The 13th Annual Women's Fund Mother's Day Tiara 5K will take place on Sunday, May 12 from 7 am to 12 noon. It was sponsored by the Women's Fund of Southeastern Massachusetts. The event will raise money to help women attain educational and economic success. Director Valerie Bassett visits Townsquare Sunday this week to discuss the Tiara 5K, and how the organization is uplifting women on the SouthCoast.

Townsquare Sunday with Jim Phillips can be heard each Sunday at 6 a.m. on WBSM 1420 and Townsquare Sunday is a weekly public affairs program highlighting non-profits and community organizations in the Greater New Bedford area.

If you have a public event, festival, or neighborhood activity you want to publicize, submit your information here. You can also send an e-mail to Jim Phillips at This program can also be heard by downloading the WBSM app.

With additional reporting by Cameron DaCosta.


More From WBSM-AM/AM 1420