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Food Bank of Southern Arizona to host "Hunger Walk"

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Posted: Wednesday, September 12, 2012 1:11 pm

Join the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona’s “Hunger Walk” 2012 presented by Casino Del Sol Resort on Saturday, Sept. 29, to help make a difference in the fight against hunger in Southern Arizona. Registration is at 8:00 AM and the walk begins at 9:00 AM. The event will start and finish in Sam Lena Park at the Mulcahy YMCA at Kino Community Center, 2805 E. Ajo Way (near Ajo and Country Club). Community Food Bank CEO, Bill Carnegie will be joined by Allison Alexander, Anchor, News 4 Tucson to host the proceedings.

Walk options are:

The Long Walk - (three and one-half miles) around Sam Lena Park, through the Community Food Bank and return.

The Short Walk- (one mile) from Sam Lena Park, through the Community Food Bank and return.

This will be a fun morning with entertainment, clowns, prizes and music for the entire family.

Marana Hunger Walk 2012:

WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 29, 7 a.m. Registration, 8 a.m. Walk

WHERE: at Crossroads Park

7548 N. Silverbell Road, Marana, AZ 85743 (Silverbell and Cortaro)

The “Hunger Walk” 2012 registration fee is $10 per person for adults, children under 12 are free. Each adult walker receives a T-shirt and water bottle. T-shirts for children may be purchased for $5. To register for any of the Tucson or branch food bank “Hunger Walks”, log onto or call 622-0525 X 492.

Sponsors for the event are; Diamond-Sam Levitz, University of Phoenix, Target and the Volk company. Gold-Western Refining, Geico, Rush Trucks and Trico (Marana). Silver-Ray Scott’s Automotive, Wells Fargo (Nogales walk), United Community Health Center (Amado/Green Valley), Caterpillar (Amado/Green Valley), Comcast (Marana) and First Solar (Marana). Bronze-Ludwig, Klewer & Company, Dardon Restaurants, Tucson Federal Credit Union, Tucson Medical Center, Ace Asphalt, Kohl’s and Marana Rotary Club (Marana).

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