Helen’s Walk/Run Set For April 22


On Sunday, April 22, people of all ages and abilities will join together at the Sands Point Preserve for Helen’s Run/Walk 2018. Enjoy the beauty of Sands Point as locals run or walk with a purpose, to support people who live with a combined vision and hearing loss. The annual 5K/3.1 mile event benefits the Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults (HKNC) and its mission to support those living with combined vision and hearing loss.

Deaf-blind student Elizabeth Aguilera is featured in a new video stating, “This event is for everyone. Deaf-blind, hearing, sighted—come down and join the fun. Jump on board and walk or run. Whatever floats your boat. It’s a great opportunity to meet the community. All the money raised goes straight to supporting the training and advocacy needs of deaf-blind people at HKNC.”

Check-in runs from 7:45 to 9 a.m. and the race begins promptly at 9:30 a.m.
To support Aguilera’s team, form your own, or participate as an individual, register at http://helensrunwalk.kintera.org. To check out Aguilera’s video, visit https://www.helenkeller.org/hks/helens-runwalk-2018. For more information on the event, contact Deborah Rodriguez at 718-522-2122, extension 2204 or via email at drodriguez@helenkeller.org.

The Sands Point Preserve is located at 127 Middle Neck Rd., Sands Point.

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