I was happy to see so many other monkey enthusiasts out there,” said April Smith, founder of Everything Monkeys.
About Everything Monkeys
Everything Monkeys is an online retailer based in Redmond, WA and is owned and operated by April Smith. They specialize in monkey-themed items including monkey gifts, games, stuffed monkeys, sock monkeys, and baby products.
Smith started Everything Monkeys in September 2009. The idea for Everything Monkeys came a couple of years earlier when she saw the cutest monkey gift bag at a store and thought, “wouldn't it be great if there was one place that was full of cute monkey products?” April decided to make that a reality. Visit Everything Monkeys at http://www.everythingmonkeys.com.
About the Monkey Run
The Monkey Run is a 5K race to benefit the Snohomish County Volunteer Search and Rescue (SCVSAR). SCVSAR is a self funded all-volunteer non-profit organization comprised of about 300 members from all around Snohomish County. For more information visit http://www.monkeyrun5k.com.