City of Alexandria, VA
City of Alexandria Hosts 13th Annual “A Walk in the Park...Strides Toward Success” Walkathon
April 21, 2009
The City of Alexandria will host the 13th annual “A Walk in the Park...Strides Toward Success” walkathon on Saturday, April 25, at Fort Ward Park, 4301 W. Braddock Rd. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the walk begins at 9 a.m. The walkathon course is approximately two miles. All proceeds from the event will benefit Project Discovery-Alexandria, a program that helps low-income and/or first-generation students to succeed in getting into and completing college.
Suggested donations are $20 for adult walkers, $5 for students. All registered participants will receive free t-shirts and be eligible to win prizes.
Alexandria City Councilman Ludwig Gaines is the 2009 Walkathon Honorary Chair. Project Discovery Advisory Board Member Dean Munson is the 2009 Walkathon General Chair.
Project Discovery is a program of the City of Alexandria, Department of Human Services, Office of Youth Services.
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