Walk for Women events scheduled


GRAFTON—The PATCH Coalition of Taylor County would like to announce two events geared toward raising funds and finding a cure for breast cancer, while celebrating women everywhere.

The coalition will be sponsoring a Walk For Women Purse Bingo on Saturday, May 6.The event will take place at the Taylor County Senior Center, located at 52 Traps Springs Road, and the doors will open at 2:00 p.m.

All proceeds from the event will benefit the coalition’s Walk for Women and 5K that will take place on Saturday, October 14. The course will begin at the International Mother’s Day Shrine, located at 11 East Main Street, in downtown Grafton.

Registration for the 5K will begin at 8:00 a.m., and the race will kick off at 9:00 a.m.

In addition to the 5K, the event will boast a walk and Kid’s Fun Run. Registration for these events will begin at 10:00 a.m. Walkers and kiddo’s will take to their courses at 11:00 a.m.

During the organization’s Walk for Women and 5K vendors will be set up from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., and kids will be treated to free activities during those hours, as well.

For more information or up-to-date information on both events, be sure to follow Walk for Women Taylor County on Facebook.

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