Boston Marathon Winner will be Special Guest at Charity Event

Dallas, TX (September 27, 2018) – Brinks Home Security TM  is teaming with Mission 500 for the company’s third annual Brinks Home Security 5K on Saturday, Oct.13, 2018, in Farmers Branch, Texas. Desiree Linden, the fastest woman in the 2018 Boston Marathon, will join the event as a special guest. Organizers are hoping to top last year’s total of more than $35,000 to support children and communities in need throughout North Texas including those affected by Hurricane Florence.

We’re proud that the Brinks Home Security 5K is becoming a signature event each fall,” said Jeff Gardner, Brinks Home Security President and Chief Executive Officer. “We are especially excited that Des Linden will be running in this year’s race to help us make an impact in our community.”

The race is open to people of all ages. Participants can register now and see more information at brinkshomesecurity5k.com. Registration is only $30 until Sept. 29, then $35 afterward. Cash prizes and trophies are planned for the top finishers in several categories.

Corporate sponsors of the event include Alarm.com and Cyber Group (Platinum); CDE Tech Solutions (Gold); KMPG, MFB Business Solutions, Northern Lights Direct, and USI Southwest (Silver); and SMB Suite (Bronze). In Kind sponsors include Alpha Graphics and Three Nations Brewery.

Mission 500, a nonprofit charitable organization that works closely with the security industry to serve the needs of children and communities in crisis, is once again partnering with Brinks Home Security for this year’s event. Corporate sponsorships are available at the Platinum, Gold and Silver levels, and in-kind sponsorships (product donations) are also encouraged. Sponsor benefits include a table at the event, company logo on event marketing materials, verbal recognition, and the opportunity to increase the sponsor’s profile within the local community.

For more information on Mission 500 or on how to become involved in supporting Mission 500, contact Jeff Eichenlaub at jeichenlaub@mission500.org, or call 631.219.8728.

To learn more about Brinks Home Security’s full suite of smart, personalized home security solutions, along with professional 24/7 alarm monitoring, visit brinkshome.com   
 
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Jenelle Thomas / LRG Marketing
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About Ascent Capital Group and Brinks Home Security
Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ASCMA) is a holding company whose primary subsidiary operates as Brinks Home Security™, one of the largest home security and alarm monitoring companies in the U.S. Headquartered in the Dallas –Fort Worth area, Brinks Home Security secures approximately 1 million residential and commercial customers through highly responsive, simple security solutions backed by expertly trained professionals. The company has the nation’s largest network of independent authorized dealers –providing products and support to customers in the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico –as well as direct-to-consumer sales of DIY and professionally installed products. To learn more, visit brinkshome.com
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About Mission 500
Mission 500 is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization that works closely with the security industry to serve the needs of underprivileged children living in the United States. Through corporate sponsorships and donations, the volunteer-driven initiative has distributed more than 13,000 book bags filled with school supplies to students attending Title One schools, provided almost 50,000 weekend meals to children who aren’t promised a meal outside of a school setting, and most recently, donated 300 hope packs filled with school supplies and essential hygiene items for children misplaced by natural disasters. Mission 500 also serves as an advisory team for cohorts in Canada and Latin America. Through this partnership, Mission 500 LATAM is currently sponsoring over 1,000 impoverished children around the world.