2nd annual Naples Buddy Walk
The Buddy Walk was developed by the National Down syndrome Society in 1995 to bring together a wide range of concerned individuals to reach out to friends, family and co-workers to promote awareness and inclusion for people with Down Syndrome and to raise funds for local and national education, awareness and advocacy programs. Collier County Parks & Recreation and Therapeutic Recreation are hosting its 2nd Buddy Walk on Saturday, October 22nd at North Collier Regional Park, 15000 Livingston Rd., Naples FL. Registration for the Buddy Walk will begin at 8:30 a.m. The walk begins at 10:30 a.m. and lunch and activities will take place at 11 a.m. Individual walker registration fee is $15.00. Team fees are 4 walkers- $40. 5 walkers- $50; 6 walkers - $60; 7 walkers - $70; 8 walkers - $80. The Department is also looking for Corporate Sponsors, which include BFF - $1,500 ; Bestie - $1,000; Buddy - $750; Best Friend - $500; Pal - $250. There are a variety of activities and entertainment planned for this event, from arts and craft projects to bounce house inflatables. There will be something to do for everyone in the family. Come out and support your local community members living with Down Syndrome or become a volunteer and help make this occasion a joyous one for all. For more information, visit www.collierparks.com or call Theodore Ross at 252-4000, or Christina Cain at 252-4187.
Naples Buddy Walk
North Collier Regional Park, 15000 Livingston Rd., Naples, FL 34104