Oct 14, 2013 12:05 PM
The town of Washington will sponsor its first Breast Cancer Walk-a-Thon on Oct. 19.
The walk will run from bridge to bridge, starting on the south side of town entering from Opelousas. Event day registration begins at 12 p.m. The walk will begin at 1 p.m.
Registration for this event is free. The first 50 recipients will receive a free event t-shirt as well as a goodie bag.
Sponsors include Well Care, Andrepont Printing, Inc., Andrepont Printing, Lafayette Coca Cola, W.T. Kenzel, Washington State Bank, Aucoin & Associates, Bodemuller Printing, Mosquito Control, Inc., J B Sandoz, Main Street Grocery & Deli, Lil Sweet Shop, Ardoin's Grocery, Olive Designing, and Kirt's Auto & Supply, CITGO, Event Rental and others.
There will be a ceremony including a balloon release directly after the walk at the Washington Community Center. Refreshments will be served.
Please dress appropriately in comfortable clothing and good walking shoes. Remember sunscreen and a hat. Beverages will be provided along the path. All participants are welcome. Course is handicap accessible.
For more information please call 337-826-3626 weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.